NSW-ACT Section PD Scholarships 2023


NSW-ACT Section Professional Development Scholarships 2023

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This award is for Registered/Enrolled Nurses working in the field of Urological nursing, who can demonstrate how a significant professional development award can be utilised to improve the outcomes of their patient group.  

This scholarship offers Registered/Enrolled Nurses from the NSW-ACT Section the opportunity to attend the 2023 USANZ/ANZUNS ASM in Melbourne 25-28 Feb 2023 


This award includes: 

  • Early bird registration for the ANZUNS ASM 2023 (reimbursement paid to each recipient) 
  • 2 scholarships are on offer, each valued at $875.00


All complete applications will be considered, and the successful applicant should meet the following criteria:  

  • A Registered/Enrolled Nurse practising in New South Wales or Australian Capital Territory. 
  • Employed in a Urology nursing position for at least 20 hours per week, or at the discretion of the NSW-ACT Section Committee  
  • Nurses who apply must: 
    • Have a minimum of three years post registration experience 
    • Demonstrate active membership of the Australia and New Zealand Urological Nurses Society (ANZUNS)
    • Demonstrate an ongoing commitment to urology nursing 
    • Have not received any other funding in relation to USANZ/ANZUNS ASM 2023.
  • Application entry must be submitted and received using the application form attached by midnight of 27 January 2023. 


Conditions of the Nursing Professional Development Awards 2023 

  • The Award must be used to attend the USANZ/ANZUNS ASM in Melbourne on 25-28 Feb 2023 
  • A formal panel will make the final decision on the successful applicants. The panel will be comprised of the Chair NSW-ACT Section and two representatives of the NSW-ACT Section Education Team. 
  • Award recipients will pay for early bird registration and send receipt to NSW-ACT Section Treasurer for reimbursement. 

The recipients will be required to complete and submit a 500-word report detailing how the award has helped benefit practice, outcomes obtained for improved practice, and how the knowledge obtained has been disseminated to colleagues.