The Emergency Nursing staff of St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne have raised funds over the years to establish this scholarship to support socially and economically disadvantaged students who aspire to join the nursing profession. Established in 2014 this scholarship offers students the opportunity to be supported whilst studying Nursing at ACU and the opportunity to interview for a graduate year at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne.
Open: Monday, 21 October 2018
Close: Monday, 11 March 2019
The scholarship is valued at $4,000, to be paid in one lump sum.
There is one scholarship available.
Commencing and Current
Citizenship: domestic and international students who hold a Temporary Protection visa (TPV) or a Safe Haven Enterprise visa (SHEV) or asylum seekers on a Bridging visa A (BVA) or E (BE)
Faculty: Health Sciences
Course: Undergraduate Nursing or Midwifery degree
Year level: any
Apply online by clicking the button below and completing the application form. You must attach the following documentation with your application:
A written statement of approximately 300 words outlining:
your commitment to nursing and healthcare
your personal career aspirations
how you have been disadvantaged due to any of the following: coming from a regional or a remote area, having carer or sole parent responsibilities, financial hardship, disability or chronic medical conditions, English language difficulties, refugee status or the effects of abuse.
how the scholarship could finically support your study
Written reference which addresses the above criteria.
Evidence of financial need
Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria:
Applicants will be shortlisted and selected by the Scholarship Office.
The selected recipient will be given an opportunity to attend an interview for a place at St Vincent’s Hospital for their graduate year.
Recipients are requested to submit a letter of appreciation for the donor explaining how the Scholarship has assisted them. The letter should be submitted to the Scholarships Office no later than 1 October of each year.