Nursing and Midwifery scholarships

  • The Aboriginal Health Pathways Scholarships

    Value: $5,000 plus $1,500 for material support and resources

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to provide support for Aboriginal students to access and attain tertiary qualifications in health related disciplines offered within the following Schools:

    a. School of Health Sciences;
    b. School of Medicine;
    c. School of Nursing and Midwifery; or
    d. School of Physiotherapy.

    Applications are now closed.

    For further information, please call Professor David Paul on (08) 9433 0525 or email david.paul@nd.edu.au

    Scholarship Guidelines

  • The Beasley Family Scholarship in Medicine and Nursing

    Value: $5,000

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist and encourage Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students enrolled in the School of Medicine or the School of Nursing & Midwifery at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle.

    To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

    1. Be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and state that he/she identifies as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person and is recognised by his/her community as a person of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent;
    2. Be enrolled in the School of Medicine or the School of Nursing & Midwifery at the University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle Campus; and
    3. Be able to demonstrate that their educational opportunities are limited due to adverse circumstances as set out in the Selection Criteria.

    Applications close Thursday 26 November 2020 at 5pm

    Scholarship Conditions

    Application Form

  • The Clem & Rita Honner Perpetual Scholarship in Nursing

    Value: $10,000 per annum

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist a student from regional Western Australia who wishes to commence undergraduate studies with the School of Nursing & Midwifery at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle.

    To be eligible for the Scholarship applicants must:

    1. Be a School Leaver;
    2. Have enrolled as a domestic full time student with the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Fremantle;
    3. Have a permanent home address a distance of at least 160 kilometres from the Perth GPO (measured in a straight line); and
    4. Have been a resident of Western Australia for at least 5 years.

    Applications close Monday 2 November 2020 at 5pm

    Scholarship Conditions

    Application Form

  • The D’Souza Family Scholarship

    Value: $5,000

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist and encourage a student for whom educational opportunities are limited because of financial or personal hardship. The Scholarship is limited to students enrolled in the School of Health Sciences; School of Medicine; School of Nursing and Midwifery; or School of Physiotherapy.

    To be eligible for the Scholarship applicants must:

    1. Be enrolled as a full-time student at the University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle, in one of the above listed schools; and
    2. Be able to demonstrate that their educational opportunities are limited due to adverse circumstances as set out in the Selection Criteria.

    Applications close Thursday 26 November 2020 at 5pm

    Scholarship Conditions

    Application Form

  • The Geraldine Merchant Scholarship in Nursing

    Value: $5,000 per annum

    The purpose of this Scholarship is to assist and encourage students in financial need enrolled in their third semester of studies in the School of Nursing & Midwifery at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle and Broome Campuses.

    To be eligible for the Scholarship applicants must:

    a. Be enrolled in their third semester of studies in a Bachelor of Nursing or a Bachelor of Nursing (EN Articulation Pathway) in the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Fremantle and Broome; and
    b. Be able to demonstrate the circumstances set out in the Selection Criteria.

    Applications close Thursday 26 November 2020 at 5pm

    Scholarship Conditions

    Application Form

  • The Holm Family Scholarship in Nursing

    Value: $3,000

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist and encourage meritorious nursing students in their second year of studies at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle, for whom educational opportunities are limited because of financial need.

    To be eligible for the Scholarship applicants must:

    1. Be enrolled full time in their second year of studies in the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Fremantle;
    2. Be able to demonstrate that their educational opportunities are limited due to adverse circumstances as set out in the Selection Criteria.

    Applications close Monday 2 November 2020 at 5pm

    Scholarship Conditions

    Application Form

  • The Justin John Honner Perpetual Scholarship in Nursing

    Value: $7,000 per annum

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist a student from regional Western Australia who wishes to commence undergraduate studies with the School of Nursing & Midwifery at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle.

    To be eligible for the Scholarship applicants must:

    1. Be a School Leaver;
    2. Have enrolled as a domestic full time student with the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Fremantle;
    3. Have a permanent home address a distance of at least 160 kilometres from the Perth GPO (measured in a straight line); and
    4. Have been a resident of Western Australia for at least 5 years.

    Please note that this Scholarship is awarded for the duration of the recipient’s studies and applications will reopen in 2022 for the 2023 Scholarship.

    Scholarship Conditions

  • The Majarlin Kimberley Centre for Remote Health Scholarship

    Value: up to $40,000

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to provide financial support to students from the Kimberley region to study an accredited undergraduate course within the allied health or nursing and midwifery professions. It is intended that the Scholarship will assist in addressing some of the financial limitations that may be associated with living in rural or remote locations. The Majarlin Kimberley Centre for Remote Health will award one Scholarship each year if there is a suitable candidate.

    To be eligible for the Scholarship applicants must:

    a. Be from the Kimberley region of Australia (proof of 3 years attendance at a Kimberley school is required);
    b. Be enrolled as a full-time student in an undergraduate health related discipline at The University of Notre Dame Australia;
    c. Commit to undertake a clinical placement in the Kimberley region organised through the Majarlin Kimberley Centre for Remote Health. The placement must be at least four week duration and approved by the student’s School; and
    d. Be able to demonstrate satisfactory academic achievement and be in Good Standing throughout the duration of Scholarship.

    Applications are now closed.

    For further information, please contact the Majarlin Kimberley Centre for Remote Health on 08 9192 0601.

    Scholarship Conditions

  • The Ramsay Health Care WA Scholarship

    Value: $3,000

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to provide financial support to a student in the School of Nursing & Midwifery at The University of Notre Dame, Fremantle for whom educational opportunities are limited because of financial need.

    To be eligible for the Scholarship applicants must:

    1. Be enrolled full time as a second or third year student of the undergraduate Bachelor of Nursing degree in the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Fremantle;
    2. Have maintained an academic status of good standing at the end of each semester of their course; and
    3. Be able to provide evidence of financial need.

    Applications close Monday 2 November 2020 at 5pm

    Scholarship Conditions

    Application Form

  • The Southern Cross Care Nursing Student Scholarship

    Value: $2,500

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to support a second year student in the School of Nursing & Midwifery at The University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, in the area of Aged Care.

    To be eligible for the Scholarship applicants must:

    1. Have successfully completed their second semester of studies in the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Fremantle, at the time of the Scholarship application;
    2. Be enrolled in their third semester of studies in the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Fremantle, in the semester following the Scholarship application;
    3. Have successfully completed Professional Practice 2 in the semester prior to the term of the Scholarship; and
    4. Be in Good Academic Standing.

    Applications close Thursday 8 October 2020 at 5pm

    Scholarship Conditions

    Application Form

  • The Wilhelm & Elizabeth Klein Nursing Scholarship

    Value: $7,000 per annum

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist a student from regional Western Australia who wishes to commence their undergraduate studies with the School of Nursing & Midwifery at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle.

    To be eligible for the Scholarship applicants must:

    1. Be a School Leaver;
    2. Have enrolled as a domestic full time student with the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Fremantle;
    3. Have a permanent home address a distance of at least 160 kilometres from the Perth GPO (measured in a straight line); and
    4. Have been a resident of Western Australia for at least 5 years.

    Please note that this Scholarship is awarded for the duration of the recipient’s studies and applications will reopen in 2021 for the 2022 Scholarship.

    Scholarship Conditions

External scholarships

Outside of the scholarships offered by Notre Dame, the following scholarships are offered externally. Students can access a number of external scholarships from organisations not affiliated with the University. It is recommended to visit the individual websites below to find out more information about the scholarship including application and eligibility requirements. The University of Notre Dame Australia is not responsible for the contents of the linked websites.

  • Department of Health Scholarships

    The purpose of this Scholarship is to support nursing or midwifery students. Postgraduate scholarships are also available for registered nurses and midwives who are currently working within the WA public health system.

    For more information please visit the Department of Health website.

  • Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme

    The Scholarship is designed to encourage and assist undergraduate students in health-related disciplines to complete their studies and join the health workforce. The scheme provides scholarships for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people studying an entry level health course.

    For more information and application details please visit the Australian College of Nursing website.

  • Choosi Futures Grant Program

    The purpose of this Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a student enrolled in a full-time, accredited Australian education institution studying a certificate, diploma, degree, or traineeship in any of the following areas: Medicine, Health Sciences & Healthcare, and/or Specialist Healthcare.

    For further information please visit the Choosi website.

  • CWA / CTA Henderson Field Scholarship

    The Scholarship has been established by the Country Women’s Association of WA (CWA) together with the Commercial Travellers’ Association of WA (CTA) to encourage further nursing skills training, particularly involving the care of children, for the benefit of rural, regional and remote communities.

    For further information please visit the Country Women’s Association of Western Australia website.

  • RFDS Nursing Midwifery Scholarship

    The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Western Operations offers Scholarships to Registered Nurses who would like to work for the RFDS but do not have the required Midwifery qualification. The purpose of the Scholarship is to offer financial assistance towards a postgraduate diploma in Midwifery.

    For further information please visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service website.

The University of Notre Dame Australia reserves the right to remove any advertised scholarship or amend its content and closing date without notice.