Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nursing Scholarships

ACT Health in conjunction with the Canberra Institute of Technology is sponsoring two Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Enrolled Nursing Scholarships again in 2015.

ACT Health 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: 2015 Guidelines and Information - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Enrolled Nurse Scholarship (PDF File - 547k)
2015 Application - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Enrolled Nurse Scholarship (Microsoft Word XML Document - 89k)
2015 Brochure (PDF File - 96k)

Scholarship applications

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

**Applications for 2015 close:

  • round 1 - 4.30pm Friday 20th February, 2015
  • round 2 - 4.30pm Friday 7th August, 2015**

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
Level 3, Building 6, Canberra Hospital
PO Box 11
Woden ACT 2606

Telephone: (02) 6244 2147