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Professional development scholarships for nurses and midwives working in an Aboriginal Medical Service
This scheme is an Australian Government initiative seeking to support registered and enrolled nurses, and registered midwives working in an Aboriginal Medical Service (AMS) to undertake professional development. The scholarship is funded by the Department of Health and administered by the Australian College of Nursing. The scholarship can be used to undertake studies at:
- an Australian university at postgraduate level
- a registered training organisation (RTO)
- a short course or workshop
- attendance at a conference.
Scholarships are worth up to $15,000. Applicants commencing or continuing postgraduate studies may receive up to a maximum of $15,000 for one year fulltime or two years part-time study.
To be eligible applicants must be:
- an Australian citizen or permanent resident
- an enrolled nurse, registered nurse or registered midwife with current Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia registration
- delivering clinical services
- currently employed in an AMS
- either participating in an activity that is eligible to accrue continuing professional development hours or studying, or intending to study, a postgraduate course at an Australian university, RTO or other accredited provider.
New Zealand citizens may also be eligible to apply.
Australian College of Nursing
Ph: 1800 117 262