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The Infomedix & ADEA Research Indigenous Scholarship for Diabetes Education and Management

Value

$10,000

Paid over 1 year

Status

Open

Open.
Opens
16/11/2020
Closes
31/01/2021

Overview

To increase the number of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people working in Diabetes Education and Management. The Scholarship aims to support an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person studying the Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management at UTS Faculty of Health.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for the Scholarship an applicant must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent and provide either:
    • a Confirmation of Aboriginality from a Local Aboriginal Land Council or other Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander organisation; or
    • a UTS Statutory Declaration form accompanied by two written references from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people from the applicant’s community who can confirm their identity and are not an immediate family member; and
  • Have received an offer for C11115 Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management.
  • All candidates must apply using the UTS online Scholarship application form to be eligible.
  • All candidates must be available to attend an interview if required.

Selection process

As demonstrated in the Scholarship application and interview, the applicant must demonstrate:

  • Relevant experience working with diabetes in Indigenous communities; and
  • Plans to continue providing services to the communities beyond graduating from the course; and
  • Passion for improving Indigenous health and wellbeing; and
  • Commitment to the completion of their course; and
  • Potential to become an effective and energetic agent for positive change in his or her career and for the Indigenous community.

How to apply

Applications are currently open. Applicants must submit the Diabetes Education and Management Scholarships online application.

Applications close at 11:59 pm Sunday 31 January 2021.  Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

Need more information? Contact...

Scholarships Office

+61 2 9514 2527

scholarships@uts.edu.au

Other information

Explore Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management in more detail online; or 

Meet the Course Coordinator at the Diabetes Education and Management info session.