Presentation on theme: "BHP Billiton Nursing Scholarships 2011. Amazing Opportunity – Huge Helping Hand Each semester 4 Curtin nursing students are awarded a scholarship to the."— Presentation transcript:
Amazing Opportunity – Huge Helping Hand Each semester 4 Curtin nursing students are awarded a scholarship to the value of $1,850 each to support travel, accommodation and living expenses whilst they undertake their CHNP 326 clinical placement in either Port Hedland or Newman. The Scholarship encourages students to perform their clinical placement in regional areas of Port Hedland or Newman and gain insight and experience in community health issues in the Pilbara. BHP Billiton Iron Ore has an ongoing commitment to improve the community health and education choices in the Pilbara region.
Scholarship Eligibility To be eligible for this scholarship, students must: Be studying at Curtin University and enrolled in Community Health Nursing Practice 326/Nursing Practice 563 for semester 1 2011 Be prepared to undertake their clinical placement in Port Hedland or Newman
Conditions & Selection Process Scholarship selections are based on academic merit and statement of commitment Applicants are to provide a written statement outlining their commitment, past activities and knowledge of issues related to regional areas Scholarships are awarded to applicants with highest course weighted average Successful applicants are awarded the value of $1,850 each to support travel, accommodation and living expenses whilst they undertake practicum placement in either Port Hedland or Newman.
Application Closing Date Applications for Semester 1 2011 must be submitted to the Clinical Office by Friday 18 th March 2011. Application forms are attached to the OCC and are also available from the School of Nursing and Midwifery reception desk.
The scholarships recognise nursing students who maintain academic excellence whilst demonstrating their commitment to nursing and passion for improvement in regional health.