Parker Healthcare Scholarship
Applications for 2017 have now closed
These scholarship are open to ACNN members currently working in a neonatal intensive care or a special care nursery who are either early career neonatal nurses or early career researchers in neonatal nursing.
The scholarships provide financial support for professional development of nurses and midwives who have demonstrated commitment to neonatal nursing through active participation in ACNN.
Early Career Researcher Criteria
Nurses must be either a) enrolled (full or part time) in a research degree (Honours, Masters, PhD), or b) within three years of completing an undergraduate honours degree or a postgraduate research degree.
The recipient of the scholarship is expected to attend the ACNN National conference in October to accept the award.
To undertake research and/or
To present research results at an ACNN approved national or international conference. Preference will be given for presenting at the ACNN National Conference
Further information regarding the application process please refer to Early Career Research Scholarship for Neonatal Nurses 2017
Enquiries to the Professional Officer, email@example.com
Early Career Scholarship for Neonatal Nurses 2017
The total fund available for the 2017 scholarship is $5,000.
Applications are welcomed from ACNN members who are early career neonatal nurses in neonatal nursing, as defined below.
Early career neonatal nurse: within three years of an award of an undergraduate degree OR within three years of first commencing in neonatal nursing.
Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to neonatal nursing through participation in their neonatal unit.
Applicants are expected to attend the ACNN National Conference to accept the award.
- To pay course fees leading to a qualification in neonatal care
- To attend an approved workshop / short course leading to certification for a specific skill relating to the care of newborn infants and their families
- To attend a national or international conference to present a paper following acceptance of an abstract. Preference will be given for presenting at the ACNN National Conference
- Applications open: 2 January 2017
- Applications close: 6 March 2017
- Notification of outcome: 31 March 2017
- Register to attend ACNN national conference by 24 August 2017
Updated 25 April 2017
|2016||Amy Forbes-Coe||Course Fees||Neonatal Nurse Practitioner|
|2016||Anndrea Flint||Course Fees||Neonatal Nurse Practitioner|
|Council of International Neonatal Nurse’s Conference in Vancouver, August 2016|
|2015||Deanne August||Early Career Research Scholarship|
Investigating Neonatal Pressure Injuries
|2015||Kobi Best||Early Career Research Scholarship||Investigating Sensory Exposure to Light and Sound in the Newborn Care Unit|
|2014||Sally Jeston||Course Fees||Neonatal Nurse Practitioner|
|2014||Michelle Paliwoda||Course Fees||Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)|
|2013||Nadine Griffiths||International Conference attendance||Council of International Neonatal Nurse’s Conference in Belfast, September 2013|
|2013||Rosemarie Boland||International Conference attendance||Site visit to the EPICure Research Centre at University College, London and to attend the European Society for Paediatric Research Conference in Porto, Portugal, October 10 – 14, 2013.|
|2013||Kerryn Hiley||Course Work||Masters in Health Science in Clinical Practice - majoring in Neonatal Care|
|2011||Chelsea Webster||Early Career Research Scholarship||Comparing the osmolality and bacterial cultures of three commercially available human milk fortifiers over a 24 hour period.|
|2010||Donna Hovey||Early Career Research Scholarship||“Has changing continuous positive airway pressure device from single nasopharyngeal tube to short binasal prongs affected clinical outcomes in very low birth weight infants?”.|
|2010||Sarah Warne||Early Career Research Scholarship||“Exploring fathers’ bonding experiences with their preterm and/or sick infant: a qualitative study”.|