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NSW Diploma of Nursing Scholarships in Australia, 2018

NSW Health, in partnership with TAFE NSW and NSW Health Registered Training Organisation, is offering scholarships for the Diploma of Nursing program across NSW.

The Government of New South Wales also referred to as the New South Wales Government or NSW Government is the Australian state democratic administrative authority of New South Wales.

Students must be able to meet the English language skill standards to gain registration as an Enrolled Nurse in Australia, as specified by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

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Application Deadline: February 13, 2018
Course Level: Scholarships are available to undertake the HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing program.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Nursing.
Scholarship Award: The scholarships include a position in the Diploma of Nursing program and employment as an EN in a NSW Health facility (following successful completion of the Diploma and progressing through standard recruitment and registration processes).
Number of Scholarships: Not given
Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: Australian students are eligible to apply.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, you need to meet the following requirements:

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
  • Acceptable examples of evidence are a copy of your Australian Passport, Australian Birth Certificate, or an Australian Citizenship Certificate. New Zealand citizens residing in Australia who hold a current Special Category Visa are considered to have permanent residency status. If this applies to you, you will need to provide evidence of this.
  • Live in New South Wales.
  • Have completed the NSW Higher School Certificate or equivalent, or a Certificate III (AQF Level 3) qualification or equivalent.
  • Be prepared to work in the NSW public health system following completion of the Diploma and comply with NSW Health employment policy.
  • Be able to meet the physical demands of the role.
  • Be willing to undertake a National Criminal Record Check (NCRC) prior to commencement. As per NSW Health Policy, your NCRC must be from an Australian Police Force or an Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission accredited agent. Your NCRC must be dated within the previous 12 months to be considered valid for the entirety of your studies. NB: It is recommended the application for NCRC is commenced as soon as possible as processing time may take up to 6 weeks.
  • Not be currently enrolled in the Diploma of Nursing program.
  • Not be a previously qualified Enrolled Nurse wishing to upgrade your qualification.
  • Have not previously received an NSW Health Enrolled Nurse scholarship.

English Language Requirements: Students must be able to meet the English language skill standards to gain registration as an Enrolled Nurse in Australia, as specified by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

Application Procedure:

Documents required

  • Current passport or drivers licence
  • National Criminal Record Check reference number
  • Evidence to support the criteria described in Appendix A
  • NSW HSC or equivalent, or Certificate III (AQF Level 3 qualification) or equivalent
  • Passport, citizenship certificate, visa documentation, or birth certificate
  • Two (2) reference reports completed according to guide and template in Appendix C

How to Apply:

Apply online via the Online Application link on the Nursing and Midwifery Office website. Applications are open 9 January – 13 February 2018. All supporting documentation must be uploaded at the time of application as unfinished applications cannot be saved

Scholarship Link

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