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Public Health England Chief Nurse Directorate – The Nana Quawson Public Health Leadership award of up to £11,000 - Applications for PHE Scholarships 2017-18 are now CLOSED.

Are you a current registered health visitor or school nurse, professional leader or future leader for public health nurses working with children, young people and families?  Would you like to take your career as a public health nurse (SCPHN, registered on part 3 NMC) to the next level and be supported to realize your true potential?  Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of children, young people and families through public health? 

The Chief Nursing Directorate at PHE and the Florence Nightingale Foundation are offering a bespoke scholarship to an individual from a registered health visitor or school nurse background who wants to become a strong leader with the skills and self-confidence to contribute positively and make a tangible difference to the outcomes for children, young people and families. 

Recipients of the PHE Chief Nursing Directorate - Nana Quawson Award for Public Health (CYP) Leadership Scholarship must be registered on part 3 of the NMC register. 

This exciting scholarship enable you to undertake a bespoke programme geared to your individual needs based on current performance assessment. The scholarship has 4 broad aims: 

This award remembers the dedication, passion and drive of Nana Quawson (1972-2016), a valued colleague and school nurse who sadly passed away last year. 

How to apply 

Please download an application form and then send your application by Thursday 30th November with all parts completed and required references and letter of support in Word format by email to The Foundation:


We welcome applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds.


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