Gill Family Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship

About this scholarship

Established in 2014, the Gill Family Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship is intended to assist students from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds.

Application dates

Open Date: Thursday 06 September 2018

Close Date: Monday 11 March 2019

Scholarship type

Equity

Value

  • The scholarship is valued at $2,500, to be paid in one lump sum.
  • There is one scholarship available.

Student type

Current Students

Eligibility

This scholarship is open to applicants who meet all of the following criteria:

  • Citizenship: Australian
  • Target group: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
  • Campus: Melbourne or Ballarat
  • Course: enrolled in a Nursing and/or Midwifery degree

Application process

The following documents must be submitted with the application:

  • A written statement of approximately 200 words outlining:
    • how the Scholarship could financially support your studies
    • how your intended degree would potentially benefit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Evidence of your contribution to community service and social justice
  • Evidence of financial need
  • Academic Transcript (current)
  • Resume

Selection criteria

Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria:

  • Written statement
  • Contribution to community service and social justice
  • Financial need

Selection process

Applications will be shortlisted by the Scholarships Office and a recipient selected by a selection committee comprised of the donor, a representative of the School of Nursing and Midwifery, and a representative from the Jim-baa-yer Indigenous Higher Education Unit.

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