James Cook University Offers J K O’Brien Scholarship for Health Sciences in Australia, 2019

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Scholarship Description:

To provide financial support to the Australian and New Zealand citizens, James Cook University is accepting applications for J K O’Brien Scholarship for Health Sciences.

The scholarship is available for supporting a student who is active within the community and enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in the area of human health at the university.

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Host College/University:

James Cook University aspires to develop candidates who have the knowledge, skills. It supports students with their career planning through their services. The university provides a great opportunity for eligible candidates to connect with a wide variety of organizations.

As the second oldest university in Queensland, James Cook University (JCU) is a teaching and research institution. It is a remarkable university recognized today as one of the best modern universities in the world and consistently ranked in the top 400 academic universities worldwide since 2010.

Degree level:

Undergraduate degree program.

Field of Study:

The scholarship is available to pursue an undergraduate degree program in the field of human health.

Scholarship Award: 

Each successful scholar will receive the amount worth up to $10,000 for one year.


Australian and New Zealand citizens are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for the scholarship, the applicants must meet all the following eligibility criteria:

  • The applicant must be Australian citizens or New Zealand, citizens. Candidate must be in the first year of full-time study in an undergraduate course at Townsville campus. He must be experiencing financial hardship and enrolled in an undergraduate degree in the area of human health.
  • Candidate’s primary residence for 3 out of the last 5 years has been in a remote or rural area of Queensland or Northern Territory as defined by the ASCG category.

Applying procedure Instructions:

To apply for the scholarship applicants need to take admission at James Cook University. The candidate must need to submit the application form.

Applicants must submit a written statement containing a description of activities, events or other involvement in the local community of the applicant’s primary place of residence, a written reference from an official involved in the community event or activity, evidence of financial hardship and proof of primary residential address during 3 out of the last 5 years.

In order to receive the scholarship, all applicants must need to fulfill the English language requirement.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

Online Application: ◄–

Scholarship Link: ◄–

Scholarship Deadline:

March 24, 2019

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