Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nursing Scholarships

The ACT Government Health Directorate in conjunction with the Canberra Institute of Technology is sponsoring two Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Enrolled Nursing Scholarships again in 2014.

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

Download: 2014 Guidelines and Information - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Enrolled Nurse Scholarship (PDF File - 547k)
2014 Application Form - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Enrolled Nurse Scholarship (Microsoft Word XML Document - 89k)

Scholarship applications

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

**Applications for 2014 close:

  • round 1 - 4.30pm Friday 7th February, 2014
  • round 2 - 4.30pm Friday 18th July, 2014**

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

Professional Development Coordinator
Nursing and Midwifery Office
GPO Box 825
Canberra ACT 2601

Telephone: (02) 6244 2147