Studying Post-Graduate Nursing? Apply For The NTEU Joan Hardy Scholarship Today!

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The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is once again offering The Joan Hardy Scholarship for students studying nursing.

The Joan Hardy Scholarship is available for any student undertaking a study of nurses, nursing culture or practices, or historical aspects of nursing as a lay or professional practice. The student need not therefore be or have been a nurse and can be undertaking the study in disciplines/schools other than nursing.

A sum of $5000 will be paid in two installments; half on the awarding of the Scholarship and the remainder on evidence of submission of the thesis. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an academic award of an Australian public university, and expect to submit the thesis within one year of being awarded the Scholarship.

The application deadline is Friday 26 July 2019. A decision will be made in late August 2019. Read more about the 2018 scholarship winner, Jessica Taranto, here.

Joan Hardy was active in higher education unionism for over 30 years, during which time she held many positions at local and state levels. She was the first woman President of

UACA (one of the predecessors to NTEU) a position she occupied for five years. Joan was a tireless advocate for union amalgamation and was a key negotiator in the formation of NTEU, becoming Vice-President when the Union was formed in 1993.

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or contact Helena Spyrou at: or on 0419 339 259


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