Faculty of Health and Medicine High Achiever Indigenous Student Award
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The Faculty of Health and Medicine High Achiever Undergraduate Scholarships were established in 2013 to encourage high achieving students to enrol full-time in a degree program offered by the Faculty of Health and Medicine, University of Newcastle.
The Faculty of Health and Medicine High Achiever Indigenous Student Award will be offered to the highest ranked Indigenous Student commencing in any undergraduate degree within the Faculty of Health.
Applicable to: Health, Medicine, first year, 1st year, high achiever, ATAR, Indigenous, Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, ATSI.
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:
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.
The Scholarship provides for a total benefit of up to $10,000 depending on the duration of relevant degree. $1,000 will be awarded at the commencement of each semester of the degree, payable in a lump sum after the census date of each semester. The continuing award of the scholarship will be subject to satisfactory academic progress, reviewed each semester.
Depending on the degree in which the recipient is enrolled, this Scholarship package includes:
B Biomedical Science or B Pharmacy (Honours):
Bachelors Medical Radiation Science (Diagnostic Radiography, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy), Nutrition and Dietetics (Hons), Occupational Therapy (Honours), Oral Health, Oral Health Therapy, Physiotherapy (Honours), and Podiatry:
B Nursing or B Midwifery:
Applications are not submitted for this scholarship - this will be awarded based on internal assessment following Semester 1 census date.
Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of academic merit, demonstrated by being the highest ranked Indigenous student commencing in any degree within the Faculty of Health.
In the event that students are equally ranked, interviews will be held to determine a final decision.
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