Nursing and Midwifery Scholarship


  • Quality improvement (QI) project, with ethical approval, that led/would lead to practice change in their perinatal clinical area
  • Education initiative that was piloted, introduced and evaluated in their perinatal clinical area
  • Low/negligible risk research project to trial a new product/policy/guideline in their perinatal clinical area
  • Ethics approved nurse or midwifery-led research study


  • Financial member of PSANZ
  • Not a recipient of a PSANZ New Investigator Award or other major awards
  • Does not have a higher research degree (but can be working towards one)
  • Not higher than Level B if an academic (lecturer)


  • One full registration to PSANZ Annual Congress, valid for 2 years then void
  • $500 travel award if Congress is not in the city they reside in, valid for 2 years then void (would not need to be used in the same year as Congress registration)

If the recipient is an Aboriginal, Maori, Torres Strait or Pacific Island nurse or midwife, an additional $500 travel award will be payable to facilitate Congress attendance. If the Congress is being held in the city of residence of the recipient, local travel costs only would be awarded as determined by the PSANZ Board.

How to apply

  • Complete and submit the application form click here by Friday 16 November 2018
  • All applications will be assessed by the PSANZ Academy

The successful applicant will

  • Be announced at the annual Congress
  • Participate in the PSANZ Congress (e.g. join the PSANZ Academy and be involved in the abstract review, scoring poster presentations or chairing sessions)
  • Join the PSANZ Early Career Researchers
  • Write a report on the experience for the PSANZ membership