Other scholarships

Rhonda Marriott Scholarship

The Rhonda Marriott Scholarship provides support and recognises the contribution of Aboriginal nurses and midwives and the crucial role that they play in WA Health.

This scholarship assists WA Health employed Aboriginal registered nurses and midwives with the costs associated with postgraduate education. Eligible courses include Postgraduate Certificates and Postgraduate Diplomas.

Scholarship funding is $5000 per semester and funds are dispersed once the Nursing and Midwifery Office have received a copy of results showing successful completion of each semester.

Applications for the Rhonda Marriott scholarship are currently closed. Applications will open again in 2018, with opening dates published here in late 2017.

Rhonda Marriott is a Winthrop Research Professor who has been a registered nurse and midwife for more than 40 years. Rhonda is a professionally and academically qualified senior university manager with research expertise in clinical education and Aboriginal health and extensive experience in undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum and program development. Find out more about Rhonda (external site).

Renewal of registration

These scholarships assist enrolled nurses, registered nurses and midwives undertaking an accredited course that leads to renewal/restoration of registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (external site).

The Nursing and Midwifery Office will fund up to a maximum 50 per cent of the course costs on successful course completion.

Application dates for this scholarship

This scholarship is open for applications all year.

How to apply for this scholarship

Only online applications are accepted.

You must also provide the following supporting documentation:

  • covering letter
  • proof of Australian citizenship or permanent residency visa
  • evidence of enrolment in course
  • document supporting name change (if different to proof of identity listed above)
  • any supporting documents from AHPRA or Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia regarding your previous registration.

Apply for this renewal of registration scholarship (external site).

Postgraduate Enrolled Nurse Specialisation Scholarship 

This scholarship is for enrolled nurses employed within the WA public health sector who wish to undertake further professional development. Study must be through a registered training organisation, leading to an Advanced Diploma of Nursing.

If successful in being granted a scholarship, it will cover up to 50 per cent of course costs. Scholarship recipients will receive the funding upon evidence of successful completion of the course.

Application dates for this scholarship

Applications for this scholarship can be made at any time throughout the year.

How to apply for this scholarship

You will need to enrol in an Advanced Diploma of Nursing, through a registered training organisation.

Only online applications are accepted.

As part of your application you will need to attach the following documents:

  • proof of Australian citizenship or permanent residency visa
  • proof of your current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) (external site). (i.e. A copy of current registration certificate or printout from the NMBA website.)
  • evidence of enrolment in course
  • document supporting name change (if different to proof of identity listed above)
  • cover letter (max 2 page) detailing previous experience, reasons for undertaking study and how this scholarship will assist in your professional development.

Apply for Advanced Diploma of Nursing scholarship (external site).

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