Dorothea Swift Nursing Scholarship

“The Dorothea Swift Nursing scholarships are targeted at nursing students commencing their first semester of study in the ECU Bachelor of Science (Nursing) for 2021. The scholarship offers payments of $4,000 per semester (max 6), for a total of $24,000 over 3 years.

Scholarship details

Value: $24,000 approx. total

Duration: 3 Years

Application dates

Opening Soon

Open: 01/03/2022
Close: 01/04/2022


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Remote/rural students

Areas of study:

  • Nursing

At Institution:

  • Edith Cowan University

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Honours, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma

Study Load:

  • Full Time


  • WA

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

be an Australian citizen, or an Australian permanent resident;
be enrolled in your first semester of study in the ECU Bachelor of Science (Nursing) C33;
have and maintain an academic progression status of GREEN;
be studying on-campus and be enrolled in a minimum of 30 credit points per semester;
be a resident of Western Australia, and:
have or intend to relocate from a rural or remote area of WA; or
be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
not be in receipt of any other donor or industry funded scholarship.

How to Apply

Application is made via the ECU Online Scholarship Application Portal. Access to the portal is available between application opening and closing dates.

Applicants will be required to provide a personal statement of no more than 500 words demonstrating;

Your financial circumstances;
Any social disadvantages;
Your achievements; and
Reasons for choosing Nursing as a career.

Further Information

This scholarship is open to current ECU students.
Questions about this scholarship can be directed to AskUs.