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Nursing and Midwifery Scholarships

About the scholarships

NT Health is offering scholarships to nurses and midwives who are completing post-registration studies. The scholarships are available to nurses and midwives continuously employed by NT Health for two years or more in a nursing or midwifery position greater than 0.5 full time equivalent (FTE).

The aim of the scholarships is to provide NT Health nurses and midwives with financial assistance to complete a course of study leading to an academic qualification. Scholarships are awarded through a competitive selection process and not all applicants will be awarded a scholarship.

The scholarship will not cover all costs associated with a course of study.

Key Dates

  • Applications Open: 30 August 2021
  • Applications Close: 11 October 2021
  • Applicants Notified: 29 November 2021
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To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Be continuously employed by NT Health for two years or more in a nursing or midwifery position greater than 0.5 FTE
  • Have their manager’s support for undertaking the course of study.
  • Be currently enrolled and participating in the course of study
  • Have successfully completed at least 25% (or equivalent) of the course of study

To apply for a scholarship please follow these steps:

Step 1: Read the Business Rules DOCX (196.8 KB), and Frequently Asked Questions PDF (188.4 KB).

Step 2: Have the following documents ready to submit with your application:

All applicants:

Step 3: Complete and submit your online application.

Apply online

  • All applications and supporting documents must be submitted online before the closing date.
  • Applications that are mailed, emailed or faxed will not be accepted.
  • Log in with your NTG email

Scholarships will consist of a single payment to successful applicants, dependent on the academic qualification. The 2021 scholarship amounts are detailed in the following table:

Qualification

2021 Scholarship Amount

Charles Darwin University Bachelor of Nursing or Bachelor of Midwifery (NT Health Enrolled Nurses only)

Up to 50% of tuition fees*

Advanced Diploma

$1,000

Graduate Certificate

$2,000

Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)

$4,000

Graduate Diploma

$4,000

Master’s Degree

$6,000

*Tuition fees only, excludes student services and amenities fees.

The 2021 Nursing and Midwifery Scholarships Business Rules ensure the provision and allocation of the scholarship funds is an accountable and transparent process.

Contact

Office of Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer

Phone: 1800 000 648
Email: NursingMidwifery.Scholarships@nt.gov.au

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Last updated: 27 August 2021

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