ACN Foundation | Institute of Leadership
Mid-Career Nurse Leadership Program Scholarship
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The ACN Foundation is proud to announce new scholarships for Mid-Career Nurse Leadership Program (MCNLP). This is part of ACN’s commitment to facilitating opportunities for nurses to make a difference, grow and to expand career options and horizons.

Scholarship placements will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis with applications. The four scholarships, which are available for the MCNLP are valued at $5,500 each.

The scholarships will cover the full cost of the six-month program, commencing with the five-day face-to-face masterclass being held in Melbourne from 20-24 March 2023. Awarded scholarships cannot be deferred to later dates and does not include travel and accommodation to attend the masterclass.


Applications are now closed and applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application around mid to late March 2023.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible to apply for the scholarship, you must:

  • be available to attend the five-day face-to-face master class being held in Melbourne from 20-24 March 2023
  • Be currently registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA)
  • Have a minimum of six years’ postgraduate experience or be able to demonstrate an ability to influence organisations, team practices and/or cultures
    Such as nurse leaders seeking promotion into a management position
  • Be able to demonstrate leadership qualities in nursing and/or the health or aged care systems
    Such as recently appointed managers seeking to fast-track their development into confident self-directed leaders
  • Ability to complete the program work during the six-month timeframe
  • Non-members are welcome to apply, ACN members will be given preference.

Please visit the Mid-Career Nurse Leadership Program for more information.

Value of the scholarship

Each scholarship is valued at $5,500, the scholarship does not cover travel and accommodation.

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