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Postgraduate Aged Care Nursing Scholarships, Royal College of Nursing, Australia

2011 Postgraduate Nursing Scholarships for  Australian citizens in Royal College of Nursing in Australia

Study Subject:Nursing
Employer:Australian Government
Level:Postgraduate
Description: To be eligible to apply for a scholarship applicants must be:
•an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia
•a registered nurse with a current practicing certificate
•be directly employed in and by an Australian Government funded approved provider of a residential aged care service, community aged care service, multipurpose service or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flexible service
•delivering some direct care
•intending to undertake postgraduate studies relating to the care of older people including but not limited to: clinical gerontology, behavioural management, dementia care, wound care, continence care, palliative care and infection control. Leadership and management courses are also considered eligible.
Applicants who have commenced study prior to the opening of the current round will be considered; however, successful applicants will only receive funding for study undertaken from 2011.Please note applicants already undertaking training in a course funded under the “Supporting a Professional Age Care Workforce” program and/or other Australian Government programs are ineligible.

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The studentships are available for postgraduate study such as certificates, diplomas, masters or honours level studies.The scheme provides financial assistance in the form of a scholarship worth up to a total of $15,000 per year for two years full time study or $7,500 per year for up to four years part time study.

Application Deadline:27 April 2011

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