Dr (Aunty) Mary Atkinson Scholarships

Two scholarships are awarded each year to the top Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student commencing Nursing and Education undergraduate studies at Deakin.


Payment of all student contributions


Normal duration of the course subject to satisfactory performance

Number per year

Two per year: one for Nursing and one for Education


To be eligible for this scholarship you must be:

  • a commencing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student in a Commonwealth supported place
  • enrolling in Trimester 1 2014 in Bachelor or Nursing or Bachelor of Education

Selection criteria

Top Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student admitted to an undergraduate nursing course or an undergraduate education course.

How to apply

No application is required, this scholarship is automatically selected based on eligibility and selection criteria.

Please contact Ms Toni Bowen, Institute of Koorie Education.

Phone 03 5247 9358 or email t.bowen@deakin.edu.au.

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