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James Cook University Townsville Hospital & Health Service Indigenous Academic Merit Scholarship

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James Cook University Townsville Hospital & Health Service Indigenous Academic Merit Scholarship

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March 7, 2021
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Scholarship
Funding Type
Fully Funded
Scholarship Type
Under Graduate

Description

Description

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service indigenous academic merit scholarship was inaugurated in 2018 by the Townsville Hospital and Health Service (THHS). The academic merit scholarship is a combined strategy of the University to increase progression and completion rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in the JCU Bachelor of Nursing Science and the Bachelor of Nursing Science ‐ Bachelor of Midwifery and the Townsville Hospital and Health Service to improve health service access and health outcomes for the regions Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples through developing a nursing and midwifery workforce that reflects the diversity of our community.

 

The academic merit scholarship is awarded to successful students studying Bachelor of Nursing Science or Bachelor of Nursing Science ‐ Bachelor of Midwifery for a period of up to two years

 

This scholarship is subject to the provisions of James Cook University’s Coursework Scholarships, Bursaries and Grants Policy.

Eligibilities

Eligibilities

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service Indigenous Academic Merit Scholarship shall be open to competition among candidates who:

 

  • Identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent;
  • reside in the Townsville region;
  • are or will be enrolled in their 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of the JCU Bachelor of Nursing Science, Bachelor of Nursing-Bachelor of Midwifery;
  • are enrolled full time (minimum of 9 credit points per semester); and
  • Have passed all subjects in the previous semester (min GPA 4.0)

 

Ongoing Eligibility

 

  • The recipient must remain enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing Science or the Bachelor of Nursing Science ‐ Bachelor of Midwifery at JCU and maintain a minimum of a pass in all subjects (Min GPA 4.0).
  • The recipient must be enrolled full time in a minimum of 9 credit points;

Benefits

Benefits

If you are a successful recipient of this scholarship you will receive $6,000 per year paid in two equal instalments after results release date of Study Period 2 (8 December 2020) and Study Period 1 (6 July 2021) each year. Please allow up to six weeks from results release to receive payments.

 

The awarded recipient may also be offered:

 

  • an undergraduate clinical placement at the THHS, subject to the terms of the Queens land Health Student Placement Deed (Group A)
  • an interview for the THHS nursing and midwifery graduate program in accordance with the Queensland Health and THHS requirements (subject to recruitment and selection process)
  • mentoring support as determined by the Clinical Nurse Consultant, Indigenous Health, THHS tailored academic support during the relevant student year by JCU.

 

 

Program Venue

Program Venue
Townsville
Program Country
Australia

Eligible Regions

Eligible Countries

Australia

Eligible Countries

Eligible Countries
Australia

Application Process

Application Process

Selection Criteria

 

The Selection Criteria are:

 

  • academic merit or potential;
  • demonstrate commitment to successful study;
  • letters of reference; and
  • any other criteria that the Selection Committee deems appropriate, including whether the candidate has, or will receive any other scholarship or academic merit award assistance during their studies.

 

Application Procedures

 

Applications must be submitted on the official application form no later than the date set by the Selection Committee for the year in which the award is to be made.

 

Applicants must submit with the official form, where appropriate:

 

  • A written statement of no more than 500 words addressing:
    • your aspirations and motivations for nursing; and
    • the potential benefit of the award.
  • A statutory declaration confirming Aboriginality; and
  • A copy of their curriculum vitae; and
  • At least 2 references, attesting to the applicant’s good character and/or suitability to receive the scholarship, one of which must be from a JCU Indigenous Academic Support advisor
  • any other supporting documentation that would assist the Selection Committee in developing an opinion of the candidate and their suitability for the award.

 

The residential address will be checked to confirm Townsville region resident Applications submitted without the relevant documentation will not be considered.

 

The applicant authorises the Selection Committee to make such enquiries as to the applicant’s good character and suitability to receive the academic merit award, which includes authorisation for the Selection Committee to examine the applicant’s academic record, and seek opinions from relevant members of the academic staff of this University or any other academic institution.

 

Selection Process

 

The award of the academic merit award shall be made in the absolute discretion of the Selection Committee, which shall comprise:

 

  • PVC Indigenous Education and Strategy (Chair), or nominee
  • Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery THHS, or nominee;
  • Head of Academic Group – Nursing and Midwifery, or nominee;
  • An Academic advisor from the IERC; and
  • other members deemed appropriate, as determined by the Chair.

 

The Selection Committee reserves the right:

 

  • not to award the scholarship in any year if, in the opinion of the Selection Committee, there is no candidate of sufficient merit to warrant an award;
  • to award a Academic merit award for a period of one or more years; and
  • to extend an Academic merit award for the existing recipient.

 

The Selection Committee may require applicants to undertake an interview as part of their application.

 

The Selection Committee will determine all matters relating to the selection of the Academic merit award awardee.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Conditions of the Scholarship

 

  • The recipient must meet all ongoing eligibility requirements to receive payments.
  • If the recipient defers their study, the scholarship will be terminated.
  • The recipient of the scholarship shall continue to receive the award on condition that in the opinion of the Selection Committee, and on advice from the Head of the Academic Group in which the recipient is undertaking a course of study, that the recipient maintains a satisfactory level of performance.
  • The recipient may hold another scholarship, but are advised to review Centrelink income thresholds where relevant.
  • The recipient may not already hold a Bachelor’s degree.
  • A student may lodge a request for review of decision in accordance with the provisions of the Student Complaints Policy and Procedures.

 

Administration of the Scholarship

 

  • The award shall be administered by the Scholarships Office, on behalf of the Selection Committee.
  • The funds of the award shall be held in an account in the name of the University and shall be administered by Scholarship Office.
  • Where there is a fund maintaining the award, the annual value of the award shall be approximately equal to the annual income from the fund.
    Income from a fund not expended on the award which it maintains, shall be added to and become part of the fund.
  • Where an award provides some benefit to the recipient from a body external to the University, or an obligation upon a body external to the University, the University, its servants and agents, shall not be liable for that benefit or obligation.

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James Cook University Townsville Hospital & Health Service Indigenous Academic Merit Scholarship

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March 7, 2021
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Opportunity Type Type
Scholarship
Job Type
Full Time
Scholarship Type
Under Graduate

Description

Description

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service indigenous academic merit scholarship was inaugurated in 2018 by the Townsville Hospital and Health Service (THHS). The academic merit scholarship is a combined strategy of the University to increase progression and completion rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in the JCU Bachelor of Nursing Science and the Bachelor of Nursing Science ‐ Bachelor of Midwifery and the Townsville Hospital and Health Service to improve health service access and health outcomes for the regions Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples through developing a nursing and midwifery workforce that reflects the diversity of our community.

 

The academic merit scholarship is awarded to successful students studying Bachelor of Nursing Science or Bachelor of Nursing Science ‐ Bachelor of Midwifery for a period of up to two years

 

This scholarship is subject to the provisions of James Cook University’s Coursework Scholarships, Bursaries and Grants Policy.

Eligibilities

Eligibilities

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service Indigenous Academic Merit Scholarship shall be open to competition among candidates who:

 

  • Identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent;
  • reside in the Townsville region;
  • are or will be enrolled in their 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of the JCU Bachelor of Nursing Science, Bachelor of Nursing-Bachelor of Midwifery;
  • are enrolled full time (minimum of 9 credit points per semester); and
  • Have passed all subjects in the previous semester (min GPA 4.0)

 

Ongoing Eligibility

 

  • The recipient must remain enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing Science or the Bachelor of Nursing Science ‐ Bachelor of Midwifery at JCU and maintain a minimum of a pass in all subjects (Min GPA 4.0).
  • The recipient must be enrolled full time in a minimum of 9 credit points;

Benefits

Benefits

If you are a successful recipient of this scholarship you will receive $6,000 per year paid in two equal instalments after results release date of Study Period 2 (8 December 2020) and Study Period 1 (6 July 2021) each year. Please allow up to six weeks from results release to receive payments.

 

The awarded recipient may also be offered:

 

  • an undergraduate clinical placement at the THHS, subject to the terms of the Queens land Health Student Placement Deed (Group A)
  • an interview for the THHS nursing and midwifery graduate program in accordance with the Queensland Health and THHS requirements (subject to recruitment and selection process)
  • mentoring support as determined by the Clinical Nurse Consultant, Indigenous Health, THHS tailored academic support during the relevant student year by JCU.

 

 

Program Venue

Program Venue
Townsville

Eligible Regions

Eligible Countries

Eligible Countries

Australia

Application Process

Application Process

Selection Criteria

 

The Selection Criteria are:

 

  • academic merit or potential;
  • demonstrate commitment to successful study;
  • letters of reference; and
  • any other criteria that the Selection Committee deems appropriate, including whether the candidate has, or will receive any other scholarship or academic merit award assistance during their studies.

 

Application Procedures

 

Applications must be submitted on the official application form no later than the date set by the Selection Committee for the year in which the award is to be made.

 

Applicants must submit with the official form, where appropriate:

 

  • A written statement of no more than 500 words addressing:
    • your aspirations and motivations for nursing; and
    • the potential benefit of the award.
  • A statutory declaration confirming Aboriginality; and
  • A copy of their curriculum vitae; and
  • At least 2 references, attesting to the applicant’s good character and/or suitability to receive the scholarship, one of which must be from a JCU Indigenous Academic Support advisor
  • any other supporting documentation that would assist the Selection Committee in developing an opinion of the candidate and their suitability for the award.

 

The residential address will be checked to confirm Townsville region resident Applications submitted without the relevant documentation will not be considered.

 

The applicant authorises the Selection Committee to make such enquiries as to the applicant’s good character and suitability to receive the academic merit award, which includes authorisation for the Selection Committee to examine the applicant’s academic record, and seek opinions from relevant members of the academic staff of this University or any other academic institution.

 

Selection Process

 

The award of the academic merit award shall be made in the absolute discretion of the Selection Committee, which shall comprise:

 

  • PVC Indigenous Education and Strategy (Chair), or nominee
  • Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery THHS, or nominee;
  • Head of Academic Group – Nursing and Midwifery, or nominee;
  • An Academic advisor from the IERC; and
  • other members deemed appropriate, as determined by the Chair.

 

The Selection Committee reserves the right:

 

  • not to award the scholarship in any year if, in the opinion of the Selection Committee, there is no candidate of sufficient merit to warrant an award;
  • to award a Academic merit award for a period of one or more years; and
  • to extend an Academic merit award for the existing recipient.

 

The Selection Committee may require applicants to undertake an interview as part of their application.

 

The Selection Committee will determine all matters relating to the selection of the Academic merit award awardee.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Conditions of the Scholarship

 

  • The recipient must meet all ongoing eligibility requirements to receive payments.
  • If the recipient defers their study, the scholarship will be terminated.
  • The recipient of the scholarship shall continue to receive the award on condition that in the opinion of the Selection Committee, and on advice from the Head of the Academic Group in which the recipient is undertaking a course of study, that the recipient maintains a satisfactory level of performance.
  • The recipient may hold another scholarship, but are advised to review Centrelink income thresholds where relevant.
  • The recipient may not already hold a Bachelor’s degree.
  • A student may lodge a request for review of decision in accordance with the provisions of the Student Complaints Policy and Procedures.

 

Administration of the Scholarship

 

  • The award shall be administered by the Scholarships Office, on behalf of the Selection Committee.
  • The funds of the award shall be held in an account in the name of the University and shall be administered by Scholarship Office.
  • Where there is a fund maintaining the award, the annual value of the award shall be approximately equal to the annual income from the fund.
    Income from a fund not expended on the award which it maintains, shall be added to and become part of the fund.
  • Where an award provides some benefit to the recipient from a body external to the University, or an obligation upon a body external to the University, the University, its servants and agents, shall not be liable for that benefit or obligation.

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James Cook University Townsville Hospital & Health Service Indigenous Academic Merit Scholarship

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March 7, 2021
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Opportunity Type

Opportunity Type
Scholarship
Intership Type
Select Type
Scholarship Type
Under Graduate

Description

Description

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service indigenous academic merit scholarship was inaugurated in 2018 by the Townsville Hospital and Health Service (THHS). The academic merit scholarship is a combined strategy of the University to increase progression and completion rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in the JCU Bachelor of Nursing Science and the Bachelor of Nursing Science ‐ Bachelor of Midwifery and the Townsville Hospital and Health Service to improve health service access and health outcomes for the regions Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples through developing a nursing and midwifery workforce that reflects the diversity of our community.

 

The academic merit scholarship is awarded to successful students studying Bachelor of Nursing Science or Bachelor of Nursing Science ‐ Bachelor of Midwifery for a period of up to two years

 

This scholarship is subject to the provisions of James Cook University’s Coursework Scholarships, Bursaries and Grants Policy.

Eligibilities

Eligibilities

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service Indigenous Academic Merit Scholarship shall be open to competition among candidates who:

 

  • Identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent;
  • reside in the Townsville region;
  • are or will be enrolled in their 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of the JCU Bachelor of Nursing Science, Bachelor of Nursing-Bachelor of Midwifery;
  • are enrolled full time (minimum of 9 credit points per semester); and
  • Have passed all subjects in the previous semester (min GPA 4.0)

 

Ongoing Eligibility

 

  • The recipient must remain enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing Science or the Bachelor of Nursing Science ‐ Bachelor of Midwifery at JCU and maintain a minimum of a pass in all subjects (Min GPA 4.0).
  • The recipient must be enrolled full time in a minimum of 9 credit points;

Benefits

Benefits

If you are a successful recipient of this scholarship you will receive $6,000 per year paid in two equal instalments after results release date of Study Period 2 (8 December 2020) and Study Period 1 (6 July 2021) each year. Please allow up to six weeks from results release to receive payments.

 

The awarded recipient may also be offered:

 

  • an undergraduate clinical placement at the THHS, subject to the terms of the Queens land Health Student Placement Deed (Group A)
  • an interview for the THHS nursing and midwifery graduate program in accordance with the Queensland Health and THHS requirements (subject to recruitment and selection process)
  • mentoring support as determined by the Clinical Nurse Consultant, Indigenous Health, THHS tailored academic support during the relevant student year by JCU.

 

 

Program Venue

Program Venue
Townsville

Eligible Regions

Eligible Countries

Eligible Countries

Australia

Application Process

Application Process

Selection Criteria

 

The Selection Criteria are:

 

  • academic merit or potential;
  • demonstrate commitment to successful study;
  • letters of reference; and
  • any other criteria that the Selection Committee deems appropriate, including whether the candidate has, or will receive any other scholarship or academic merit award assistance during their studies.

 

Application Procedures

 

Applications must be submitted on the official application form no later than the date set by the Selection Committee for the year in which the award is to be made.

 

Applicants must submit with the official form, where appropriate:

 

  • A written statement of no more than 500 words addressing:
    • your aspirations and motivations for nursing; and
    • the potential benefit of the award.
  • A statutory declaration confirming Aboriginality; and
  • A copy of their curriculum vitae; and
  • At least 2 references, attesting to the applicant’s good character and/or suitability to receive the scholarship, one of which must be from a JCU Indigenous Academic Support advisor
  • any other supporting documentation that would assist the Selection Committee in developing an opinion of the candidate and their suitability for the award.

 

The residential address will be checked to confirm Townsville region resident Applications submitted without the relevant documentation will not be considered.

 

The applicant authorises the Selection Committee to make such enquiries as to the applicant’s good character and suitability to receive the academic merit award, which includes authorisation for the Selection Committee to examine the applicant’s academic record, and seek opinions from relevant members of the academic staff of this University or any other academic institution.

 

Selection Process

 

The award of the academic merit award shall be made in the absolute discretion of the Selection Committee, which shall comprise:

 

  • PVC Indigenous Education and Strategy (Chair), or nominee
  • Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery THHS, or nominee;
  • Head of Academic Group – Nursing and Midwifery, or nominee;
  • An Academic advisor from the IERC; and
  • other members deemed appropriate, as determined by the Chair.

 

The Selection Committee reserves the right:

 

  • not to award the scholarship in any year if, in the opinion of the Selection Committee, there is no candidate of sufficient merit to warrant an award;
  • to award a Academic merit award for a period of one or more years; and
  • to extend an Academic merit award for the existing recipient.

 

The Selection Committee may require applicants to undertake an interview as part of their application.

 

The Selection Committee will determine all matters relating to the selection of the Academic merit award awardee.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Conditions of the Scholarship

 

  • The recipient must meet all ongoing eligibility requirements to receive payments.
  • If the recipient defers their study, the scholarship will be terminated.
  • The recipient of the scholarship shall continue to receive the award on condition that in the opinion of the Selection Committee, and on advice from the Head of the Academic Group in which the recipient is undertaking a course of study, that the recipient maintains a satisfactory level of performance.
  • The recipient may hold another scholarship, but are advised to review Centrelink income thresholds where relevant.
  • The recipient may not already hold a Bachelor’s degree.
  • A student may lodge a request for review of decision in accordance with the provisions of the Student Complaints Policy and Procedures.

 

Administration of the Scholarship

 

  • The award shall be administered by the Scholarships Office, on behalf of the Selection Committee.
  • The funds of the award shall be held in an account in the name of the University and shall be administered by Scholarship Office.
  • Where there is a fund maintaining the award, the annual value of the award shall be approximately equal to the annual income from the fund.
    Income from a fund not expended on the award which it maintains, shall be added to and become part of the fund.
  • Where an award provides some benefit to the recipient from a body external to the University, or an obligation upon a body external to the University, the University, its servants and agents, shall not be liable for that benefit or obligation.

Fully Funded

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Description

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service indigenous academic merit scholarship was inaugurated in 2018 by the Townsville Hospital and Health Service (THHS). The academic merit scholarship is a combined strategy of the University to increase progression and completion rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in the JCU Bachelor of Nursing Science and the Bachelor of Nursing Science ‐ Bachelor of Midwifery and the Townsville Hospital and Health Service to improve health service access and health outcomes for the regions Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples through developing a nursing and midwifery workforce that reflects the diversity of our community.

 

The academic merit scholarship is awarded to successful students studying Bachelor of Nursing Science or Bachelor of Nursing Science ‐ Bachelor of Midwifery for a period of up to two years

 

This scholarship is subject to the provisions of James Cook University’s Coursework Scholarships, Bursaries and Grants Policy.

BENIFITS

If you are a successful recipient of this scholarship you will receive $6,000 per year paid in two equal instalments after results release date of Study Period 2 (8 December 2020) and Study Period 1 (6 July 2021) each year. Please allow up to six weeks from results release to receive payments.

 

The awarded recipient may also be offered:

 

  • an undergraduate clinical placement at the THHS, subject to the terms of the Queens land Health Student Placement Deed (Group A)
  • an interview for the THHS nursing and midwifery graduate program in accordance with the Queensland Health and THHS requirements (subject to recruitment and selection process)
  • mentoring support as determined by the Clinical Nurse Consultant, Indigenous Health, THHS tailored academic support during the relevant student year by JCU.

 

 

Eligibilities

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service Indigenous Academic Merit Scholarship shall be open to competition among candidates who:

 

  • Identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent;
  • reside in the Townsville region;
  • are or will be enrolled in their 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of the JCU Bachelor of Nursing Science, Bachelor of Nursing-Bachelor of Midwifery;
  • are enrolled full time (minimum of 9 credit points per semester); and
  • Have passed all subjects in the previous semester (min GPA 4.0)

 

Ongoing Eligibility

 

  • The recipient must remain enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing Science or the Bachelor of Nursing Science ‐ Bachelor of Midwifery at JCU and maintain a minimum of a pass in all subjects (Min GPA 4.0).
  • The recipient must be enrolled full time in a minimum of 9 credit points;

For Further Queries:

Email at scholarships@jcu.edu.au for more queries.

Eligible Regions:

Program Venue:

It will be held in Townsville.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Selection Criteria

 

The Selection Criteria are:

 

  • academic merit or potential;
  • demonstrate commitment to successful study;
  • letters of reference; and
  • any other criteria that the Selection Committee deems appropriate, including whether the candidate has, or will receive any other scholarship or academic merit award assistance during their studies.

 

Application Procedures

 

Applications must be submitted on the official application form no later than the date set by the Selection Committee for the year in which the award is to be made.

 

Applicants must submit with the official form, where appropriate:

 

  • A written statement of no more than 500 words addressing:
    • your aspirations and motivations for nursing; and
    • the potential benefit of the award.
  • A statutory declaration confirming Aboriginality; and
  • A copy of their curriculum vitae; and
  • At least 2 references, attesting to the applicant’s good character and/or suitability to receive the scholarship, one of which must be from a JCU Indigenous Academic Support advisor
  • any other supporting documentation that would assist the Selection Committee in developing an opinion of the candidate and their suitability for the award.

 

The residential address will be checked to confirm Townsville region resident Applications submitted without the relevant documentation will not be considered.

 

The applicant authorises the Selection Committee to make such enquiries as to the applicant’s good character and suitability to receive the academic merit award, which includes authorisation for the Selection Committee to examine the applicant’s academic record, and seek opinions from relevant members of the academic staff of this University or any other academic institution.

 

Selection Process

 

The award of the academic merit award shall be made in the absolute discretion of the Selection Committee, which shall comprise:

 

  • PVC Indigenous Education and Strategy (Chair), or nominee
  • Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery THHS, or nominee;
  • Head of Academic Group – Nursing and Midwifery, or nominee;
  • An Academic advisor from the IERC; and
  • other members deemed appropriate, as determined by the Chair.

 

The Selection Committee reserves the right:

 

  • not to award the scholarship in any year if, in the opinion of the Selection Committee, there is no candidate of sufficient merit to warrant an award;
  • to award a Academic merit award for a period of one or more years; and
  • to extend an Academic merit award for the existing recipient.

 

The Selection Committee may require applicants to undertake an interview as part of their application.

 

The Selection Committee will determine all matters relating to the selection of the Academic merit award awardee.

Applications will be closed at:
March 7, 2021
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