The Dr John Woolcott Scholarship honours the memory of Dr John Woolcott, former President of the Australian Public Health Association (WA) and Board Member of the National Safety Council of WA. The fund supporting this scholarship was developed in the 1970s to provide students in the area of health science who were experiencing financial difficulties, with financial assistance towards their studies. The Dr John Woolcott Scholarship is offered on the basis of academic merit and financial need to an undergraduate student in either the Bachelor of Health Sciences or Bachelor of Science - Nursing, Midwifery or Paramedical Science.
Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents; be enrolled in an eligible course; have completed 1 semester of full time study; have achieved a course average of at least 70 per cent; not have already completed a bachelor degree; demonstrate financial hardship. Eligible courses are: Bachelor of Health Science; Bachelor of Science (Nursing); or Bachelor of Science (Nursing)/Bachelor of Science (Midwifery); Bachelor of Science (Paramedical Science).
The scholarship will normally be valid for the second and third year of the course, subject to the recipient maintaining a semester average of 70 per cent or more.
|Amount|| $2,500 |
The scholarship provides $2,500 per year for full-time study or pro-rata for part-time study.
|Closing date||End February|
|Number per year||1|
|For Australian students|
|For international students|
|Level of study|| Undergraduate / VET|
|Field of studys|| Health services and support|