2021 Scholarship Program Awardees Announced

The successful YDMH scholarship candidates for 2021

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 – about to commence 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.
 
Congratulations and good luck with the studies this year.
We would like to thank all the applicants for their time and interest in our scholarship.
 
PHOTO: Chris Curry being formally congratulated by YDMH Board Chair Ian Marshman & Board Member Jo Cavill (Kira was unable to attend).

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

The scholarship has a value of up to $10,000 per year. The scholarship review panel may choose to allocate the funds to one applicant or share the amount among several successful applicants.

Scholarships will be only offered to those students who:

  • Reside in Yea or the Murrindindi Shire
  • Are Australian citizens or permanent residents
  • Are participating for the first time in tertiary studies in a medical, nursing or health science discipline in Australia. (Please note that ‘Tertiary’ refers to education undertaken at a TAFE, university or other Registered Training Organisation for the purpose of completing higher education/training).

Scholarship monies may be spent on the following items:

  • Textbooks and other study material requirements such as stationary, a laptop
  • Travel associated with attending undergraduate studies
  • Accommodation associated with attending undergraduate studies.
  • Fees excluding Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS)

Applications for 2021 are now closed. 

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