Dr (Aunty) Mary Atkinson Scholarships

While the scholarship is named after Dr (Aunty) Mary Atkinson, it’ll have your name on it if you’re one of the top performing Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students looking to study education or nursing at Deakin with the National Indigenous Knowledges Education Research Innovation (NIKERI) Institute. This scholarship will be awarded to one nursing student and one education student.

Scholarship details

Value: Value may vary

Duration: Duration of the program

Availability: 2 scholarships offered

Application dates

Open all year round

Options


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Academic merit
High school leavers

Areas of study:

  • Nursing
  • Teacher education

At Institution:

  • Deakin University

Study level:

  • Undergraduate

Study Load:

  • Full Time

Location:

  • VIC

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this scholarship you must be:
An Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person;
Enrolled with the National Indigenous Knowledges Education Research Innovation (NIKERI) Institute;
Enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place;
A commencing student enrolled for the first time at Deakin University in Trimester 1 2022 in the Bachelor of Nursing or a Bachelor of Education.

How to Apply

No application is required. This scholarship is automatically awarded based on eligibility and selection criteria. So if you’re the top Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student admitted to a nursing or education degree with the NIKERI Institute, then this scholarship could be yours.

Further Information

This scholarship is automatically selected based on course offer.