Nursing and Midwifery Scholarships

The Nursing and Midwifery Office, ACT Health sponsors the following nursing and midwifery scholarships:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Enrolled Nursing Scholarships
  • University of Canberra Graduate Certificate Scholarships
  • Postgraduate Nursing and Midwifery Scholarships
  • Professional Development Scholarships

For more information, please contact the Nursing and Midwifery Office at N-MScholarships@act.gov.au.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Enrolled Nursing Scholarships

The Nursing and Midwifery Office, ACT Health and the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) sponsor 2 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Enrolled Nursing Scholarships each year.

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

Funding is available for a 12-month calendar year under the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) National Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap on Indigenous Health Outcomes.

Please complete your application electronically using the links below and email to N-MScholarships@act.gov.au

Postgraduate Nursing and Midwifery Scholarships

The postgraduate scholarships are to support the ongoing professional education and skill development of nurses and midwives across the health care sector. Scholarships for postgraduate tuition fees are offered to support clinical education, research, leadership and management scopes of practice.  

Applications are invited twice per year, at the beginning of each calendar year and mid-year.

2023 program applications open

2023 program applications close at 11:59pm, 12 February 2023.

For more information, please contact the Nursing and Midwifery Office at N-MScholarships@act.gov.au

Professional Development Scholarships

The Professional Development Scholarship (new and additional to postgraduate scholarships) - replaces the Travel Scholarship.

ACT Health promotes a learning culture through the provision of the Nursing & Midwifery Scholarship Scheme to enhance the ongoing professional development and skill levels of staff across the organisation. The ACT Health Nursing and Midwifery Professional Development Scholarship Scheme is managed by the Nursing and Midwifery Office on behalf of the ACT Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer.

Professional development Scholarships will be available for application all year. Applications will be reviewed every two months by the scholarship panel.

An amount of up to $3000 will be awarded to cover costs of conference, course registration or innovation project.

For more information, please contact the Nursing and Midwifery Office at N-MScholarships@act.gov.au.

Page last updated on: 10 Jan 2023