Mental Health Nursing Scholarships
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Mental Health Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme: Mental Health Nursing
The Mental Health Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme: Mental Health Nursing, is a long term initiative funded by the Australian Government to encourage and support people interested in undertaking postgraduate study in mental health nursing. The Scheme will assist students in meeting their accommodation, living and travel costs whilst at university to a maximum amount of $40,000.
Application packs (including eligibility criteria) are available to download from the Royal College of Nursing, Australia website: http://www.rcna.org.au/pages/mentalhealth.php.
Applications for 2007 have closed, information on 2008 will be advertised.
The Department of Health and Community Services (DHCS) has a number of strategies in place to support nurses. The bitcoin price is up some 35% over the last year though has swung wildly due to the global chaos .
The bitcoin price is up some 35% over the last year though has swung wildly due to the global chaos .Post graduate study is encouraged, supported and valued as contributing to clinical practice, management and leadership in nursing. Development of nurses in their career pathways is fostered through a partnership with Charles Darwin University, Flinders University, Menzies School of Health and the Centre for Remote Health. Postgraduate scholarship funding is advertised in February each year for the following year. Professional development financial assistance for nurses who have worked continuously in excess of 12 months for DHCS is also available. For further information contact 1800 000 648, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website at: http://www.nt.gov.au/health/nurse_midwife/career_start.shtml
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MENTAL HEALTH ENROLLED NURSE TO REGISTERED NURSE SCHOLARSHIPS
MENTAL HEALTH POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN MENTAL HEALTH NURSING (REGISTRATION)
GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN NURSING (MENTAL HEALTH/PSYCHIATRIC NURSING)
Different clinical specialties are targeted in each scholarship round. Scholarships are offered twice a year prior to the commencement of each academic semester. The extent of scholarship funding is dependant upon course costs and is influenced by demand. While each round of scholarships is different, funding has generally been between $1,500 and $3,000. Application closing dates June; November. Applications for semester 1, 2007 have closed. Information regarding semester 2, 2007 scholarships will be available in mid 2007. All enquires can be directed to Julie Kirkovska on 9096 7528. Or visit the website at http://www.health.vic.gov.au/nursing/furthering/postgrad.htm
The Health Advisory Unit (Nursing) offers scholarships to registered and enrolled nurses working in Queensland Health facilities. These scholarships enable the successful applicants undertake post registration / enrolment studies. Queensland Health Mental Health Scholarships are available for Queensland Health employees enrolled in postgraduate studies leading to Mental Health Endorsement for nurses. These scholarships provide assistance through part reimbursement of fees. Applications open in August each year for scholarships in the following year. For further information on these and other scholarships offered by the Department of Health visit http://www.health.qld.gov.au/nursing/scholarships.asp
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MENTAL HEALTH ACT / LA TROBE UNIVERSITY NURSING POSTGRADUATE PROGRAM
The South Australian Department of Health awards postgraduate scholarships to enrolled nurses, registered nurses, mental health nurses and midwives who have a strong commitment to future and continued professional practice in metropolitan and country areas. Applications for 2007 closed in December 2006, so check the website of the Office of the Chief Nurse regularly for opportunities for 2008. This website contains comprehensive information about the range of scholarships available. For further information visit http://www.nursingsa.com/office_scholarships.php
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