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Nightingale Foundation - The
Florence Nightingale Foundation is a registered charity which raises
funds to provide scholarships for nurses, midwives and health visitors
to study at home and abroad. Details of various scholarships and how to
apply are provided. Abstracts and details of reports written by those
who have received scholarships in the past are available and the full
documents can be ordered.
Eleanor Peel Trust: St. Martin's College -
total available £2,000. Available for projects or activities which
will be of benefit to the cultural and social awareness of the student
concerned and outside normal academic or professional courses. Past
activities have included rural educational development in South Africa,
nursing amongst Palestinian refugees in Gaza and working in orphanages in
Romania and South America.
NHS Bursaries: National Health Service
NHS-funded support is available to individuals accepted for an NHS-funded place on a full or part-time course leading to professional registration as a nurse or midwife, or in a range of other health professions. Individuals undertake a course of study at either DipHE or degree level and are provided with support under the terms of the NHS Bursary Scheme. All NHS-funded students have their liability for a tuition fee contribution met, in full and without means testing. English domiciled pre-registration medical and dental students who joined their courses from 1 September 1998 onwards will qualify for NHS Bursaries in their fifth and subsequent years of study. NHS Bursaries are also available to English- domiciled students undertaking the new 4-year graduate entry medical courses
Widening Participation Bursaries: Northumbria University -
A limited number of £1,000 Northumbria University Widening Participation Bursaries are available to students who meet the following criteria. You have 'ordinary residence in the UK' You are starting, for the first time, a full-time undergraduate course (excluding Diploma in Nursing) You have an Unconditional or Conditional FIRM offer for Northumbria University You are aged up to 21 years on 1st September You are currently attending school or college not in an Excellence in the City (EiC) or Educational Action Zone (EAZ) area. This Bursary is available to students who are not eligible for the Government Opportunity Bursary. Your family is in receipt of either Income Support, Housing Benefit, Council Tax Benefit, or Income Based Job Seekers Allowance
- The RCN administers awards and
scholarships. We do this for nurses, midwives and health visitors
for study, research, travel, conferences etc. Brief details are given
below. Where a closing date has
passed we regret we are unable to deal with individual enquiries about
these funds until an invitation to apply appears again in the RCN
Bulletin/Nursing Standard. Any such correspondence will of course be
held until then.
RCN Welsh Board, Ty Maeth, King George V Drive, Cardiff, CF4 4XZ. Tel:
029 2075 1373.
For RCN members nursing in Wales to pursue project or course of study to
promote the advancement of the art and science of nursing. Closing
date: annually May 31.
RCN Welsh Board, Ty Maeth, King George V Drive East, Cardiff, CF4 4XZ.
Tel: 029 2075 1373. Open to nurses in Wales who hold statutory
qualifications in nursing and wish to pursue a project associated with
the care of the elderly. Closing date: March 31
Annual scholarships for nurses and midwives in clinical practice in the
NHS for course fees for post registration study or research. Closing
date November 1. Application forms available from August until October
20 each year from RCN Direct on 0845 7726100 (quoting ref 001088).
Completed applications must be received back by November 1. Outcome
notified by end February.
Annual scholarships for enrolled nurses taking conversion courses. Closing
date annually November 1. Send SAE for application form
(available August until October 20 each year) to HSA Charitable Trust
Scholarships for EN Conversion Courses, c/o Awards Officer, RCN, 20
Cavendish Square, London W1G 0RN.
C/o Fitwise on 01506 811077. For members of RCN, NATN or ICNA to further
their education and enhance standard of expertise in chosen field of
nursing. Closing date annually on 1st April.
Award for research or development project related to the health service
needs of black and minority ethnic communities. One award of £25,000. Closing
date: 30th May 2003. Send SAE for application form (available
from March till 20th May 2003) to Mary Seacole Award, c/o Awards
Officer, RCN, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0RN.
Awards up to £2,500 to facilitate education and/or research in the
field of A&E, including travel associated with these activities. Closing
date 28 February 2003. Further information from Chairman of
the Medic 1 Trust, c/o Maclay, Murray & Spens Solicitors, 151 St
Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5NJ.
- Open to practice nurses in the NW region. Applications
considered twice a year in May and September. Further details from RCN,
Chesham House, St Georges Square, Bolton BL12HB. Tel: 01204 531531. Fax:
Grants of up to £250 to assist RCN members to enhance their
professional skills, knowledge and competence. Pre-registration nursing
students in RCN membership are also eligible for these awards. Closing
date: Annually, the beginning of August. To go on mailing
list please send an SAE to Awards Officer, RCN Grants, 20 Cavendish
Square, London W1G 0RN. Quote reference 001-532.
Annual awards to help fund student members of the RCN taking
overseas electives from Spring 2003 to Spring 2004.Closing date: TBA. To go on mailing list to receive an
application form as and when available please send SAE to Moira Lambert,
Student Overseas Elective Awards, RCN, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1G
Royal College of Nursing, Northern Ireland Board, 17 Windsor Avenue,
Belfast, Northern Ireland BT9 6EE. Tel: 028 9066 8236. For RCN members
working in Northern Ireland undertaking further education. Not available
for Higher Education Awards (other than Conversion Courses through a
The Administrator, The Barbers Company Scholarship, RCN Institute,
Radcliffe Infirmary, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HE. Tel: 01865 224107.
To enable nurses making a career in clinical nursing to undertake
further education, research or a clinical project. Fees or subsistence
are offered for nurses undertaking a masters or research in an academic
setting in the UK or overseas. Closing date:
Funding for a project, study visit or course to facilitate
development in a leadership/management role in healthcare. Closing
date: annually 1st May. To go on mailing list please send SAE
to Moira Lambert, Trevor Clay Scholarships, RCN, 20 Cavendish Square,
London W1G 0RN.
- Funding for a variety of projects for RCN members working at
the Central Middlesex Hospital. Contact Dave Evans, Director of Nursing
Policy and Development at the CMH on 020 8453 2478.
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Tuesday, 09 March 2010