The Rural and Remote Nursing Placement Scholarship has been established to provide assistance to undergraduate Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Bachelor of Nursing students undertaking their Professional Experience Placement (PEP) at an approved clinical education facility in a rural or remote setting.
The Scholarship has been established through a generous donation from St Theodore’s Anglican Church, Toorak Gardens.
Flinders University is a public university in Adelaide, South Australia. Founded in 1966, it was named in honour of navigator Matthew Flinders, who explored and surveyed the South Australian coastline in the early 19th century. Flinders is a verdant university and a member of the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) Group and ranks in the 10-16 bracket in Australia and 36th in the world of those established less than 50 years. Academically, the university pioneered a cross-disciplinary approach to education, and its faculties of medicine and the humanities are ranked amon... read more
The scholarship will provide a contribution towards a living allowance and travel costs, and subject to the availability of funds, will be awarded to one student to a total value of $2,000 annually.
Applicants for the scholarship must:
The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and the applicant’s commitment to working in a rural or remote area upon completion of their studies.
Selection of the candidate(s) will be made by a panel which will include representatives from the College of Nursing and Health Sciences and the Office of Indigenous Strategy and Engagement.
Applications should be submitted online through the Flinders University Student System by the specified closing date.
For more details, visit Flinders University website.