Sister Cecily Dunne Scholarship

About this scholarship

Established in 2000 by St John of God Health Care (Ballarat) to celebrate the contribution of Sister Cecily Dunne SJG who was the principal nurse educator of the School of Nursing, St John of God Hospital, Ballarat from 1971 until it closed in 1990.

Application dates

Open Date: Closed

Close Date: Closed

Scholarship type



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

Student type

Current Students


  • Citizenship: domestic and international students
  • Faculty: Health Sciences
  • Course: Bachelor of Nursing (including dual degrees)
  • Campus: Ballarat
  • Year level: third year

Application process

Apply online by clicking the button below and completing the application form. You must attach the following documentation with your application:

  • Written statement of approximately 200 words outlining;
    • Why have you chosen to undertake your degree? And what do you hope to achieve with it in the future?
  • Academic transcript
  • Written reference (academic or professional)

Selection criteria

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

  • Written statement
  • Academic merit
  • Written reference

Selection process

Applications will be shortlisted by the Scholarships Office and a recipient selected by the donor and a representative of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine, Ballarat Campus.

Ongoing requirements

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 each year.

Applications are closed

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