Our Grants

 

View our available grants and apply.

Applicants must be living and working in Victoria in order to be eligible.

Major Grants

Major Grant

 Up to $100,000

The purpose of this grant is to provide funding to health services to undertake dedicated nursing and/or midwifery research and education. Health Services are invited to apply for up to $100,000 for disbursement in 2023.

Major Grant Applications Close:
Friday, September 2nd 2022

PhD Completion Support Grant

Up to $40,000

Up to $40K to support a nurse or midwife currently undertaking a PhD in an area of nursing/midwife practice. Applicants must have completed the ethics approval process and confirmation of candidature or equivalent process.  Funding is available for 2023 calendar only. 

Applications Close:
Friday, October 7th 2022

VNMT PhD Scholarship

Up to $120,000

Up to $120K over 3years of full time study (with a maximum of $40K pa).

This prestigious scholarship is designed to support a suitably qualified nurse or midwife to undertake a research degree i.e. PhD.

 

Eligibility criteria

Applicants must:

  • be Australian citizens residing in Victoria.

  • have been accepted into a PhD program in an accredited university in Victoria, 

  • have a fully developed and approved research proposal 

  • have an experienced supervisor or supervisory team

Applications Close:
Friday, October 7th 2022

 
 

Minor Grants

Minor Grant Applications Close:
Friday, October 7th 2022

 

Midwifery Grant

Up to $20,000

Up to $20K is available for an EN or RN to obtain a midwifery qualification 

Post Graduate Qualification (Masters/Grad Dip/Grad Cert)

Up to $10,000

Up to $10K for nurses and midwives in the final year of study in an approved full fee paying postgraduate course in  the speciality areas: emergency, critical care or aged care.

Diploma/Certificate IV/ Short Courses

Up to $5,000

Up to $5K to enable nurses and midwives with a minimum of 2 years in the workforce post degree to undertake post graduate short courses or activities that will enhance their practice.

Enrolled Nurse

Up to $5,000

Up to $5K for enrolled nurses to undertake professional development activities that enhance their practice as an EN. 

Please note this funding is not available to ENs wishing to transition from EN to RN.

William Cooper

$5,000

The purpose of this grant is to enable nurses, involved in caring for patients with cancer in Victoria to undertake activities that will enhance nursing practice and improve patient outcomes. Applicants are invited to apply for funding to the value of $5,000.

Rosemary Kelley Foundation

$5,000

The purpose of this grant is to enable nurses who are directly or indirectly involved with the care of patients with haematological malignancies and other forms of cancer, to undertake activities that will enhance nursing practice and improve patient outcomes. Applicants are invited to apply for funding to the value of $5,000.

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