Margaret and John Crutch Indigenous Midwifery Scholarship

Margaret and John Crutch Indigenous Midwifery Scholarship

Achieving Potential Scholarship for Excellence

The Margaret and John Crutch Indigenous Midwifery Scholarship has been established in the memory of Margaret and John Crutch.


18 Jan - 12 Feb 2021

Total scholarship value

Up to $20,000 for one year only

Number offered


Sediqa Hussaini

Diploma of Higher Education

Sediqa Hussaini: Because every little bit helps

Receiving a scholarship helps me to focus on my studies. It also means that I know I have the support of others in order to study and reach my goals.

Am I eligible?

You must be one of the following:

  • An Australian citizen

You must meet the following criteria:

  • An Indigenous Australian
  • Commencing or continuing student enrolled or intending to enrol in the Bachelor of Nursing and Midwifery at a Monash campus in Australia.
  • To be eligible you must provide a Confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Heritage certificate or a certified Statutory Declaration form to the William Cooper Institute. This can be emailed to If you have any queries please contact the William Cooper Institute on 9902 4972.


Number offered

Two scholarships will be awarded each year.

Selection criteria

  • Awarded based on need.

How to apply

  • This scholarship cannot be deferred.

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