Nursing and Midwifery Post Registration Scholarships


ACT Health has been promoting a learning culture through the provision of the Nursing & Midwifery Scholarship Scheme to enhance the ongoing professional development and skill levels of staff across ACT Health since 2000. The scholarships are offered to support tuition fees for postgraduate programs of study in clinical, educational, leadership and management and research scopes of practice.

Applications are invited from nurses and midwives who are:

  • intending to enroll in new postgraduate educational programs
  • re-enrolling to continue study programs previously awarded a scholarship.

New applicants

If you are commencing a new course or continuing a course for which a scholarship has not been awarded previously, please complete the New Studies Online Application.

Continuing applicants

if you were previously awarded a scholarship and are seeking ongoing funding to continue your studies in the same course, please complete the Continuing Studies Online Application.

Dates for 2018 applications

Scholarship rounds will be offered each year in January and June.

1st round
Opens: 2 January
Closes: 16 February

2nd round
Opens: 25 June
Closes: 3 August

Scholarship Guidelines

To support your online application for scholarship, please note that you are required to upload the following documents with your submission (as applicable), including:

NMBA unconditional registration certificate (current copy)

Current payslip

Resume (2 pages)

Supervisor's recommendation

Director of Nursing and/or Midwifery endorsement

Fee schedule from education provider

Letter of offer from the education provider (new applications only)

Visa Grant Notice (if a permanent resident of Australia)

ACT Health Nursing & Midwifery Post Graduate Scholarship Scheme

Supervisor Recommendations

Recommendations supporting your proposed scholarship are to be obtained from your supervisor and Director of Nursing and/or Midwifery. Please upload your completed forms with your online application:


If you require further information please contact the Scholarship Team through the Nursing and Midwifery Office:

Phone: (02) 6244 4978 or (02) 6174 7058