• $300,000 Scholarship Boost Announced

    $300,000 Scholarship Boost Announced

    Having an appropriately skilled workforce is a key priority for aged care.

    Resthaven recognises this, and has donated a further $300,000 towards scholarships at all three major South Australian universities, to support the future aged care workforce.

    Resthaven Executive Manager People & Culture, Sam Bradley, says, ‘This extra $300,000 is on top of the existing scholarships Resthaven already supports at the University of South Australia, Flinders University, and the University of Adelaide.’

    Sam was delighted to congratulate the Resthaven scholarship recipients from UniSA in person, at the annual UniSA Grants and Scholarships Ceremony on 5 June, 2019.

    Sam says, ‘I was delighted to present the 2019 Resthaven Scholarships to the following deserving students:

    • Guorong Elias and Vipanjit Kaur (Undergraduate Nursing)
    • Melayni Bovaird-Cations (Undergraduate Occupational Therapy)
    • Brian Farnam (Undergraduate Physiotherapy) and
    • Raphael O’Connor (Undergraduate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Allied Health).’


    ‘Scholarship recipients from the University of Adelaide were announced on 21 May. Congratulations to:

    • Anh Nguyet Thi Jennifer Lai (Undergraduate Oral Health)
    • Alyssia Baker and Caitlin Newell (Undergraduate Nursing).


    ‘Resthaven scholarships recipients from Flinders University were announced on 26 April. Well done to:

    • Kishor Dahal and Zeynep Al (Undergraduate Nursing).’

    ‘We thank all three universities for partnering with Resthaven over many years on these scholarship programs, and look forward to continuing to work together to support the future aged care workforce.’

    Find out more about our scholarships

    Pictured above: Sam Bradley with scholarship recipients Brian Farnam, Vipanjit Kaur, Melayni Bovaird-Cations and Guorong Elias (absent Raphael O’Connor)