Gill Family Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Scholarships

About this scholarship

Established in 2014, the Gill Family Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Scholarship reflects ACU's commitment to academic excellence in the undergraduate nursing and midwifery program. The Scholarship is designed to recognise high achievement and assist students financially in their final year of studies.

Application dates

Open Date: Thursday 06 September 2018

Close Date: Monday 11 March 2019

Scholarship type

Merit

Value

One scholarship valued at $2,500 is available each year, paid in one lump sum.

Student type

Current Students

Eligibility

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

  • Citizenship: domestic students
  • Campus: Melbourne or Ballarat
  • Course: enrolled in a Nursing or midwifery degree
  • Year level: final year of study
  • Attained a GPA of 6.00 on the ACU seven point scale

Application process

The following documents must be submitted with the application:

  • A written statement of approximately 200 words outlining:
    • future career aspirations
  • Academic transcript (current course)
  • Resume
  • Reference (academic)
  • Evidence of your contribution to and/or leadership in community service and social justice

Selection criteria

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

  • Written statement
  • Academic merit
  • Reference
  • Community service and social justice

Selection process

Applications will be shortlisted by the Scholarships Office and a recipient selected by a selection committee comprised of the donor and a representative of the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

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