Mental Health Nursing Scholarships


Thinking about further education? Now is the time to act!

In each state and territory there are scholarships for nurses to undertake post graduate education in mental health nursing.

Advancing your knowledge and skills with further education enhances your professional accountability and practice. It also puts you in a good position to become a credentialed mental health nurse. Being recognised as a credentialed mental health nurse improves career opportunities as well as personal and professional respect for your practice.

So don’t wait, get ready for the opportunities now.



Where to find information about scholarships

Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme (NAHSSS)

There are a range of scholarships available for nurses, midwives, and midwifery and nursing students in Australia.

Contact the ACN for further details, application forms and opening and closing dates.



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.

Check out the Nursing and Midwifery Office for more information



Different clinical specialties are targeted in each scholarship round. Scholarships are offered twice a year prior to the commencement of each academic semester. The extent of scholarship funding is dependant upon course costs and is influenced by demand. While each round of scholarships is different, funding has generally been between $1,500 and $3,000.

Visit the website for more information



ACT Health sponsors various nursing and midwifery scholarship schemes to assist with further education, travel and other forms of professional development.For further information on this scholarship visit the ACT Government Website or contact email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



SA Health is committed to building a valued and sustainable nursing and midwifery workforce. The South Australian Public Sector Nursing and Midwifery Scholarships are made available to Registered Nurses, Registered Midwives, Enrolled Nurses and Mental Health Nurses who are committed to future and professional practice in metropolitan and country areas.

Further information


CHURCHILL FELLOWSHIPS: The Winston Churchill Fellowship Trust

These scholarships are designed to give opportunity, through the provision of financial support, to Australians from all walks of life who desire to further their search for excellence overseas. They are not for postgraduate academic study, but for study tours. Currently the average scholarship is around $25,000 and around 80-100 scholarships are offered each year.

For further information visit the Churchill Fellowship.