Scholarship details

Study levels


Student type

Future students

Study area

Health and community

Eligibility criteria

Indigenous Australian

Application dates

Applications open
24 August 2020
Applications close
5 March 2021

What you'll receive

A scholarship valued at $10,000 per year for up to a maximum of 3 years to assist students with tuition and additional expenses throughout the duration of their degree.

We are offering ten scholarships in 2021.


You must:

  • be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • be commencing a Bachelor of Paramedic Science degree OR a Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Paramedic Science dual degree in Semester 1, 2021
  • be enrolled at QUT at the census date
  • be studying full time (minimum of three units per semester)
  • maintain a grade point average (GPA) of 4 or above.

How to apply

To apply for this scholarship, you must:

What happens next?

A panel will assess and score your application against selection criteria. The panel includes representatives from the QUT Oodgeroo Unit and QAS.


Scholarship recipients will need to enter into a binding agreement with the QUT Oodgeroo Unit, which specifies the conditions of the scholarship. These conditions will require recipient to:

  • maintain a 4.0 grade point average
  • submit results and confirmation of continued enrolment promptly at the end of each semester
  • defer for no more than 12 months during the study period
  • maintain active communication with the QUT Oodgeroo Unit throughout the duration of their study
  • attend the official scholarship presentation ceremony
  • give consent to photographs and video being taken for the purposes of promotional activities including but not limited to media, social media, websites and printed publications for use by QUT and QAS.

Terms and conditions for QAS Jamie Jackway Paramedic Scholarship (PDF file; 1.4 MB)

About the scholarship

This scholarship is a partnership initiative between the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) and QUT to financially support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to complete their Bachelor of Paramedic Science degree.

Upon successful completion of their degree, students will have the opportunity to undertake a placement in the QAS Graduate Paramedic Program (subject to successful completion of the QAS recruitment process).

Contact us

Oodgeroo Unit

1800 645 513


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