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.

The scholarship is valued at $6,000 and is paid in 6 trimester instalments.

Applications currently closed.

Can I apply?

To be eligible you must:

  • 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.

What do I include in my application?

To be considered for this scholarship you must complete the following sections within the application:

Personal Details

  • Students of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent

Study Details

  • Program Preferences

Achievements:

  • Leadership and Community
  • Referee Details: A referee report from a member of an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community

Statements:

  • Personal statement:
    • Community Involvement
    • Scholarship Benefit

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Value

Maximum value is $6000, paid in instalments.  Instalments of  $1000 are payable for each full time enrol trimester up to  maximum value of the scholarship.

Payments are made within six weeks of the Census Date subject to satisfying scholarship Terms and conditions.

Sponsor details

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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service (ATSICHS) website.

To remain eligible for the scholarship, you will be required to:

  • remain full time enrolled at Griffith University in a Nursing or Midwifery Program
  • maintain a GPA of 4 or above
  • agree that your result will be sent to Aunty Pamela Mam at the end of each teaching period
  • agree to be approached by Aunty Pamela Mam to undertake additional promotional and external activities.

The above conditions are verified each trimester at Census date. If a scholarship recipient fails to successfully meet these conditions, your scholarship payments may be withheld, or the scholarship may be terminate.

Applications, including Referee Reports, must be completed and submitted by the closing date.

Offers are made via email.

Applicants may be shortlisted and be required to provide additional information.