I write to you from Ngunnawal Country where the wattle has flowered and Canberra is collectively sneezing!
This newsletter is to provide information on currently available scholarships funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care, I strongly encourage everyone to consider taking up these opportunities. I will be sending another more comprehensive newsletter soon to provide information on a whole range of other topics – stay tuned!
Professor (Practice) Alison J McMillan PSM
Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer
Aged Care, Mental Health and Health Scholarships are now open.
The Australian College of Nursing administers a number of scholarships for the Department of Health and Aged Care. These are available for students completing tertiary and vocational studies relating to aged care, mental health, suicide prevention and health including:
- Aged Care Nursing & Allied Health (Dementia Care) Scholarship Program
- Mental Health Nursing and Allied Health (including psychology) Scholarship Program, and the
- Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
Applications close on Monday 10 October 2022.
It would be appreciated if you could promote these scholarships to your members and networks. Additional information about the scholarships is available on the ACN website.