The scholarship provides financial assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are intending to enrol or are enrolled in an entry level course in an eligible health related discipline at an Australian educational institution (Certificate IV and above).
Applications open on Monday 22 July 2013 and close on Monday 16 September 2013 for studies commencing or continuing in 2014.
Funding under this scheme is available for applicants who meet the following criteria:
- of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent
- intending to enrol or are already enrolled in an entry level health qualification
- intend to study in the academic year that the scholarship is offered.
Value of funding
Funding is provided for the normal duration of the course. Full time scholarship awardees will receive up to $15,000 per year and part time recipients will receive up to $7,500 per year.
For details and applications please visit the ACN website at http://www.acn.edu.au/australian-government-scholarships