ADEA Research and Sanofi Indigenous Scholarship: applications now open

ADEA is a proud funding partner of the ADEA Research and Sanofi Indigenous Scholarship. The scholarship recognises the acute need for more diabetes health professionals who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples and genuinely understand the unique challenges that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who are living with diabetes face. The recipient of the scholarship will obtain skills and knowledge to improve health outcomes in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples communities and help closing the gap.

Make a difference in the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who are living with diabetes

The ADEA Research and Sanofi Indigenous Scholarship enables an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Person to obtain the Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management at the UTS Faculty of Health. The scholarship is valued at AU$12,000 and will allow you to advance your diabetes education and management career.

The course will cover a range of topics, such as:

Your career options

The Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management will enable you to work as a diabetes educator in various settings, such as hospitals, community centres, or your own private practice.

Professionals in certain disciplines (i.e., nursing, podiatry, dietetics) may also be eligible to apply for Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE) status by the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA). You can learn more about becoming a Credentialled Diabetes Educator here.

To learn more about the Graduate Certificate, please see the UTS website.

Who is eligible for this scholarship?

The ADEA Research and Sanofi Indigenous Scholarship aims to support an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person in advancing their career in diabetes education and management so that they can make a difference in the health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living with diabetes.

To be eligible, you must:

How to apply for the scholarship

To apply, please use the UTS online Scholarship application form. Please note that we can only consider applications that we receive through this form.

Applications close on 25 February 2022.

About the application process

If you have been short-listed for the scholarship, we will reach out to you after the closing date. We may then ask you to join us for an interview regarding the scholarship to help us decide.

For more information

Are you unsure if you meet the selection criteria or if this scholarship is right for you? You can call the UTS Scholarships Office on +61 2 9514 2527 or send them an email at scholarships@uts.edu.au.

ADEA Research and Sanofi Indigenous Scholarship: applications now open

ADEA is a proud funding partner of the ADEA Research and Sanofi Indigenous Scholarship. The scholarship recognises the acute need for more diabetes health professionals who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples and genuinely understand the unique challenges that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who are living with diabetes face. The recipient of the scholarship will obtain skills and knowledge to improve health outcomes in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples communities and help closing the gap.

Make a difference in the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who are living with diabetes

The ADEA Research and Sanofi Indigenous Scholarship enables an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Person to obtain the Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management at the UTS Faculty of Health. The scholarship is valued at AU$12,000 and will allow you to advance your diabetes education and management career.

  • Location: City campus (Sydney), Brisbane
  • Duration: 1 year part time

The course will cover a range of topics, such as:

  • Clinical Management in Diabetes
  • Primary Healthcare in Diabetes
  • Health Education and Health Promotion
  • Clinical Practice in Diabetes

Your career options

The Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management will enable you to work as a diabetes educator in various settings, such as hospitals, community centres, or your own private practice.

Professionals in certain disciplines (i.e., nursing, podiatry, dietetics) may also be eligible to apply for Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE) status by the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA). You can learn more about becoming a Credentialled Diabetes Educator here.

To learn more about the Graduate Certificate, please see the UTS website.

Who is eligible for this scholarship?

The ADEA Research and Sanofi Indigenous Scholarship aims to support an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person in advancing their career in diabetes education and management so that they can make a difference in the health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living with diabetes.

To be eligible, you must:

  • be of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent. You will have to provide either
    • a Confirmation of Aboriginality from a Local Aboriginal Land Council or other Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander organisation, or
    • a UTS Statutory Declaration form accompanied by two written references from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples from your community who can confirm your identity and are not an immediate family member.
  • have received an offer for C11115 Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management.

How to apply for the scholarship

To apply, please use the UTS online Scholarship application form. Please note that we can only consider applications that we receive through this form.

Applications close on 25 February 2022.

About the application process

If you have been short-listed for the scholarship, we will reach out to you after the closing date. We may then ask you to join us for an interview regarding the scholarship to help us decide.

For more information

Are you unsure if you meet the selection criteria or if this scholarship is right for you? You can call the UTS Scholarships Office on +61 2 9514 2527 or send them an email at scholarships@uts.edu.au.