Australian Government Scholarships
Administered by the Australian College of Nursing (ACN)
Visit the ACN website for information on the following schemes which are available for nurses and nursing students in Australia:
- Aged Care Nursing Scholarships
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island health scholarships
- Nursing and Allied Health scholarships and support schemes
- Emergency Department scholarships
Government of Western Australia, Department of Health Nursing and Midwifery Office
The Nursing and Midwifery Office website provides detailed information on the following:
- Initial registration scholarships
- Postgraduate registration scholarships
Australian College of Midwives – Australian Midwifery Scholarship Foundation (AMSF)
The AMSF provides scholarships for Registered Midwives. Visit the ACM website for information on assistance available to members.
Australian Diabetes Educators Association
Postgraduate Scholarship information is available on the ADEA website. Please note that access to the Awards and Scholarships web page requires a member login.
Australian Collaborative Education Network (ACEN)
The ACEN Student Scholarship aims to assist students undertaking a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) activity in a regional or remote area of Australia as part of their undergraduate or postgraduate education. The scholarships are open to final year students. View the ACEN Student Scholarships web page for information on eligibility, requirements and application.
This scholarship is offered in memory of Mr and Mrs EWD Carbury and $500 is awarded annually to a student in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine at Curtin University on a needs basis rather than for academic achievement. Selection will take into consideration the applicant’s family circumstances and need for financial assistance. Applications should be submitted to the Associate Director, Undergraduate Studies by 30 May each year on the relevant application form [.doc 32KB].
Students are required to be enrolled in the Bachelor of Science (Nursing) course (i.e. Enrolled Nurse Pathway as well as Pre-registration students).
Curtin University scholarships information
Visit the Curtin Scholarships webpage for information on scholarships available for Australian and International students.
Western Australian Centre for Rural Health (WACRH)
Modest funding is available for Undergraduate students. Please visit the WACRH website for details.
Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (SARRAH)
Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme: Postgraduate, Undergraduate and Clinical Placement Scholarships. Visit the Scholarships & Programs tab on the SARRAH website for further information.
Operating Room Nurses’ Association of WA (Inc) (ORNAWA)
ORNAWA provides information about grants and scholarships.
ACLS scholarship for healthcare providers
Annual essay contest, with a $1,000 scholarship stipend as a prize. Visit Pacific Medical Training’s website for eligibility requirements, conditions and submission process.