Zonta Club of Port Macquarie Inc. Scholarship

Amount$1500Number Available1FacultyFaculty of Health and Medicine
DonorZonta Club of Port Macquarie Inc.

This scholarship was established by the Zonta Club of Port Macquarie Inc. to support a female student studying nursing at the Port Macquarie campus of the University of Newcastle, Australia.

Zonta Club of Port Macquarie Inc. is part of a worldwide Service Organisation of executives in business and the professions working together to Advance the Status of Women through service and advocacy.

Zonta seeks to improve the legal, political, economic, health, educational and professional status of women and to promote justice and universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms.

Please research more about Zonta at: www.zontadistrict24.org or www.zonta.org .

Applicable to: Women, Nursing, Port Macquarie, Nurses, Woman, Female, High Achievers.


To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled in the first year of the Bachelor of Nursing program at the Port Macquarie campus
  • Be female
  • Be enrolled full-time.
Required Documentation

If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

  • A written statement outlining motivation, communication skills, relevant interests and career aspirations on graduation and in the longer term for your chosen discipline / degree

One (1) scholarship is available, valued at $1500, to be paid in two (2) lump sums of $750. Payments will be made after each semester census date - 31 March and 31 August.


Selection shall be based on:

  • academic merit, namely Australian Tertiary Academic Rank (ATAR)
  • assessment of the required written statement
  • performance at interview (if required)].
  • Faculty of Health and Medicine

Contact Details


Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

Phone: +61 2 4921 5000
Fax: +61 2 4921 5759
Email: scholarships@newcastle.edu.au