Clinical placements. Students enrolled in an approved undergraduate or entry level nursing course to undertake placement in either: an Aboriginal Medical Service (AMS) or a health facility that services a significant proportion of indigenous patients/clients, an emergency department or a rural or remote facility.
Maximum 6 week placement. Funding may include reimbursement of travel and accommodation and an allowance for living expenses.
Australian College of Nursing (ACN) Grants and Awards
4 scholarships to complete the ACN Graduate Certificate in Breast Cancer Nursing commencing in July each year. At least one scholarship for a nurse who is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.
Enrolled at James Cook University. Undergraduate nursing and midwifery students who are Indigenous. Entering their second year of study in either the Bachelor of Nursing Science of Bachelor of Nursing Science/Bachelor of Midwifery within the discipline of nursing, midwifery & nutrition.
$7,500 per year for two years. Paid quarterly each year.
NSW Department of Health Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nursing and midwifery scholarships
Available for Indigenous students for fulltime/part time/distance education undertaking a Bachelor of nursing or Bachelor of midwifery. Must live in NSW.
Between $1,000 and $8,000 per subject.
Ochre Health Foundation Scholarship
Available to students currently completing a tertiary course in a health profession. Must have completed secondary schooling in Barham, Boggabri, Bourke, Brewarrina, Collarenebri, Coonamble, Condobolin and Lightning Ridge
Jack and Eleanor Bendat Rural Indigenous Scholarship
The scholarship aims to provide opportunities for supporting clinical placement in Sydney Local Health District for the purpose of updating skills needed for Obstetric or Midwifery practice. Applicants must be medical and midwifery clinicians of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent and working in Aboriginal communities preferably located more than 200km from the nearest major obstetric facility.
June 30 and November 30 each year. Open in March
UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship focused on preventing burn injury for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children
Although it is not a identified position, the ideal candidate will be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person with an undergraduate degree in allied health, medical sciences or nursing with honours.