Scholarships And Awards

DATES for 2024

Round 1

1 March - 15 March
26 April

Round 2

3 June - 17 June
26 July

Round 3

1 October - 15 October
26 November
Earliest date for sending documents to 


Open to ACNN members who have been financial members for 18 consecutive months or more.

Registered with AHPRA as a nurse or midwife. 

Currently working in neonatal nursing in any of the following capacities - clinical, education, management, research.

The application process is competitive.

Please ensure your application is of high quality, complete and submitted as per the submission guidance outlined on the checklist.

Applications not submitted as per the requirements will not proceed to assessment. Only complete applications formatted and provided as outlined on the checklist will be accepted.

Applications need to be submitted as 1 PDF document. 

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Award nominations are accepted and assessed in the lead up to International Neonatal Nurses Day (15 August), The ACNN National Conference (September) and World Prematurity Day (17 November). 

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A number of grants are offered by ACNN branches to support members within individual states. 

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