Australian Government Scholarships

Click the links below to find out more about the range of scholarships available for nurses, midwives, and midwifery and nursing students in Australia.

NOTE: To apply for these scholarships it is not necessary to be a member of Australian College of Nursing.
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply for any of the scholarships below.

Scholarship

Opening dates

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health scholarships:

Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme Opens 22 July 2013
   
Aged Care Nursing Scholarship (ACNS):  
Undergraduate Opens 1 July 2013
Postgraduate Opens 1 July 2013
Nurse Practitioner Opens 1 July 2013
Continuing Professional Development
Opens 12 March 2013
Nurse Re-Entry
Opens 12 March 2013
   
Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme (NAHSSS):
 
Undergraduate Opens 22 July 2013
Postgraduate Opens 22 July 2013
Continuing Professional Development
Now open
Nurse Re-entry
Now open
Midwifery Prescribing Now open
Tasmanian Postgraduate Opens 22 July 2013
Tasmanian Continuing Professional Development Now open
   
Emergency Department Scholarships:
ED: Postgraduate Opens 22 July 2013
ED: Nurse Practitioner Opens 22 July 2013
ED: Clinical Placement Now open
ED: Continuing Professional Development
Now open
ED: Continuing Professional Development - Administrative Staff
Now open
   
Non Clinical Administrative Staff in Emergency Departments  
ED: Continuing Professional Development - Administrative Staff
Now open
   
Clinical Placements
At the end of each month applications will be assessed and applicants notified within 3 weeks.
Emergency Department Now open
Aboriginal Medical Services Now open
Tasmania Now open
   
Aboriginal Medical Services  
Professional Development Scholarships Now open
Clinical Placement in Aboriginal Medical Services Now open