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Women's Plans Foundation Award

A scholarship in reproductive and family health or global health
$1000 scholarship to support postgraduate and honours students at the Sydney Nursing School.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$1000
  • Domestic student studying honours or postgraduate nursing course
  • Interested in reproductive health in third world countries
14 December 2020 31 January 2021

How to apply

Apply here.

The scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School and Dean of the Sydney Nursing School, and the Women’s Plan Foundation, or their nominated delegates. 

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $1000.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • be currently enrolled in a postgraduate degree program or in an undergraduate honours year program in the Sydney Nursing School
  • not be in your final year of study
  • be able to demonstrate interest in reproductive health and family planning as a component of women’s development in third world countries.

Background

This scholarship was established to assist students studying at the University of Sydney Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery (Sydney Nursing School) who have demonstrated interest in reproductive health and family planning as a component of women’s development in third world countries.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established to assist students studying at the University of Sydney Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery (Sydney Nursing School) who have demonstrated interest in reproductive health and family planning as a component of women’s development in third world countries.

b. This Scholarship has been donated by The Women’s Plan Foundation.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be Australian Citizens or Australian permanent residents.

b. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a postgraduate degree program or in an undergraduate honours year program in the Sydney Nursing School.

c. Applicants must not be in their final year of study.

d. Applicants must be able to demonstrate interest in reproductive health and family planning as a component of women’s development in third world countries.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,

II. curriculum vitae outlining relevant professional experience, volunteer work or special need, and

III. a personal statement outlining their academic record, and demonstrating their interest in reproductive health and family planning as a component of women’s development in third world countries.

b. Preference may be given to applicants with the ability to demonstrate hardship (illness, physical disability, financial need, family circumstances or other hardship).

c. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School and Dean of the Sydney Nursing School, and the Women’s Plan Foundation, or their nominated delegates. 

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $1,000 per annum and is paid as a one-off payment.

b. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.

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

d. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. Not applicable.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. 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

II. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.

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 withdraws from the relevant course, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.

7. Other

a. The recipient will be expected to speak later in the year at a Women’s Plans Foundation function about what the Award is achieving, and be featured on the WPF website.

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