St Vincent's Melbourne Nursing Scholarship

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne has been providing compassionate health care for more than 75 years. This Scholarship was established in 2010 to create opportunities for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students studying at the Melbourne or Ballarat campus to pursue studies in nursing. Recipients are given the opportunity to complete their graduate year at St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne.

Scholarship details

Value: $15,000 approx. total

Duration: 4 Years

Availability: 1 scholarship offered

Application dates

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This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Academic merit

Areas of study:

  • Health services and support
  • Nursing

At Institution:

  • Australian Catholic University

Study level:

  • Undergraduate

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


  • VIC

Eligibility Criteria

This scholarship is open to applicants who meet all of the following criteria by the application close date:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students;
Faculty: Health Sciences;
Course: Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Midwifery or Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Paramedicine;
Campus: Melbourne or Ballarat.

How to Apply

If you would like assistance with completing your application, please contact your local Indigenous Higher Education Unit.

Further Information

Applications must include:
One written reference;
Evidence of academic merit (applies to future students only);
A written statement of approx. 200 words outlining:
your commitment to the nursing and/or midwifery and/or paramedic profession and Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander healthcare overall;
your leadership experience, community and family service activities;
your personal career aspirations; and
how the scholarship could financially support your program of study.