Applications for the 2022 NSW Health Enrolled nurse scholarships will open 11 January 2022. Updated information for applicants will be released shortly.

About the scholarship

The scholarships include a position in the Diploma of Nursing program and employment as an enrolled nurse in a NSW Health facility (following successful completion of the diploma and standard recruitment and registration processes).


Applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • live in NSW
  • meet English language skill standards
  • provide evidence of HSC completion, Certificate III qualification or equivalent.

Check if you are eligible for a 2022 Enrolled Nurse Scholarship here.

 Selection process

The selection process includes:

  • online application
  • literacy, language, and numeracy assessment
  • interview

Further information

Please read the Applicant information package on this page before applying for an Enrolled Nurse Scholarship place.

If you would like more information or you need assistance to complete the online application form please contact the Nursing and Midwifery Office at

Have you recently completed school and thinking about a career in nursing?

Ashley finished school and started her enrolled nurse course. She loves being a nurse and contributing to the lives of her patients. Watch Ashley’s story about how her workplace supported her in completing the NSW Health Enrolled Nurse Scholarship Program.

Transcript: Enrolled nurse scholarships: Ashley Gamble.

Are you considering a career change?

Sam was able to change careers and become an enrolled nurse through the NSW Health Enrolled Nurse Scholarship Program. Hear Sam’s story about why she loves being an enrolled nurse and why you should apply for the program.

Transcript: Enrolled nurse scholarships: Sam Holtom.

Want to know where a career as an enrolled nurse can take you?

Hear Josh’s story about why he finds being an enrolled nurse very rewarding and learn about the diverse career opportunities available to enrolled nurses.

Transcript: Enrolled nurse scholarships: Josh Paroz.​​

Current as at: Wednesday 27 October 2021
Contact page owner: Nursing and Midwifery