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Who is it for?

2nd year undergraduates

Where is it available?



Sharon Gan (Yong) Chiew Lian is an Australian Registered Nurse born in Malaysia. She was inspired to travel to England to study Nursing and Midwifery after receiving a scholarship from "The Lee Foundation of Singapore". Sharon then completed her Master of Nursing Studies with La Trobe University in 1993. Sharon went on to become a long standing academic staff member holding various roles including Head, Centre of Undergraduate Studies for each of La Trobe's five campuses.

During her career in Nursing which spanned 40 years, she valued cultural responsiveness and was committed to 'making a difference' by promoting full and equal participation of all staff and students.

Are you eligible to apply?

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • Enrolled full-time in the second year of your Bachelor Nursing in 2017
  • Enrolled at the Melbourne Campus
  • Undertaking your first undergraduate degree in the Bachelor of Nursing
  • You are able to demonstrate educational disadvantage, including but not limited to financial hardship, significant caring responsibilities, non-English speaking background, disability or medical condition

Recipients of the scholarship shall be selected by the University based on their:


How to apply

Applications are closed.

Who to contact for further information

Scholarships Unit,