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Scholarships & Bursaries

Wicking Centre Health Services Honours Scholarship in Dementia Care

The Wicking Centre aims to improve the lives of those affected by dementia through its internationally recognised research and education programs. The Wicking Centre provides honours scholarships to support students undertaking their honours year with Wicking researchers, working in the health services field, on projects relating to dementia. The Wicking Centre takes a multidisciplinary approach across neuroscience and health services, with research focused on the cause and prevention of dementia as well as care of those living with dementia.



Available to students who have completed an undergraduate degree in Dementia Care, Sociology, Psychology, Nursing, Science, Education, Medical Research, Health or Health Science and are commencing an Honours research program in health services at the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre in Semester 1, 2021. For students who completed their undergraduate degrees interstate and intend on moving to Tasmania to complete their Honours year, assistance with relocation costs may be available.

On-going Eligibility

To retain this award, recipients are required to achieve a minimum Pass result in all components of their Honours degree.




One year

Closing Date

31 January 2021


Applicants must apply online and forward a copy of the referee's report to two referees. All potential Honours students should make contact with Dr Kathleen Doherty at to find out further information.

Referee's Report for Honours and Postgraduate applicants (DOC, 1114kb)
Provide an electronic copy of this report to each of your two referees (hons and postgrad applicants only).

Application status

Closed. Not awarded.