Coolibah Care Scholarship Program

The Coolibah Care Scholarship was established in 2007, to provide financial support for students attending the Mandurah campus. The Scholarships are available for award to students in personal and/or financial hardship, studying the Bachelor of Nursing course at Murdoch University and who reside in the Mandurah area.

Students will need to demonstrate that they have a passion and interest in age care.

Coolibah Care
No. of Scholarships:
Duration of Award:
1 year
Level of study:
Semester Availability:
  Semester 1
Study Area:


To apply for this scholarship, you must:
  • be enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing at our Mandurah campus at the time of application
  • be experiencing personal and/or financial hardship
  • live in the Peel region
  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident

How to Apply

Compile the required documents, including the completed application form, and email them to by the closing date.

Required Documents

This scholarship requires you to provide the following documents:

  • completed application form
  • supporting documentation such as transcripts and reference
  • A personal statement of no more than 300 words: please include the personal and/or financial hardship you are facing and how the scholarship will assist you to be successful in your studies
  • Evidence of financial hardship (e.g.  Tax Notice of Assessment or Centrelink Income Statement)​
  • ​You will need to demonstrate in your references or personal statement that you have a passion and interest in age care

Payment Method

Two equal instalments of $1,500 in week 7 or 8 of each standard academic semester (S1 and S2).
Scholarship Value:
Opening Date:
21 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
08 Mar 2021
Student Type:
  • Domestic