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Women's Plans Foundation Award

A scholarship in reproductive and family health or global health
This scholarship supports postgraduate and honours students at the Sydney Nursing School.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$1000
  • Domestic student studying an honours or postgraduate nursing course
  • Interested in reproductive health in third world countries
5 July 2019 27 September 2019

How to apply

Apply here.

The scholarship selection process will be conducted by the Sydney Nursing School, but will be subject to final approval by the sponsor and the National Council of Women NSW Awards Committee.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $1000.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • be currently enrolled in a postgraduate degree program or in an undergraduate honours year program in the Sydney Nursing School
  • not be in your final year of study
  • be able to demonstrate interest in reproductive health and family planning as a component of women’s development in third world countries.

Background

This scholarship has been established to assist students studying at the University of Sydney Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery (Sydney Nursing School) who have demonstrated interest in reproductive health and family planning as a component of women’s development in third world countries.

1. Background

This Scholarship has been established to assist students studying at the University of Sydney Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery (Sydney Nursing School) who have demonstrated interest in reproductive health and family planning as a component of women’s development in third world countries.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be Australian Citizens or Australian permanent residents.

b. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a postgraduate degree program or in an undergraduate honours year program in the Sydney Nursing School.

c. Applicants must not be in their final year of study.

d. Applicants must be able to demonstrate interest in reproductive health and family planning as a component of women’s development in third world countries.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:

I. academic merit,

II. curriculum vitae outlining relevant professional experience, volunteer work or special need, and

III. a personal statement demonstrating their interest in reproductive health and family planning as a component of women’s development in third world countries.

b. Preference may be given to applicants with the ability to demonstrate hardship (illness, physical disability, financial need, family circumstances or other hardship).

c. The Scholarship selection process will be conducted by the Sydney Nursing School, but will be subject to final approval by the Sponsor and The National Council of Women NSW Awards Committee.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $1,000 and is paid as a one-off payment.

b. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.

c. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

d. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. Not applicable.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their Scholarship application, or

II. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.

b. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.

c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or withdraws from the relevant course, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.

7. Other

a. The recipient will be expected to be present to receive the Award in person at the Australia Day Luncheon at Parliament House, Sydney (date to be advised) during the week of Australia Day, January, from 11:30 am, and to speak later in the same year at a Women’s Plans Foundation function about what the Award is achieving.

b. Submission of the application signifies acceptance of the conditions of attending the Award ceremony, speaking at a later function, and being featured on the WPF website.

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