Register your interest for the 2023 NSW Health Aboriginal Nursing and Midwifery Postgraduate Scholarships.
If you have any questions about your application, please contact Aboriginal Nursing and Midwifery Strategy on 1800 155 325 or
If you’re an Aboriginal person currently working as a registered nurse or registered midwife in the NSW public health system, a postgraduate scholarship of up to $10,000 is available to support your postgraduate study and help with educational expenses.
Postgraduate study is a chance to expand your knowledge into target areas that are particularly relevant to the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Postgraduate scholarships create leadership opportunities and increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nurses and midwives practising and participating at higher levels in the profession.
Our postgraduate scholarships are offered in the targeted areas of:
To apply, you must be:
The application process opens each year in January. As part of the application process, applicants must complete an online application form and provide:
If your enrolment confirmation is unavailable at the time of application, please provide a brief letter indicating your intention to enrol and forward your enrolment confirmation as soon as possible so that your application can be progressed. Generic information about course subjects will not be accepted.
If you're doing postgraduate study which will lead to registration as a midwife, you must show proof of your employment at the same time in a recognised student midwifery position in a maternity service.
If you received a postgraduate scholarship in the past from the NSW Nursing and Midwifery Scholarship Fund, you also have to provide a copy of results.
For more information, please see the
frequently asked questions. If you have any further queries, please email
MOH-AboriginalNursing@health.nsw.gov.au or call us on 1800 155 325.