What is the scholarship?
In 2020 the NSW Rural Doctors Network (NSWRDN) is offering a scholarship to enable Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander medical students in their study and related practical support such as internet data, study materials, and making the student’s study environment safe.
The scholarship is open May – October 2020 and captures purchases foreseen or made between these dates. Each applicant is capped at $500.
What will the successful applicant/s be required to do?
The recipient/s will be required to:
- Submit a short 300-word overview of why they need the funds and why they chose their specific item/s
- Identify supplier for the items that AIDA can liaise with for the purchase or
- Submit receipt for purchase for items
The bursaries are not ‘cash’ based, they must be to fund other than cash or reimburse, and demonstration of purchase must be provided as part of each bursary acquittal.
Who can apply?
The scholarship is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander medical students at NSW universities.
Applicants must be a current member of AIDA by the application closing date.
Scholarships are available only for the purposes of providing financial assistance to support studies during COVID-19 between May – October 2020.
Please note that this scholarship is only open to NSW university applicants.
Applications for the scholarship must address the selection criteria in the attached application form and attach a budget of costs.
Please note that the application should be emailed to email@example.com by midnight (AEST) 31 October 2020 however funds will be acquitted throughout the scholarship so the scholarship may close earlier than this date should the money be exhausted.
The selection committee may request more information and/or a telephone interview in support of the application if necessary.
The selection committee’s decision is final. There will be no appeals process.
Further information is available by contacting Raegina Taylor at AIDA on (02) 6273 5013.
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