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2024 Flinders University Professor Michael Kidd AM Scholarship

Professor Michael Kidd AM, Honorary Professor of Global Primary Care with the Southgate Institute for Health, Society and Equity and former Executive Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Flinders University, has a special interest in furthering the education and training of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as health professionals.

The Professor Michael Kidd AM Scholarship has been established in perpetuity to support the retention and successful graduation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students as health professionals.

The scholarship is funded through Professor Michael Kidd’s contribution to the Karmel Endowment Fund.

Aim and Benefits

A minimum of one scholarship with a minimum value of $2000 may be awarded each year.

Requirements

Applicants must

  • Be of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent; and
  • Identify as an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; and
  • Be accepted as an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander by the community in which they live or have lived; and
  • Normally reside in South Australia or the Northern Territory; and
  • Be enrolled in a health professional course within the College of Medicine and Public Health or the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Flinders University.

Interview date, Process and Venue

Selection Criteria

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need.  The academic merit of applicants will be assessed by way of the Selection Score used to gain entry to their course of study e.g. ATAR, STAT score in the case of commencing students, and the Grade Point Average (GPA) in their course of study in the case of continuing students. 

Selection of the candidate(s) will be made in accordance with procedures approved by the Director, Academic and Student Services.

Application Deadline

february 26, 2024

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Flinders University on to apply

Applications should be submitted online through the Flinders University Student System  by the specified closing date.  Please ensure all of your personal details are up-to-date in the Student System as you will be assessed using this information

For more details, visit Flinders University website.

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