Postgraduate scholarships

These scholarships are for nurses and midwives to complete courses at a postgraduate level, to advance knowledge and skills in a chosen field.

Examples of courses include graduate certificates, graduate diplomas and masters by coursework.

These scholarships are only available to full time and part time employees.

Enrolled nurses – please see Postgraduate Enrolled Nurse Specialisation scholarship.

Registered nurse specialisation

These scholarships are for registered nurses to complete specialisation courses at a postgraduate level, to advance knowledge and skills in a chosen field.

Examples of courses include graduate certificates, graduate diplomas and masters by coursework.

Midwife

These scholarships are for currently registered midwives to complete courses such as a Master of Midwifery. Examples of other courses include graduate certificates, graduate diplomas and masters by coursework.

Nurse practitioner

These scholarships assist registered nurses to study a Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner).

Funding allocation for postgraduate scholarships

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Scholarships are awarded based on current and projected:

  • workforce requirements
  • areas of high clinical need.

Priority is given to WA Health employees.

Resources

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Chief Nursing and Midwifery Office