Epworth HealthCare Indigenous Nursing Scholarship

Aurora Education Foundation

14 February 2025
A$5,000 - A$15,000
Medical and Health Sciences

The scholarship aims to provide support to an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student studying within the School of Nursing and Midwifery. Epworth HealthCare has a strong relationship with Deakin University and this scholarship is an opportunity to assist a student commencing their nursing degree.

Areas of study: Nursing At Institution: Deakin University

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate coursework

Study Load: Full Time Location: VIC


  • This scholarship offers cash payments up to $5000 per year for three years
  • The total maximum value of this scholarship is $15,000.

How To Apply You can apply for this scholarship directly through the Deakin Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal.

As part of the application process, you will also be required to upload current supporting documentation.

When you apply for this scholarship, you’ll need to supply evidence of your participation in community and volunteer activities (if relevant).


To be eligible you must be:

  • an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  • commencing and enrolled full time in Trimester 1 at Deakin University in one of the following courses within the School of Nursing and Midwifery: Bachelor of Nursing Bachelor of Nursing (Clinical Leadership) Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Psychological Science Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion

Preference will be given to a student studying at the Geelong Waterfront or Burwood campus who is able to demonstrate participation in and commitment to supporting the community and volunteer activities.

Special conditions As a scholarship recipient you must:

  • write an introduction statement about your goals for study and what it means to receive the scholarship
  • provide a completion statement at the conclusion of your studies
  • be open to meeting with the donor
  • maintain a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 50 for the duration of the scholarship.
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30 November 2023