The purpose of the Scholarship is to provide support for Aboriginal students to access and attain tertiary qualifications in health related disciplines offered ...
The Nellie Thomas Bursary
The Nellie Thomas Bursary was founded in 2008 in memory of Nellie Bertha (McDowell) Baker and Thomas McDowell. The aim of the Bursary is to assist an Indigenous student studying in the field of Medicine in the School of Medicine and Dentistry with additional cost associated with studying at University. The Bursary is aimed at applicants who can demonstrate financial disadvantage.
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How to apply
Externally managed. Apply at https://www.griffith.edu.au/scholarships/scholarship-listings/the-nellie-thomas-bursary
To be eligible you must:
Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident;
Be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander:
Be able to demonstrate financial disadvantage;
Be accepted into or enrolled in a program in the field of Medicine or Health.
How to Apply
To be considered for this scholarship you must complete the following sections within the application:
Secondary Education History (Commencing students);
Program (Continuing students)
Income and expenditure: Demonstrate financial disadvantage by either being in receipt of a means-tested Commonwealth income support payment or a comprehensive assessment by the University.
Career goals and aims: What are your career goals?
Scholarship benefit: How will the Bursary assist you?
Challenge(s) experienced: What challenges have you overcome?
Priority is to be given to the students studying in the School of Medicine and Dentistry. If there is no suitable applicant, then the Bursary can be awarded to a student studying in a Health program.