Scholarship details

Study levels

Undergraduate

Student type

Current students

Study area

Health and community

Eligibility criteria

Indigenous Australian

Citizenship

Australian only

Application dates

Applications close
13 February 2022

What you'll receive

You'll receive $10,000 over one year, paid in four instalments of $2,500 throughout the year.

Eligibility

You must:

  • be starting or continuing the second or third year of a Bachelor of Nursing degree at QUT
  • be experiencing financial hardship
  • identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, and provide proof of Aboriginality and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage status (if you haven’t already provided it to our Oodgeroo Unit)
  • be studying full-time.

How to apply

Complete the application form:

Argent Indigenous Nursing Scholarship application form as a Word document (DOCX file, 118.6 KB)

Argent Indigenous Nursing Scholarship application form as a PDF (PDF file, 131.3 KB)

You'll need to provide a written submission of up to 1,000 words total answering the following questions in your own words:

  • Give examples of your academic ability and potential to succeed at university. (30%)
  • Describe your personal attributes that help you to succeed at university (e.g., community engagement, career aspirations, interests, drive, ability to overcome adversity). (30%)
  • How will the Argent Indigenous Nursing Scholarship assist you in achieving your current and future career goals? (40%)

Also attach the following documents to your application:

  • an academic transcript if a continuing QUT student (please attach a copy of your academic record from QUT Virtual)
  • a certified copy of documentation supporting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage (if not already provided to the Oodgeroo Unit, QUT)
  • a current curriculum vitae (CV)
  • two referee reports that recommend you as likely to succeed in your studies and the contribution you make or could make in your community.

Email your application and attachments to health.engage@qut.edu.au with the subject line: The Argent Indigenous Nursing Scholarship.

What happens next?

If you're shortlisted, you’ll be invited to an interview in the week starting 21 February 2022.

Once the selection process is complete, we’ll notify you in writing of the outcome of your application. We may contact you by telephone or email before you receive the formal written notification.

Conditions

To maintain the scholarship you must:

  • maintain a grade point average of at least 4
  • maintain an enrolment of at least 36 credit points for both Semester 1 and 2.

If you withdraw from your study program after receiving payment of scholarship benefits you may be required to repay some or all of the scholarship funds received.

We may terminate your scholarship if you don’t satisfactorily meet the scholarship conditions.

Information about taxation on scholarships is available from the Australian Taxation Office website.

Contact us

Faculty of Health Engagement

Phone
3138 8210
Email
health.engage@qut.edu.au

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