The Greg Norris Memorial Health Scholarship assists Huon Valley residents studying in the field of medicine, nursing or allied health. Scholarships of up to $5,000 are available.
Named after former Mayor Greg Norris, an advocate for improved Huon Valley health services in the early 1990s, the scholarship intends to encourage residents to obtain a health services qualification and practise in the Huon Valley.
To be eligible:
- Applicants are required to show that they would find it difficult to access further education without receiving scholarship support.
- Applicants must reside in the Huon Valley Local Government area at the time of application.
- Preference will be given to applicants whose study may lead to a future career in rural health care.
Applications open 7 December 2022
Applications close 27 January 2023
Greg Norris Memorial Health Scholarship Guidelines 2023 (PDF, 221KB)
Greg Norris Health Scholarship Application Pack 2023 (PDF, 236KB)
2021 scholarship recipients, Madison Casey, Maya Bakowski, Niah Hanneke, Anita Hennekam
2019 recipient, Crystelle Vanderplas. Image courtesy of UTAS.