FC Chan Physiotherapy Scholarship

Summary

Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate, Honours
Study area Health and Behavioural Sciences
Scholarship value $6000
Scholarship duration 1 year
Number awarded 2
Opening date 15 September 2019
Closing date 15 October 2019

Scholarship description

The scholarship was established in 2018 and is maintained by a gift from FC Chan.

The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and support students who are commencing their final year of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) program.

Eligibility

To be eligible, you must:

  • submit an application to the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences by the closing date; and
  • be a domestic student as determined by the University's Fee Policy; and
  • be enrolled in the third year of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) program at the time of application; and
  • be able to provide documentary evidence of financial need.

Before you apply

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How to apply

Submit a completed application form, personal statement, and documentary evidence of financial need to the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (enquiries.shrs@uq.edu.au) by the closing date.

Your one to two page personal statement should provide information about your interest in physiotherapy, your financial situation, and your personal qualities.

Selection criteria

For the selection process, the Head of School will establish a selection committee, comprising of:

  • the Head, or nominee, as chair of the committee; and
  • two members of the university's academic staff who are currently teaching in the program.

The scholarship is awarded to applicants showing the greatest merit as demonstrated by:

  • evidence of financial need; and
  • strength of interest shown in physiotherapy; and
  • personal qualities; and
  • any other matter the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant's future success in the physiotherapy profession.

The selection committee may interview short-listed applicants.

Application form

Contact

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Terms and conditions

The recipient may hold the scholarship for one year, subject to the recipient:

  • successfully completing year 3 and commencing year 4 of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) program; and
  • continuing to be enrolled full-time in the program.

The scholarship will be paid to the recipient in two equal instalments in January and April of year 4 of the program.