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Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme (NAHSSS)

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Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme (NAHSSS), an Australian Government Scholarship Program

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04 December 2016 - The Department of Health has not yet made any announcements about scholarships for 2017.

The Australian College of Nursing will update this page as soon as we are advised by the Department of Health about future scholarships. If you wish to be notified when the next round of scholarships will open please complete the following form below.

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The NAHSSS program has been operating since 2011 and administered by the Australian College of Nursing (ACN). The aim of the scheme has been to grow the health workforce and improve the professional knowledge of the nursing profession by providing scholarships to financially support students, nurses and midwives while they undertake study.

The most recent scholarships offered were:

Scholarship NameScholarship Details
NAHSSS General ScholarshipsFor all nurses and midwives, and nursing and midwifery students
UndergraduatePreregistration courses for ENs, RNs and midwives.
PostgraduatePostgraduate study; Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Masters program
Continuing Professional DevelopmentFunding to attend short courses, conferences, seminars or workshops
Nurse and midwifery re-entryFunding to undertake re-registration course to return to practice
Midwifery prescribingFunding to undertake course to become and eligible midwife
NAHSSS Emergency Department ScholarshipsFor nurses working in Emergency Departments
Postgraduatepostgraduate study; Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Masters program
Nurse PractitionerNurses undertaking postgraduate studies to become a Nurse Practitioner
Continuing Professional DevelopmentFunding to attend short courses, conferences, seminars or workshops
Clinical PlacementFor undergraduate students, nurses and midwives to undertake a placement in an Emergency Department.
NAHSSS Remote ScholarshipsFor nurses and midwives living and working in remote areas
UndergraduatePreregistration courses for ENs, RNs and midwives.
PostgraduatePostgraduate study; Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Masters program
Continuing Professional DevelopmentFunding to attend short courses, conferences, seminars or workshops
Nurse and midwifery re-entryFunding to undertake re-registration course to return to practice
Clinical PlacementFor undergraduate students to undertake a placement in a remote area health facility.

Current scholars can contact the Australian College of Nursing via email scholarships@acn.edu.au or freecall 1800 117 262 (charges may apply).

ACN is unable to offer tax advice regarding your scholarship and we recommend that you contact the Australian Tax Office or an accountant. Find more information the taxation implications of receiving a scholarship.