JCU J K O’Brien Scholarship for Health Sciences

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The scholarship is to support a student who is active within the community and would benefit from financial assistance to continue their involvement.

Provided by: James Cook University

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The value of the scholarship shall be $10,000 for one year, or such amount as the Selection Committee determine from time to time.

Eligibility Criteria

If all the below statements describe you and your current situation, you can apply for this scholarship:

  • I am a domestic student, i.e. Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens and holders of a permanent visa;
  • I am in my first year of full time study in an undergraduate course at Townsville, Bebegu Yumba campus;
  • I am experiencing financial hardship;
  • I am enrolled in an undergraduate degree in the area of human health (this includes all disciplines under the College of Healthcare Sciences and College of Public Health, Medical & Veterinary Sciences, but excludes any non‐human sciences like Vet); and
  • My primary residence for 3 out of the last 5 years has been in a remote or rural area of Queensland or Northern Territory as defined by the ASCG category (RA4 – RA5).



1 October 2021


24 March 2022


$10,000 AUD








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