ANMC Scholarships


Scholarship applications for study in 2021 are open from July 1st to August 31st.

(Currently CLOSED)

To apply please fill out ALL sections of the application form and email to: admin@nmc.org.au by 31st August.
Please ensure you fill out the form that is applicable to your study (coursework OR research)

The Australian Nurses Memorial Centre (ANMC) offers a number of scholarships to exceptional candidates, such as nurses and midwives, undertaking postgraduate study at an Australian University or accredited higher education institution. The purpose of these scholarships is to increase access to postgraduate study for nurses and midwives as part of the ANMC’s mission to act as “a living memorial” by advancing the nursing profession through education.

the Australian Nurses Memorial Centre offer 6 scholarships:

Scholarship applications are taken between 1 July and 31 August each year

How to apply for an ANMC Scholarship

Please ensure you fill out the form that is applicable to your study


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Scholarships

Australian Legion of Ex-Servicemen and Women Scholarships

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    The Australian Legion of Ex-Servicemen and Women (Australian Legion) was formed originally to offer assistance and support to Australian Ex-Servicemen and women. In 2006 the Australian Legion, through the Victorian Veterans Council, made available funds for scholarships to further the education of registered nurses in Victoria in the areas of aged care and palliative care nursing.

    The Australian Nurses Memorial Centre (ANMC) in association with the Australian Legion of Ex-Servicemen and Women, is pleased to offer Scholarships for nurses undertaking postgraduate study in Care of the Older Person or Palliative Care. The Scholarships are for one year of study at a recognised Australian University.

    Priority will be given to nurses who are either ex-service personnel or a family member of someone who has served in the Australian Defence Force at any time. Priority will also be given to nurses who are committed to working in a rural or regional area on completion of their study program. The purpose of these Scholarships is to increase access to postgraduate study for nurses as part of the NMC’s mission to act as “a living memorial” by advancing the nursing profession through education.

    Vivian Bullwinkel Award


    This Award is to honour one of the ANMC’s founders, Lieutenant-Colonel Vivian Bullwinkel AO, MBE, ARRC, ED (1915–2000). Vivian Bullwinkel joined the Australian Army Nursing Service in 1941 and was sent to Singapore just before it was invaded by the Japanese, forcing her evacuation on the SS ‘Vyner Brooke’. She was the sole survivor of the subsequent massacre on Radji Beach and survived internment in a Japanese prisoner of war camp.

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    Betty Jeffrey Award


    The Betty Jeffrey Award – Betty Jeffrey, OAM (1908-2000) is honored through this Award as one of the ANMC’s founders. Betty was also on the ‘Vyner Brooke‘ and she was also interned. Betty managed to keep a diary of her experiences as a prisoner-of-war which was published as ‘White Coolies’. Following its publication, Bruce Beresford was inspired to make a film called ‘Paradise Road’. Betty Jeffery was the first administrator of the ANMC in 1949.

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    Prince Henry’s Affiliates Scholarship


    The Prince Henry’s Affiliates Scholarship was established by the former Prince Henry’s Hospital and named in honour of past trainees of the respected Melbourne hospital.

    The Australian Nurses Memorial Centre (NMC) is pleased to offer the Prince Henry’s Affiliates Scholarship for nurses undertaking postgraduate study in patient-centred acute care. Any course of study or research in nursing that aims to improve patient health outcomes or the experience of care in an acute care setting would qualify the applicant for this Scholarship—for example, courses on wound care, pain management, diabetes, day surgery, etc. The Scholarship is for one year of study in 2016 at an Australian University or other accredited higher education institution.

    The aim of this scholarship is to increase access to postgraduate study for nurses undertaking further qualifications in patient-centred acute care nursing.

    Note: Only one Scholarship will be offered every two (2) years. Please refer to the scholarships page to determine if the Prince Henry Affiliates Scholarship is available via the Nurses Memorial Centre in the given application round.

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    Indigenous Scholarship


    This is a new scholarship made possible by generous donations to the Australian Nurses Memorial Centre. The Centre recognises the contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nurses to the health and well-being of the community.The ANMC is pleased to offer this Indigenous Scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nurses undertaking postgraduate Nursing Studies at an Australian University or other accredited higher education institution.

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    The Anne Murray Mental Health Scholarship


    In 2017 the Australian Nurses Memorial Centre introduced the Anne Murray Mental Health Scholarship. Anne was a Prince Henry’s nurse who died at an early age from dementia and this scholarship is in her memory. This Scholarship is generously provided by Anne’s partner, Ms Dolores Makris.

    The Anne Murray Mental Health Scholarship is open to nurses undertaking postgraduate Nursing Studies at an Australian University or other accredited higher education institute and studying in the area of mental health.

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