For: Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students who have been accepted into a Griffith Nursing or Midwifery Program
Available to: Commencing students
Level of study: Undergraduate
Citizenship: Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents
Award value and benefits: $6000
Duration: up to 3 years
Programs of study: Nursing and Midwifery
Applications close: 25 February 2018 (applicants may be shortlisted and be required to provide additional information)
Candidates must meet all of these:
- Be an Australian Citizen
- Be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
- Be accepted into a Griffith Bachelor of Nursing or Bachelor of Midwifery program in 2018
If all are not addressed application will be deemed incomplete.
Personal Details: Students of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent
Study Details: Program Preferences
- Leadership and Community
- Referee Details: A referee report from a member of an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community
- Personal statement:
- Community Involvement
- Scholarship Benefit
Terms and Conditions
To remain eligible for the scholarship, applicants will be required to:
- Be full-time enrolled in a Nursing Program
- Must maintain a GPA of 4 or above
Payments are made within six weeks of the Census Date subject to maintaining ongoing eligibility requirements.
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service (ATSICHS) is one of the largest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community organisations in Queensland. ATSICHS is a community controlled and manages health service providing a diverse range of health and ancillary services in a culturally appropriate setting to more than 12,000 clients throughout the greater Brisbane area.
The Aunty Pamela Mam Indigenous Nursing Scholarship honours a life member and former long term employee of ATSICHS Aunty Pamela Mam. Aunty Pamela Mam was the first Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander nurse to be employed by ATSICHS and continued to work in the organisation for the majority of her working life.
The scholarship aims to support Griffith University nursing and midwifery students of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.
There is one scholarship available to a commencing full-time student accepted in the Bachelor of Nursing or Bachelor of Midwifery program. The scholarship is valued at $6,000 and is paid in 6 semester instalments.