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Scholarships & Bursaries

Channel RSL Sub Branch Miss Cluny Portnell Memorial Scholarship

The Channel Sub Branch of the RSL established this scholarship in 2006 to recognise the service of the late Miss Cluny Portnell to the community of the Channel area in southern Tasmania.



Available to a Tasmanian student, preferably from the Channel area or southern Tasmania, who is commencing an undergraduate degree in Nursing in 2022.

On-going Eligibility

To retain this award, recipients are required to achieve a minimum Pass result in all units studied each semester.


$5,000 per year


Up to two years

Closing Date

31 October 2021


Apply online prior to closing date. Applications cannot be submitted after closing date. As applicants will be assessed on the quality of application, all questions should be answered in full. Please ensure care is taken with spelling and grammar. All applicants must provide written copies of at least two personal references to support their application. References should be emailed to prior to the closing date.

Application status

Closed. Applications are being assessed.