Cerebral Palsy Alliance Allied Health Scholarship
The Cerebral Palsy Alliance
This scholarship was established in 2009. The Cerebral Palsy Alliance and University of Newcastle through the Faculty of Health Sciences and School of Humanities and Social Sciences have a shared vision for a viable, well-supported infrastructure of services for people with disability in New South Wales. As part of this agreement The Cerebral Palsy Alliance has established scholarships for allied health students within the Faculty of Health Sciences and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. The scholarships will support up to three students to the amount of $1500 per student to pursue their studies and to encourage their future career in the field of disability.
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:
- Be enrolled in the third year of the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, Bachelor of Physiotherapy or Bachelor of Speech Pathology in 2012
- Be enrolling in fourth year in 2013
- Be available to undertake one of their final fieldwork placements with The Cerebral Palsy Alliance
If this documentation is not provided your application will not be processed.
After you have submitted your application, please print off the cover sheet provided and attach a copy of each piece of required documentation to it before sending in.
- A written statement outlining evidence of interest in Paediatrics and Disability and evidence of achievement in studies or practicum in the Field of Paediatrics or Disability
Up to 3 scholarships will be offered annually. The scholarship provides a benefit of $1500 payable in a lump sum payment. It is intended that funds are to be used to support professional development, fees, textbooks or practicum expenses.
Selection of the Scholar will be on the basis of a written statement outlining evidence of interest in Paediatrics and Disability and evidence of achievement in studies or practicum in the Field of Paediatrics or Disability, along with a strong academic and/or practical achievement in Paediatric components of their studies.
University of Newcastle
Phone: (02) 49216404 or (02) 49216539
Fax: (02) 49216937