UON Betty Josephine Fyffe Rural Equity Scholarships

1 October 2019

OPENS

6 March 2020

CLOSES

10

NUMBER OFFERED

University

STUDY TYPE

Disability | Financial Disadvantage | Indigenous | Rural

SUPPORT TYPE

New South Wales

LOCATIONS

Medicine & Health

FIELD OR INDUSTRY

$50,000

OPEN

Betty leaves this legacy as her way of trying to improve the education of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals in training with hope that some will return to the country areas to practice their profession.

Value

The scholarship currently provides a total benefit of $10,000 each year, paid as two lump sums of $5,000 each semester, in April and September. The scholarships are ongoing for a maximum of 5 years provided ongoing eligibility is met.

Eligibility Criteria

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

  • Be enrolled in any year (including honours) of a B Nursing, B Midwifery, B Physiotherapy, B Nutrition and Dietetics, B Occupational Therapy, B Medical Radiation Science, B Pharmacy, B Medical Science or Doctor of Medicine program
  • Demonstrate impact of personal circumstances, such as carer, sole parent, financial hardship, English language difficulty, Indigenous Australian, long term medical condition or effects of abuse, disability, refugee status, regional/remote disadvantage.
  • Have lived in a regional or remote area of Australia for at least 12 months within the two years prior to study.
  • Demonstrate activity in your local community (for example volunteering or involvement in community projects).
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Be an Australian citizen.
  • Not be the recipient of another UON Donor funded or sponsored scholarship concurrently.

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