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Nursing and midwifery in Western Australia


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The Nursing and Midwifery Office has a range of scholarships for nursing and midwifery students studying in Western Australia. These scholarships have been offered to WA nurses and midwives since 1980.

We are continually reviewing the process of allocating all scholarships to ensure the process is accountable, transparent and administered using best practice processes.

Aboriginal students are strongly encouraged to apply for any of the relevant categories.

You may also be eligible for a discount on fees through the Public Sector Commission Tuition fee Discount Scheme (PDF)

Claiming your Scholarship Funds: To receive your scholarship reimbursement, you are required to send in your results and invoice to the Nursing and Midwifery Office before 1st September 2014.You can do this by emailing a copy of your results/invoice to

Scholarship applications for 2014 are now closed

Scholarship applications for 2015 will open in November 2014.

Initial Registration Scholarships

The application process and the awarding of Initial Registration scholarships has recently changed. Please ensure you read all available information on the website and complete the process required.

  • Enrolled Nurse
    Diploma of Enrolled Nursing (includes applicants who are Assistants in Nursing, or Health Care Workers bridging to Enrolled Nurse. This leads to an initial registration as a Registered Nurse.
  • Enrolled Nurse to Registered Nurse Conversion
    Enrolled Nurse to Registered Nurse Conversion Program. This leads to an initial registration as an Registered Nurse.
  • Registered Nurse
    Bachelor of Science (Nursing) (includes Enrolled Nurses bridging to Registered Nurse, those with Hospital or Tertiary Educated Diplomas converting to a nursing degree, and those undertaking Honours or Graduate Entry Masters programs in nursing). This leads to an initial registration as an Registered Nurse.
  • Midwife
    Bachelor of Science (Midwifery) or Graduate Diploma in Midwifery . This leads to an initial registration as a Midwife.
  • Registered Nurse and Midwife Double Degree
    Bachelor of Science (Nursing) / Bachelor of Science (Midwifery). This leads to an initial registration as an Registered Nurse and Midwife.
  • Renewal of Registration
    Enrolled Nurse, Registered Nurse or Midwife. This leads to restoration of registration.

More about Initial Registration Scholarships:

Postgraduate Scholarships

More about Postgraduate Scholarships:

Scholarship requirements for private sector employees

More financial assistance:

» Financial Assistance
» Fellowships
» Scholarship FAQs
» Other Nursing and Midwifery Scholarships Offered
» Academic Research Grant
» Scholarship fact sheet 2014 (PDF 173KB)