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Lowitja e-Bulletin


The Lowitja Institute


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8 For the assistance and encouragement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders studying for a medical degree at an Australian University. Applicants must be people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background. To be eligible to apply, applicants must be currently enrolled full time at an Australian Medical School and in at least their first year of medicine. Preference will be given to applicants who do not already hold any other substantial scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded on the recommendation of an advisory committee appointed by the AMA. The value of any scholarship given in 2012 will be $9,000 per annum. The scholarship will be awarded for a full course of study, subject to review at the end of each year. To receive further information and an application package, please contact Dr Maurice Rickard, T: 02 6270 5449 or E: <mrickard@ama.com.au>. An application package can also be downloaded from <http://ama.com.au/node/5198>. Closing date is Tuesday 31 January 2012. =========== beyondblue National Priority Driven Research Program Round 2 beyondblue is seeking applications for the beyondblue National Priority Driven Research (NPDR) program ROUND 2. This national, competitive grant program aims to fund quality research in depression and anxiety in key priority areas: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans and intersex people; men (aged 1265 years). Grants up to $300,000 per project. Projects must be two years duration or less. More information at <http://www.beyondblue.org.au/index.aspx?link_id=6.1415>. Closing date is 28 February 2012. ========== Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme The Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, and administered by Royal College of Nursing, Australia (RCNA). Scholarships are worth up to $7,500 per year for part time study or up to $15,000 per year for full time study and will be available for the normal duration of the course. The scholarship provides financial assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are or will be studying at a TAFE (certificate IV and above) or entry-level university course in the following professions: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health worker, Allied health (excluding pharmacy), Dentistry/oral health, Medicine, Midwifery, Nursing. Applicants must identify as and be able to prove their Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander status. For more information contact RCNA, free call 1800 688 628, E: scholarships@rcna.org.au, W: <www.rcna.org.au>. **************************************************************** SEMINARS, COURSES, COLLOQUIA AND SYMPOSIA Master in Public Health, Institute of Koorie Education, Deakin University, Victoria Applications are now open for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons to undertake a Master in Public Health delivered in residential mode at the Institute of Koorie Education Deakin University. For further information, W: www.deakin.edu.au/ike or telephone Janice Jessen T: 03 5227 2346.

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