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Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme (NAHSSS)

An Australian Government Scholarship Program

Applications are now open for:

  • Remote clinical placements.
  • Nursing and midwifery Return to Practice

More information about these NAHSSS scholarships and to apply online

These are the last of the NAHSSS Scholarships.  There will be no new NAHSSS scholarships for 2018. The Government has developed a new scholarship initiative: The Health Workforce Scholarship Program.

ACN will continue to support all existing NAHSSS and Aged Care Nursing scholars.

Contact the Australian College of Nursing via email scholarships@acn.edu.au or call 1800 117 262.

The Health Workforce Scholarship Program is an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Health. As of 1 July, 2017 the Consortium of Rural Workforce Agencies will deliver the Health Workforce Scholarship Program with Health Workforce Queensland as the Lead Agency.

The Scholarship Program will be available to eligible medical, nursing and allied health professionals working in primary health care not employed by the relevant State Government and located in or providing services to areas categorised as Modified Monash 3-7 under the Modified Monash Model. The Scholarship Program guidelines and eligibility criteria are in development.

For more information: https://www.healthworkforce.com.au/health-workforce-scholarship-program/ or email scholarships@healthworkforce.com.au

ACN Grants and Awards

ACN funds and administers a number of grants and awards that are available to Fellows and Members of ACN. Applications for the 2018 awards will open early in the new year. 

More information on ACN Grants and Awards

Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme (PHMSS), an Australian Government scholarship program

This scholarship provides financial assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who are undertaking an undergraduate course in an eligible health related discipline.

More information about the PHMSS.

For further information please contact the Australian College of Nursing via email scholarships@acn.edu.au or call 1800 688 628

Arrow Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation Scholarships

The Arrow Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation is committed to the education of nurses working in the field of bone marrow and stem cell therapy. Up to six scholarships are available for registered nurses to complete the following ACN postgraduate certificate subjects:

  • Chemotherapy and other Systemic Treatments in Cancer Care
  • Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  • Haematology Nursing

More information