Broome nursing student wins Southern Cross Scholarship

Document Type

Media Release

Publication Date

Fall 24-3-2005

Publisher Name

The University of Notre Dame, Fremantle

Publication Place



Second year Broome nursing student Stephen Hayes, is the recipient of the inaugural Southern Cross Nursing Scholarship.

The $5000 scholarship will assist Mr Hayes in the completion of his nursing degree by providing financial assistance for fees, books and accommodation. All first year nursing students from Notre Dame’s Broome campus are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Mr Hayes is a part-time carer with the Aged & Disability facility Germanus Kent / Bran Nue Dae Care Centre in Broome.

Coordinator of Nursing for the Broome Campus, Elizabeth Mortley said “Stephen was chosen because of his commitment to nursing and care of the aged.”

In Mr Hayes’ acceptance speech he expressed that he thoroughly enjoyed working with the aged and had learned a great deal from the experience.

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