Student Scholarship Program

 

The 2023 Scholarship Program 

Applications to open in November of this year

 

What is the YDMH Scholarship Program? 

The Yea & District Memorial Hospital Scholarship Program is aimed at helping local residents pursue a career in health and wellbeing.

  • Are you a local resident living in Yea or the Murrindindi Shire?
  • Will you be enrolled in an accredited health related tertiary course in 2023?
  • Are you participating for the first time during 2023 in a medical, nursing or health science discipline course with a tertiary institution within Australia?
  • Do you require financial assistance to help complete your studies?

If so then our scholarship program is here to assist you – please consider applying in 2023.

The scholarship information package and application forms for 2023 will be available in November this year. Come back and visit us soon and follow us on social media!

 

2023 application details will be available in November

2022 SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION PACK & APPLICATION FORM

 

The 2022 Scholarship Program Awardees Announced

Board Chair Ian Marshman and Board Member Jo Cavill congratulate James Geldart & Fiona Purvis (Chris Curry was unable to attend)

 

The 2022 YDMH Scholarship recipients are:
 
  • Fiona Purvis – studying Graduate Diploma in Psychology at Deakin University
  • James Geldart – studying Bachelor Occupational Therapy at La Trobe University Bendigo
  • Chris Curry – studying Bachelor of Paramedicine at University of Tasmania
 
All have been successful in receiving funds to assist with the costs of their studies in the coming year, James & Fiona met in the hospital grounds with Board Members Ian Marshman and Jo Cavill for presentation of certificates.
 
The review panel  were extremely impressed with the applications this year and the successful recipients all demonstrated a commitment to rural health practice said Louise Sharkey Director Clinical Services adding we wish them all the very best of luck in the coming year  and look forward to hearing their progress reports throughout the year.
 

The 2021 Scholarship Program Awardees Announced

Chris Curry is formally congratulated by YDMH Board Chair Ian Marshman & Board Member Jo Cavill (Kira was unable to attend).

 

The successful candidates in 2021 were:

 

Chris Curry – Studying with Rural Ambulance Service (RAV) to be a  Paramedic – he resides locally in Yea, is a community member of RAV Yea branch and aims to continue to work in the area once studies complete.

Kira Bradley – has commenced studying Nursing & Midwifery at Deakin University. Kira was Yea HS School captain in 2020 and lives in Alexandra, her desire is to return to rural health practice on study completion.