Tucker Family Scholarship in Nursing

The Tucker Family Scholarship was established in 2017, to provide financial support for 3rd year students who demonstrate a strong commitment to their studies in the Bachelor of Nursing course at Murdoch University. Scholarships will be awarded to one student studying at the Mandurah Campus and one student studying at the Perth Campus.






Opens: Monday 1st October, 2018
Closes: Monday 4th March, 2019 4:00pm (Australian WST)


Two instalments of $1500 in Week 7 or 8 of Semester 1 and Semester 2.


To apply for this scholarship you must:

  • Be enrolled full-time in 3rd year in an Undergraduate Bachelor of Nursing course at the Mandurah or Perth Campus
  • Must have a strong commitment to their studies and be in good-standing
  • Must be an Australian citizen
More info:

How to apply

1 Download and save the applcation form.
2 Complete the form and save it under your name.
3 Email the following documents to scholarships@murdoch.edu.au
  • Completed application form
  • Academic record from their school/ University
  • One written reference. Either an academic reference from their school/University OR a character reference from someone suitable to comment on their commitment to study.
  • Personal statement of no more than 300 words, reflecting on the personal contribution that they will make to their profession and the health of the community, once registered as a nurse.

What happens next?

All applications are ranked against each other in a careful assessment of the information provided in the application form. Please ensure that you submit all of the required documentation and contact the Student Financial Support Office if you have any questions.

Applicants will be contacted by the Scholarships Office via the email address registered in MyInfo.