Fay Newell Scholarship

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Fay Newell Scholarship – Applications Open until 6 April 2022

The Fay Newell Scholarship is an annual award of $5000 funded through a generous gift provided to the Broken Hill Hospital by the late Fay Newell.

The scholarship is awarded to encourage excellence in the education and training of students in any of the following areas:

• The practice or study of medicine as a Doctor of Medicine or a speciality in Medicine

• Nursing, with the essential qualifications to excel in Emergency Care and/or terminal care

• Aged care services

• A student with the qualification and special attributes to specialise as a Doctor or Nursing Specialist to care for newly born infants and their mothers and fathers, care of toddlers, children and young adults.


To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be undertaking studies in one of the areas as listed above, and must reside and work in Broken Hill.


To apply for the 2022 scholarship, please complete the application form(PDF, 253KB) and return along with relevant documentation via email to Jane.Baker@health.nsw.gov.au or Brooke.Napier@health.nsw.gov.au.



Applications will be reviewed by a committee comprising of a representative from the Broken Hill Hospital, Broken Hill Council and Broken Hill GP Super Clinic.

The successful applicant will be awarded a scholarship to the value of $5000.


Please direct any enquires to Jane Baker or Brooke Napier.

Applications Close Wednesday 6 April 2022.