Calvary John James Hospital Excellence in Nursing/Paramedicine Scholarships
Calvary John James Hospital is the largest private hospital in the ACT, located in the prestigious suburb of Deakin. The hospital comprises acute and medical services to a regional population of 518,000. Calvary John James provides the only private maternity unit on the south side of Canberra with a special care nursery. It also has the only purpose built private rehabilitation unit with hydrotherapy pool in Canberra. The hospital is a Catholic facility and is in the Tradition of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary.
The Scholarship was established in 2015 by Calvary with a vision to encourage students to pursue their passion in Health Care. The Scholarship will support fresh school leavers to study Nursing/Paramedicine at ACU’s Canberra campus.
Four scholarships valued at $2,500 each, paid in one lump sum.
This scholarship is open to applicants who meet all of the following criteria:
Australian citizens and permanent residents
Studying at the Canberra campus
Enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Nursing (including dual degree)
In the first year of their course.
The following documents must be submitted with the application:
A written statement of approximately 200-400 words outlining:
how the Scholarship could financially support you whilst studying
any community activities you have undertaken which demonstrate your commitment to the Mission and values of ACU.
Evidence of ATAR ranking, previous university results, or equivalent;
Written reference (academic) which addresses the selection criteria;
Written reference (community service) which addresses the selection criteria.
Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria:
The recipients will be selected by the Scholarships Office.
Recipients are requested to submit a letter of appreciation for the donor explaining how the Bursary has assisted them. The letter should be submitted to the Scholarships Office no later than 1 October.
Two scholarships are available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing and two scholarships are available to students enrolled in the dual degree Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Paramedicine.