MDHS Scholarship - Rural Health (Indigenous MPH Facilitation Bursary)

Opens
11th Dec 2017
Closes
30th Apr 2018
Study level
Graduate Coursework
Category
Bursary
Enrolment status
Future student; Current student
Study Area
Rural Health
Origin
Appeal
Fund source
Perpetual Trust (UOM)
Fund basis

UTR6.300

About

NOTE: THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MONDAY 30 APRIL 2018

The University of Melbourne to provide financial support for Indigenous students, undertaking part time University of Melbourne Master of Public Health, with local academic support through the Department of Rural Health in Shepparton.

This funds for this bursary are supported from the THE MEDICINE, DENTISTRY AND HEALTH SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIPS FUND

Benefits

The amount of support will depend on an assessment of financial need, and will vary from $1,000.00 to $4,000.00 per year. Within the limits of resources available and size of the bursaries, multiple bursaries will be made available.

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

Applications are open to Indigenous students, with family care responsibilities, undertaking a part time Master of Public Health, with local academic support through the Department of Rural Health in Shepparton.

Selection

The student will need to demonstrate extent of family carer responsibilities, the degree of financial hardship and how the award of a bursary will facilitate the completion of the degree.

Application

Eligible students must submit:

  1. An online Financial Aid Grant application by the closing date,  AND
  2. Submit a completed scholarship application form that includes a 500 word(maximum) statement about your family carer responsibilities, the degree of financial hardship and how the bursary will support you to finish your Masters in Public Health to Department of Rural Health by email: aboriginal-health@unimelb.edu.au

Outcome

Successful candidates will be advised of the outcome of their application approximately 8 weeks after closing date.

Enquiries

All enquiries should be directed to:

Leah Lindrea Morrison Aboriginal Partnerships and Community Engagement Officer, leah.lindrea@unimelb.edu.au, (03) 5823 4554, 49 Graham Street, Shepparton, or Angela McLeod Manager, Department of Rural Health angela.mcleod@unimelb.edu.au (03) 5823 4508, 49 Graham Street, Shepparton

Scholarship Management

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

School

Population and Global Health