Victorian Government Nurse Practitioner Scholarships in Australia, 2015

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The Department of Health is offering Nurse Practitioner Scholarships of up to $6,000 to successful applicants for studies being undertaken in 2015. Scholarships are awarded for Victorian registered nurses (RNs) to undertake and complete a master’s program (or other appropriate units/modules at master’s level) that lead to endorsement as a Nurse Practitioner (NP). Applicants with less than 2 semesters remaining will be eligible for $3,000. Previous recipients of the department’s postgraduate nursing scholarships or NP scholarships of $3,500 (or less) may be eligible for a NP scholarship to a maximum value of $3,000 in this round. The application deadline is 5 December, 2014.. The Department is now offering scholarships for Victorian registered nurses (RNs) to undertake and complete a master’s program (or other appropriate units/modules at master’s level) that lead to endorsement as a Nurse Practitioner (NP). Nursing & Midwifery Workforce (NMW) administers the NP scholarship program as part of the Victorian Nurse Practitioner Project (VNPP).. Scholarships are available to undertake and complete a master’s program (or other appropriate units/modules at master’s level) that lead to endorsement as a Nurse Practitioner (NP).
The research areas of this scholarship are: Scholarships are awarded in discipline specific or multi/inter-disciplinary clinical course that is likely to be eligible under NMBA Pathway 2 (e.g. Master of Rural Health).
Who can apply to this scholarship? The following eligibility criteria apply to all NP scholarships. Eligible services: Registered nurses employed at the following services are eligible to apply for NP scholarships:
· All public hospitals, metropolitan health services and multipurpose services identified in schedules 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 of the Health Services Act 1998.
· Victorian public residential aged care services
· Community health services (both registered and integrated).
· Forensic mental health services operated by the Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health.State funded drug and alcohol treatment services Eligible courses: Courses of study that may be undertaken with NP scholarships funding are:
· A master’s program leading to NP endorsement that is approved by the Nursing Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA)1
· module/equivalent units of study for nurse practitioner preparation at masters level such as therapeutic
· medication management (pharmacology) and advanced clinical assessment
· Discipline specific or multi/inter
· disciplinary clinical course that is likely to be eligible under NMBA Pathway 2 (e.g. Master of Rural Health)
· Delivered by a university or accredited higher education provider at a masters level and in general should lead to an award qualification
· For students enrolled or enrolling in full fee paying (FFP) or Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP
· formerly known as HECS places), NMW may request additional course information from applicants to assess the course eligibility.
Benefits of the scholarship: NP Scholarships of up to $6,000 will be awarded to successful applicants for studies being undertaken in 2015. Applicants with less than 2 semesters remaining will be eligible for $3,000.Previous recipients of the department’s postgraduate nursing scholarships or NP scholarships of $3,500 (or less) may be eligible for a NP scholarship to a maximum value of $3,000 in this round. NP scholarships are a contribution towards the cost of undertaking postgraduate studies, including tuition fees and student contributions (HECS), study loans, books, equipment, travel required to attend lectures or clinical placements, child care and other related study costs.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Not Known
Number of scholarships: Not Known

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