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Florence Nightingale Foundation Travel Scholarships, 2015-2016

Applications are invited for Florence Nightingale Scholarships to undertake a study on an aspect of practice and/or education in the UK and/or overseas. These are travel scholarships worth up to £5,000. Scholarships are available to Nurses and Midwives who have current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and who work and who are resident in the United Kingdom. Candidates should have at least two years’ professional experience subsequent to registration. Applications from those at the developmental stage of their career are particularly welcome. The application deadline is 29th July, 2015.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded for projects connected with the applicant’s field of work and which will benefit their patients/users and the profession more widely. The Foundation is open to applications in all areas of care but in 2015/16 is particularly interested in supporting scholarships looking at the following 4 key areas:
-Long term conditions (including dementia) across the whole care pathway
-End of life care
-Projects that improve the patient/user experience, enhance dignity, health or well being across the whole life course
-Enhancing clinical leadership
Course Level: Scholarship is available to undertake a study on an aspect of practice and/or education in the UK and/or overseas.
Scholarship Provider: Florence Nightingale Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: UK and/or overseas

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Eligibility: These scholarships, which are available to Nurses and Midwives who have current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and who work and who are resident in the United Kingdom, are awarded for projects connected with the applicant’s field of work and which will benefit their patients/users and the profession more widely. Candidates should have at least two years’ professional experience subsequent to registration. Applications from those at the developmental stage of their career are particularly welcome.

Scholarship Open for International Students: florence nightingaleCitizens of UK can apply for these Florence Nightingale scholarships.

Scholarship Description: Travel Scholarships provide a real opportunity to study practice elsewhere in the United Kingdom and/or overseas to enhance patient/user care in the UK. These scholarships, which are available to Nurses and Midwives who have current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and who work and who are resident in the United Kingdom, are awarded for projects connected with the applicant’s field of work and which will benefit their patients/users and the profession more widely.

What does it cover? Travel Scholarships are funded up to £5,000 for the scholar to undertake study on an aspect of practice and/or education in the UK or overseas.

Notification: Applications will be acknowledged upon receipt and you will be notified whether you have been shortlisted for interview or not by 28th August 2015. Candidates who are shortlisted will be interviewed on one of the following dates: 1st, 2nd, 5th or 6th October 2015. Any candidate who is unavailable to attend for interview at this time cannot be considered.

How to Apply: Fully completed applications together with two references, should be emailed to admin-at-florence-nightingale-foundation.org.uk.

Application Form

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 29th July, 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application