Applications are invited for NAHSSS Emergency Department Nurse Practitioner Scholarships. Scholarships are funded by Australian Government to support nurses working in an emergency department to undertake postgraduate studies leading to endorsement as a nurse practitioner. Scholarships are available for Australian applicants. Scholarship recipients will receive $7,500 per semester for full time study or $3,750 for part time study up to a maximum scholarship value of $30,000. Students must apply on or before 15 September, 2014.
Study Subject(s): Scholarship is available to undertake postgraduate studies leading to endorsement as a nurse practitioner.
Course Level: Scholarship is awarded for postgraduate studies.
Scholarship Provider: Australian Government Department of Health
Scholarship can be taken at: Australian university or registered training organization.
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Eligibility: Applications will be considered from applicants who are:
-Australian citizens or permanent residents.
-a registered nurse with current registration.
-working in a hospital emergency department.
-delivering clinical services in Australia.
-enrolled or intending to enroll in a postgraduate nursing course at an Australian university or registered training organization leading to endorsement as a nurse practitioner.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Only Australian students can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: The Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme: Emergency Department Nurse Practitioner Scholarship is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and administered by the Australian College of Nursing. The scheme is an Australian Government initiative to support nurses working in an emergency department to undertake postgraduate studies leading to endorsement as a nurse practitioner.
Number of award(s): Not known
Duration of award(s): Not known
What does it cover? Scholarship recipients will receive $7,500 per semester for full time study or $3,750 for part time study up to a maximum scholarship value of $30,000. The level of funding provided is determined by the period of study required. These funds are intended to assist successful recipients in meeting the cost of their study. Funding is only available for courses studied in Australia. These scholarships are not bonded.
Selection criteria: These are competitive scholarships and will be awarded on the recommendation of a selection committee whose assessment will be based on how you address the following questions:
-The nurse practitioner program is a rigorous program. In order to successfully undertake the program you will need to consider workplace and professional support, mentors, your employer and your workplace. Describe the support mechanisms that are available to you, including people such as your mentor/s, your workplace, or your employer, to help you successfully complete the nurse practitioner program.
-Describe your commitment to your chosen area of practice.
Notification: Not known
How to Apply: Application forms are to send online.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Closing date for applications is 15 September, 2014.