This scholarship supports Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students undertaking an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree at the Faculty of Medicine and Health.
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This scholarship is valued at $5000 per annum.
Established by the Faculty of Medicine and Health, this Scholarship is to assist Indigenous students to undertake a course in a wide range of health-related professions.
This scholarship is to assist student to gain an education which will in turn enable them to use this education for the benefit of other Indigenous people in some of our remote areas.
a. Established by the Faculty of Medicine and Health, this Scholarship is to assist Indigenous students to undertake a course in a wide range of health-related professions.
b. This scholarship is to assist student to gain an education which will in turn enable them to use this education for the benefit of other Indigenous people in some of our remote areas.
a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled in full-time in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree within the Faculty of Medicine and Health.
b. Applicants must have completed at least one year of tertiary study at an Australian University.
c. Applicants must be of an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.
d. Applicants proposed course of study should be of significant benefit to the needs of the Aboriginal community.
3. Selection Criteria
a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:
I. academic merit,
II. curriculum vitae,
III. confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Identity,
IV. references from two referees. One of those references must be from an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person or someone who is able to confirm the applicant’s Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identity, and
V. a personal statement that demonstrates how the applicant will contribute to improving Indigenous health as a qualified medical practitioner or health worker.
b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Australian Rotary Health.
a. A full-time enrolled recipient will receive the scholarship valued at $5000 per annum. The duration of the Scholarship will be outlined in the recipients Scholarship Offer Letter.
b. A recipient must be approved to hold the scholarship on a part-time basis by Australian Rotary Health. If approved the scholarship will be reduced to 50% of the full-time rate per annum and the duration of the scholarship will be extended to be equivalent to the previously approved full-time duration outlined in the recipients Scholarship Offer Letter.
c. The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.
d. Deferral or suspension of the of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Australian Rotary Health.
e. The Scholarship is not transferable to another faculty or university from Australian Rotary Health.
f. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.
g. No other amount is payable.
5. Ongoing eligibility
a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must provide to Australian Rotary Health as requested the following at the end of each semester:
I. a one-page report on the activities undertaken in the semester,
II. confirmation of enrolment in the next semester, and
III. a transcript of the semester’s results.
b. Recipients undertaking an exchange during the tenure of this Scholarship are required to have achieved a Satisfied Requirements grade (SR) to receive their next payment.
a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:
I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,
II. commences part-time study without prior approval of the Australian Rotary Health,
III. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,
IV. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their Scholarship application, or
V. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave.
b. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.
c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or the Scholarship is terminated under any instance in the Termination Clause of these terms and conditions, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.