Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service Scholarship

With a mission to improve health outcomes for the local Aboriginal community, the Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service offers this scholarship to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students commencing studies in Health and Rehabilitation, Speech Pathology, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy or Podiatric Medicine on the Albury-Wodonga Campus.

Scholarship details

Value: $10,000 approx. total

Duration: 3 Years

Application dates


Close: 15/03/2021


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants

Areas of study:

  • Health services and support
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Science and mathematics
  • Social work

At Institution:

  • Charles Sturt University

Study level:

  • Undergraduate

Study Load:

  • Full Time


  • NSW

Eligibility Criteria

1st Year

Bachelor of Health & Rehabilitation Science / Bachelor of Health Science (Food & Nutrition) / Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health) / Bachelor of Nursing / Bachelor of Occupational Therapy / Bachelor of Physiotherapy / Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine / Bachelor of Human Services (with specialisations) / Bachelor of Social Work / Bachelor of Dental Science / Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (with specialisations) / Bachelor of Oral Health (Therapy & Hygiene) / Bachelor of Psychology


Resident of the AWAHS service area (approx within 100km radius of Albury-Wodonga).

Confirmation of Aboriginality.

Applicant to possess a sound academic record.


Scholarship value of $10,000 will be paid as $3,333 per annum over three years pending ongoing enrolment and a satisfactory GPA is maintained.

This scholarship comes with priority work placement opportunities and ongoing mentoring.

Recipient will have the opportunity for paid work placement during university holidays.

Full time employment opportunities at AWAHS following completion of studies.