Donor: Charles Darwin University Foundation
Max value: $15,000
Payment: $5,000 in the first semester and $10,000 bonus for unit completion/publishing
Duration: One (1) semester
Purpose: To financially support a post graduate student to complete a research project out of the CDU Nursing Museum collection which tells a unique story of Territory nursing, nurses and/or the nursing practice
Number of Scholarships available: One (1)
Application period: Mon, 04-11-19, 08:15 - - Fri, 20-03-20, 15:00
Special Conditions: The Nursing Museum collection should be used for the research project, however other resources: archival, local expertise or oral histories may also be used to complete the work. Nursing Museum staff can be a valuable source for information and understanding and will be available to assist with access to catalogues and collections.
The successful recipient will make a presentation of the research project at NT Archives Centre, Historical Society of the Northern Territory or at another agreed upon venue. It is expected that the successful candidate will also present a work from the project for publication by either the Historical Society NT or with another agreed publisher.
- Must be a resident of the greater Darwin Region
- Must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Bachelor of Science Honours (specialising in clinical science, health or nursing and midwifery), Master of Public Health, Master of Clinical Nursing or the a Masters by Research course (research topic must be relevant to health)
- Must be enrolled in at least one of these thesis/project component units in the current semester
Your written statement must address each of the selection criteria in order to rank in the selection process.
- Demonstrate completion of an undergraduate bachelor level course in arts, science, social sciences, health or nursing
- Demonstrate an understanding of research and writing
- Demonstrate how you will use the CDU Nursing Museum as the initial resource for your research to develop and explain a unique story of Territory nurses, nursing and/or the nursing practice and provide an outline of your approved thesis
- Demonstrate the ability to access the Casuarina campus, CDU Nursing Museum
- Demonstrate experience in or the knowledge of the heritage and culture industry
The Scholarships Guide will give you advice on other information to include in your statement.
You can upload documents to support your application (each file must not exceed 2MB).
Past and present CDU students do not need to upload academic transcripts. All other applicants are strongly advised to submit proof of previous academic performance (from high school or other universities) to support your application.
Acknowledgement of receipt
After pressing submit of the application form, you will immediately receive an automatic reply acknowledging receipt of your application. Within 3 business days you will receive a confirmation email from the scholarships office which will inform you that either you:
- Meet the eligibility criteria and will be submitted to the panel for ranking of your selection criteria responses, or;
- Are required to submit further documentation in order to progress your application to the assessment stage.
Assessment of applications
Your application will be assessed by a selection committee. If the scholarship includes a work placement you may be required to attend an interview with the workplace employer.
Assessments are usually completed by the end of April for Semester 1 and the end of August for Semester 2.
Notification to applicants
This scholarship is to be read in conjunction with the Donor Scholarship Policy.
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