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Thelma Myers Memorial Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nursing & Midwifery Scholarship

Key details

Length of Support
1 year

About this scholarship

Established in 2003 by Carolyn Dixon, a psychiatric mental-health nurse, in memory of her mother Thelma Myers. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and facilitate Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander nurses and midwives to continue their studies at a postgraduate level. The donor hopes the scholarship will be seen as part of a reconciliation process, through the further education of the individual student and their care to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community

Student Type: Postgraduate or a higher degree in research
Area of Study: Nursing
Total Value: $5,000
Duration: 1 year
Applications Open: 1 May 2019
Applications Close: 31 July 2019

Am I eligible?

If all the below statements describe you and your current situation, you can apply for this scholarship.

  • I am an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander;
  • I am a registered nurse; and
  • I have been accepted for postgraduate studies or a higher degree in research within the College of Healthcare Sciences in the discipline of nursing at James Cook University.

What would I receive?

If you are a successful applicant of this scholarship you will receive $5,000 paid in 2 instalments after census date of study period 2 and study period 1 of the following year in which the award is made.


Eligible Degrees
  • Masters (Research)
  • Female
  • Male
Eligible Study Fields
Medical & Health Sciences