Scholarship Opens Closes Description
Judith Meppem Scholarships 11 February 2019 26 April 2019 Provides an opportunity for nurses and midwives to undertake a study tour to observe and learn about innovative and best practice in nursing and or midwifery. The Judith Meppem Scholarships are valued up to AUD12,000 each.
Innovation Scholarships ​18 March 2019 26 April ​2019 ​Awarded to nurses and midwives across NSW Health to drive innovation and excellence in care in areas of the public health system.
Undergraduate Clinical Placement Grants

Period 1:

25 February 2019
Period 2:

29 July 2019

Period 1:

3 May 2019
Period 2:

15 November 2019

Provided to assist students with travel and accommodation costs directly associated with clinical placements done in a public health facility for students undertaking a Bachelor of Nursing or Bachelor of Midwifery.
Rural Undergraduate Scholarships 29 October 2018 18 January 2019 Awarded to students from a rural location undertaking a Bachelor of Nursing or Bachelor of Midwifery degree.
Postgraduate Scholarships ​26 November 2018 01  March 2019 Available to permanent full-time or part-time registered nurses or registered midwives employed and currently working in the NSW public health system, to assist with educational expenses directly associated with postgraduate study.
Postgraduate Scholarships for the Applied Mental Health Studies course ​10 September 2018 23 November 2018​ ​Available to permanent full-time or part-time registered nurses employed in mental health services and currently working in the NSW public health system, to assist with educational expenses directly associated with postgraduate study in the Applied Mental Health Studies course.
Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled Nurse) Scholarships
15 January 2019 19 February 2019

NSW Health, in partnership with TAFE NSW and NSW Health RTO, is offering scholarships for the Diploma of Nursing program at locations across NSW. Scholarships include course costs and employment as an EN on graduation and registration (subject to standard recruitment processes).

Aboriginal scholarships

Scholarship Opens Closes Description
Postgraduate Scholarships 18 January 2019 15 February 2019 Scholarships of up to $10,000 are available for Aboriginal nurses or midwives to assist with educational expenses directly associated with postgraduate study.
Undergraduate Scholarships 18 January 2019
15 February 2019
Scholarships of up to $1,000 per subject are available for Aboriginal students undertaking a Bachelor of Nursing or Bachelor of Midwifery.
Aboriginal Enrolled Nurse Scholarship 1 January
31 December
Available for Aboriginal enrolled nurses who undertake a VETAB accredited course. Open year round.​
Rhodanthe Lipsett
Midwifery Postgraduate Scholarship
21 January 2019 15 February 2019

NSW Health and the Aboriginal Nursing and Midwifery Strategy is pleased to announce a partnership with the Rhodanthe Lipsett Indigenous Midwifery Trust, sharing the common goal to increase the number and support the retention of Aboriginal midwives in NSW. One scholarship of $15,000 will awarded each year to an Aboriginal midwife employed in NSW Health to undertake post graduate studies to further develop the skills most relevant to their midwifery area of practice. This scholarship also includes full registration to the next annual Congress of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Nurses & Midwives (CATSINaM) conference.

Ongoing scholarships

Re-entry to nursing and midwifery scholarships

Re-entry scholarships are a NSW Government initiative to help previously registered or enrolled nurses and registered midwives re-enter the NSW public health system.

Further information regarding the ​scholarships can be found at Re-entry to nursing scholarships​ and Re-entry to midwifery scholarships.​​​

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