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Scholarships

The Nurses Memorial Centre (NMC) offers a number of scholarships to exceptional candidates, such as nurses and midwives, undertaking postgraduate study at an Australian University or accredited higher education institution. The purpose of these scholarships is to increase access to postgraduate study for nurses and midwives as part of the NMC’s mission to act as “a living memorial” by advancing the nursing profession through education.

In 2017 (for study in 2018) there are 6 scholarships that are offered through the Nurses Memorial Centre:

  1. The Australian Legion of Ex-Servicemen and Women Scholarships

  2. Vivian Bullwinkel Award – Nurses Memorial Centre Scholarship and Award

  3. Betty Jeffery Award – Nurses Memorial Centre Scholarship and Award

  4. Indigenous Scholarship

    This is a new scholarship made possible by generous donations to the Nurses Memorial Centre NMC.  The Centre recognises the contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nurses to the health and well-being of the community.The NMC is pleased to offer this Indigenous Scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nurses undertaking postgraduate Nursing Studies at an Australian University or other accredited higher education institution.

  5. The Anne Murray Mental Health Scholarship

    In 2017 the Nurses Memorial Centre is introducing the Anne Murray Mental Health Scholarship. Anne was a Prince Henry’s nurse who died at an early age from dementia and this scholarship is in her memory. This Scholarship is generously provided by Anne’s partner, Ms Dolores Makris.
    The Anne Murray Mental Health Scholarship is open to nurses undertaking postgraduate Nursing Studies at an Australian University or other accredited higher education institute and studying in the area of mental health.

  6. Prince Henry’s Affiliates Scholarship

In the 2017 application round, scholarship applications will be accepted for studies to be undertaken in 2018. The scholarships available to applicants are the Australian Legion of Ex-Servicemen and Women Scholarships, Prince Henry’s Affiliates Scholarship, Vivian Bullwinkel Award, Betty Jeffrey Award, Indigenous Scholarship and the Anne Murray Mental Health Scholarship.

Scholarship applications are taken between 1 July and 31 August each year and you can apply online.

If you have any questions regarding your eligibility and other scholarship questions, please refer to the FAQ section.