Undergraduate Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Bachelor of Nursing students completing their Professional Experience Placement (PEP) at an approved clinical education facility in a rural or remote setting can apply for the Rural and Remote Nursing Placement Scholarship.
About the Scholarship:
Progressive, student-centered, and career-oriented, Flinders University exemplifies everything that a modern university should strive to be. Flinders University provides you with everything you need to take the next step into your future with confidence; go beyond the ordinary and achieve the extraordinary with Flinders.
University of South Australia (Flinders) is ranked in the top 2 percent of universities in the world*, and it represents everything that a modern university should be – progressive, student-centered, and career-oriented. While studying at Flinders, you’ll have the opportunity to study in cutting-edge facilities with like-minded individuals who will challenge and inspire you to pursue new knowledge. To be innovative, entrepreneurial, and enterprising – and to come up with ideas that will make a difference – are all essential. Flinders University is committed to your success, and we measure our success by yours. That is why we take great pride in being rated the best place to work for postgraduates in Australia**. Because of our industry-linked and accredited degrees, professional placement opportunities, industry projects, and mentoring programs, our degrees are designed to assist you in going beyond just learning and into earning. Flinders University is ranked 43rd in the Asia Pacific region and 271st overall in the world (THE World University Rankings 2020). We’ve set a goal for ourselves to broaden our global reach through international collaborations in research and education, as well as to remain actively engaged with business, industry, and communities all over the world. With a globally recognized and industry-accredited Flinders degree, you will be well prepared for a rewarding career in your chosen field. Flinders University has strong industry ties with global leaders such as CISCO and BAE Systems, which means you’ll have the opportunity to participate in practical placements and graduate job-ready – and ahead of the competition. The Bedford Park campus of Flinders University features modern buildings and state-of-the-art facilities, as well as spectacular coastal views and convenient access to major shopping centers, the central business district, and local beaches. In addition, a $63 million Student Hub and Plaza will be built, which will include study spaces, retail stores, cafes, and a bar, among other amenities. At Flinders, we place a strong emphasis on student support because we know that student success is correlated with student support. We offer a wide range of specialist international services and programs to assist you in making the transition from your home country to Flinders University and life in Adelaide. Our world-class international student support services are available to you from the moment you arrive on campus until the day you leave. Our international students are extremely satisfied with our student support services, as evidenced by the fact that over 90 percent of Flinders University international students express satisfaction with our services. 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In addition to the University’s high-tech Tonsley campus, the University’s Victoria Square campus provides an alternative study space in the heart of Adelaide. The Flinders New Venture Institute, a global entrepreneurship leader, provides support for the University’s innovative and entrepreneurship offerings. On the main Bedford Park campus, an award-winning, state-of-the-art student hub promotes interactive learning in a technologically enabled environment. In collaboration with industry partners, Flinders University’s programs are reviewed on a regular basis to ensure that the latest technological advances are incorporated into all curriculums, framing new courses, course content, and other investments to support outstanding student learning. In addition to biomedical and clinical sciences, Flinders University has research strengths in the areas of cultural policy and society, health and medicine (including mental health and human behavior), molecular science and technology, defense and engineering, water and the environment, and water resources management. Its research contributions are numerous and growing, with approximately 90 percent of its research being rated as world class or better by the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA). With a mission to change lives and the world, our researchers are tackling problems of local, national, and global significance in order to produce results that will benefit society as a whole. They accomplish this by contesting ideas in a bold and courageous manner, adopting new approaches, and pushing the boundaries of knowledge in order to uncover new insights and learnings.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Flinders University
Scholarship Country: Australia
Scholarship Worth: $2,000
Study Level: Undergraduate
Nationality: International Students
The scholarship will provide a contribution toward a living allowance and travel expenses, and it will be awarded to one student each year up to a total value of $2,000, subject to the availability of funds..
Eligibility for Scholarship.
Applicants for the scholarship must meet the following requirements:
- be descended from Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people; and,
- be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australian citizen or permanent resident;
- acceptance as a member of the Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community;
- enrolling or intending to enroll in a PEP topic in the second or third year of their undergraduate studies
- Flinders University offers a Bachelor of Nursing degree; and
- to be completing the placement in a rural setting, as defined by the Australian government
- Geographical Remoteness Areas 2-5 (excluding Mount Barker) under the Statistical Geography Standard; and
- The College of Nursing and Health Sciences has granted approval for the establishment of a clinical education facility.
- The date, time, and location of the St Theodore’s Anglican Church Nursing Scholarship interview will be announced soon.
- Following graduation from college, the Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and the applicant’s commitment to working in a rural or remote area after completing their studies.
- Selecting the candidate(s) will be done by a panel comprised of representatives from the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, as well as representatives from the Office of Indigenous Strategy and Engagement.
The Flinders University 2022 St Theodore’s Anglican Church Nursing Scholarship is open to all International Students
To be considered, applications must be submitted electronically through the Flinders University Student System by the specified deadline. Please review the instructions on how to apply and make sure that all of your personal information is up to date in the Student System, as you will be evaluated based on this information.
The application deadline for Flinders University 2022 St Theodore’s Anglican Church Nursing Scholarship Is April 15, 2022