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The Johnson Nursing Scholarship

An undergraduate and postgraduate coursework scholarship
$5000 scholarship to support nursing students who are experiencing financial hardship.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$5000
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate coursework nursing student
  • Experiencing financial disadvantage
22 March 2021 20 May 2021

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $5000 and is tenable for one year.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • have an unconditional offer of admission or be currently enrolled full-time in a coursework degree at the Sydney Nursing School
  • be experiencing financial disadvantage
  • have not received this scholarship previously.

Background

Established in 2021, this scholarship was generously donated by Michelle Johnson to provide assistance to students who are studying nursing and who are experiencing financial disadvantage.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established in 2021 to provide assistance to students who are studying nursing and who are experiencing financial disadvantage.

b. This Scholarship has been donated by Michelle Johnson.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled full-time in a coursework degree within The University of Sydney Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be experiencing financial disadvantage.

c. Applicants are not eligible for this Scholarship if they have received it previously.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:

I. a personal statement, and

II. evidence of disadvantage.

b. Preference will be given to applicants who are from a rural or remote area and/or identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

c. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School and Dean of the Sydney Nursing School, or their nominated delegate(s).

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $5,000 per annum and is tenable for one year.

b. The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.

c. Deferral and suspension of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Head of School and Dean and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university without prior approval.

d. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

e. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 50 each semester.

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.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

II. commences part-time study,

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.