Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nursing Scholarships

ACT Health in conjunction with the Canberra Institute of Technology sponsors two Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Enrolled Nursing Scholarships each year.

ACT Health has made a commitment to establish Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Enrolled Nursing scholarships under the COAG National Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap in Indigenous Health Outcomes.

Scholarship applications

Applications are invited twice per year in February and July to coincide with commencement of semesters.

Applications for 2017 close:

  • Round 1 - Friday 17 February
  • Round 2 - Friday 4 August

Applications should be completed electronically and sent by email to: nmscholarships@act.gov.au

Funding is available for a twelve-month calendar year.

The Nursing and Midwifery Office manages all aspects of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Enrolled Nursing Scholarship Scheme on behalf of the ACT Chief Nurse.

Contact us

Nursing and Midwifery Office | PO Box 11 | Woden | ACT 2606

Telephone: (02) 6244 4978 and (02) 6174 7058