ACN Foundation | Institute of Leadership
Nurse Executive Leadership Program Scholarship
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The ACN Foundation is proud to announce two new scholarships for the Nurse Executive Leadership Program (NELP). 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. The two scholarships, which are available for the NELP are valued at $10,000 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. Applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application around mid-March 2023.

Eligibility criteria

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

  • be available to attend the five-day face-to-face masterclass w 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 and be able to demonstrate an ability to meet the requirements of ACN’s Nurse Executive Capability Framework
  • Be able to demonstrate experience at the nurse executive level or an ability to work at the nurse executive level.

Non-members are welcome to apply, ACN members will be given preference.

Please visit the Nurse Executive Leadership Program for more information.

Value of the scholarship

Each scholarship is valued at $10,000, the scholarship does not cover travel and accommodation.

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