Patricia Eileen Hyams Scholarships in Cancer & Palliative Care Nursing

Study level
Graduate Coursework
Category
Scholarship; Prize
Enrolment status
Future student; Current student
Study Area
Nursing
Origin
Foundation donation
Fund source
Expendable Gift

About

Donor: The Bruce Hyams Foundation made a gift to honor Mrs Patricia Hyams, who completed her training at St Vincent's Hospital in Melbourne as a registered nurse and graduated in 1939.

Benefits

Two annual scholarships of $12,000 each (from 2017 to 2020)

Disclaimer: The benefit amount for this award is approximate. It will be confirmed at the time of awarding and determined by the committee according to the terms of the award.

Eligibility

To be eligible students must be:

  • admitted to the GC-NPCPC Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice (Cancer and Palliative Care)* and have completed the first subject in the course, NURS90076 Applied Pathophysiology, and
  • residing in a rural or remote location**

In the case where there are no rural or remote applicants undertaking the Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice (Cancer and Palliative Care)* in any given year, the scholarships may be awarded to candidates residing in a rural or remote location undertaking:

  • the Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care GC-PALCARE; or
  • any other Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice courses.

* Student must be accepted and have commenced studies in order to receive the scholarship.

**A rural or remote area is defined as an area with a Remote Areas (ASGD-RA) Australian Standard Geographic Classification of: RA2 – Inner Regional, RA3 – Outer Regional, RA4 – Remote, or RA5 – Very Remote.

Selection

The scholarship will be awarded to the student undertaking the GC-NPCPC Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice (Cancer and Palliative Care):

  • who has achieved the highest mark in NURS90076 Applied Pathophysiology, and
  • who continues their enrolment in this course.

If there are no candidates from the above category, the scholarship will be awarded to a student in GC-PALCARE Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care:

  • who has achieved the highest mark in NURS90046 Fundamentals of Palliative Care, and
  • who continues their enrolment in this course.

If there are no candidates from the above two categories, the scholarship will be awarded to a student in any other Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice course who has achieved the highest mark in NURS90076 Applied Pathophysiology.

Application

Applicants are required to apply online via the Application Form and provide evidence of residing in a rural or remote location.

Outcome

Successful recipients will be notified in writing in due time after the closing date.

Enquiries

Sara Nelson, Academic Program Manager, School of Health Sciences, sara.nelson@unimelb.edu.au

Recipient

2017 recipients - Aliesha-Jane Fejgl and Jessica Costello

Scholarship Management

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

School

Health Sciences