Financial Assistance

Financial assistance is available to support St Vincent’s nurses pursuing Graduate Certificate and Diploma nursing courses and Masters level that will lead to endorsement as a Nurse Practitioner.

Enrolments in postgraduate programs that are not listed under 'Streams we offer' are not eligible for financial support offered by St Vincent's Education & Learning.

For information about Mental Health Postgraduate scholarships, please refer to the guidelines in the heading under Mental Health or contact the stream educator.

See below options for financial assistance during postgraduate study. (Please note, if you are completing your postgraduate studies in a part time mode you can apply for financial support in the year of completion).

 

St Vincent's Postgraduate Scholarships

Graduate Certificate /Diploma

In 2019 there will be 3 types of scholarships available to St Vincent’s staff undertaking Postgraduate study at Graduate Certificate / Diploma level.

  1. Graduate Nurse Association Scholarships (GNA) - Total $10,000 to be divided and allocated by Education and Learning to registered nurses.

  2. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Scholarships- Total $30,000 to be divided and allocated by Education and Learning to registered nurses)

In order to be considered for the DHHS scholarships please review the Postgraduate Nursing and Midwifery Scholarship program application guidelines 2018 - 2019 and refer to the eligibility criteria.

  3. Education and Learning Scholarships -Total $32,000 to be divided and allocated by Education and Learning to registered nurses.

You will only need to submit a single application as that will make you eligible for all three scholarships on offer (GNA, DHHS and Education and Learning)

To apply

Please complete and submit the application template before 4th February 2019 and email to svhm.educationandlearning.org.au Attention: Postgraduate Coordinator.

Late applications will not be accepted.

All applications will be reviewed by the Education and Learning leadership team and you will be notified of the outcome of your application no later than 4th March 2019.

Masters in Nursing /Nurse Practitioner

In 2019 the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) are offering financial support to St Vincent's registered nurses undertaking a Masters level study that will lead to endorsement as a Nurse Practitioner (NP).

In order to be considered for the DHHS scholarships please review the Postgraduate Nursing and Midwifery scholarship application guidelines 2018-2019 and refer to the eligibility criteria.

To apply

Complete the application template before the 4th February 2019. In addition to your application please provide a letter of support from St Vincent's Chief Nursing Officer, Bree Nation and email both documents to svhm.educationandlearning@svha.org.au Attention: Postgraduate Coordinator.

Late applications will not be accepted.

All applications will be reviewed by the Education and Learning leadership team and applicants notified of the outcome of their application no later than the 4th March 2019.

 

  

St Vincent’s Postgraduate Financial Reimbursement

Financial support is available to all postgraduate students employed by St Vincent’s Hospital (excluding mental health students) on completion of their approved postgraduate course.

The amount of financial support for 2019 is $1,500 for a postgraduate certificate and $3,000 for a postgraduate diploma.

How to apply for reimbursement

Once your application for postgraduate study has been approved by Education and Learning an agreement letter will be emailed to you.  The letter will outline the terms and conditions for financial reimbursement and must be signed and returned by the due date. 

Agreements returned after this date will not be eligible for financial reimbursement.



Financial assistance is available from other external agencies: