Choosi Futures Grant Program


Overview

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We are passionate about a healthy Australia and we want to help. Through the Choosi Futures Grant Program, we’re offering financial assistance to those studying the health, fitness and medical disciplines to help them, help others lead healthy lives.

Availability

This grant is offered annually to one person. Applications for the 2017–18 grant are now closed and applications for the 2018–19 grant is open until October 31, 2019.

The Award

The value of this grant is AUD $5,000 (total amount). This amount is paid as a one off payment to the winner.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. To be eligible, you must be enrolled full-time in an accredited Australian Education Institution and be studying for a certificate, diploma, degree or traineeship in any of the following areas:
  • Medicine – eg:
    • University degrees:
      • Medical & Health Sciences
      • Medical Science
      • Medicine / Surgery
      • Medical Studies
      • Medical Research
  • Health Sciences & Healthcare industry –
    • University degrees:
      • Health Sciences (any specialty)
      • Applied Science (health & fitness-related specialties)
      • Health & Sport Sciences
    • TAFE certificates/diplomas:
      • Health Science
      • Health Science Foundations
      • Practice Management
      • Health Services Assistance
  • Specialist healthcare – eg:
    • University degrees:
      • Nursing
      • Optometry & Vision Science
      • Dentistry
      • Dental Surgery
      • Dental Science
      • Dental Medicine
      • Pharmacy
    • TAFE certificates/diplomas:
      • Nursing
      • Dental Assisting
      • Dental Technology
      • Dental Services
      • Optical Dispensing
      • Community Pharmacy
  1. Only citizens or permanent residents of Australia can apply.
  2. You must have reached 18 years of age to enter.

The challenge

To apply for the Choosi Futures Grant Program, you will need to write an essay (maximum 500 words) on why you want to work in your selected industry and the difference you hope to make in your particular field of study.

We are looking for submissions that reflect a true desire to improve the quality of people’s lives. It doesn’t have to be great prose, just honest and from the heart, so start thinking about the real reasons you have chosen the career path you have and then put them into words.

How to apply

All applicants must email the following documentation to grants@choosi.com.au;

  • Proof of Identification;
  • Proof of enrolment, including course name, tertiary institution name and enrolment status;
  • Your response (max word count 500 words); and
  • Contact details (including residential address).

Selection process

The winner of the grant will be selected and awarded by a panel of judges from the Choosi team on the basis of the entry that best grasps the challenge. The panel will convene from November 15, 2019 at 58 Norwest Boulevard, Norwest NSW 2153.

Notification

The winner will be notified by email and their name will be published on our website on February 17, 2020. Please note that the winner for the period 2017–18 will be notified by email and their name will be published on our website on February 15, 2019.

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