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Leadership Scholarships

Applications for Leadership Scholarships 2017-18 are now CLOSED.

2017 - 18 LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIPS OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

We offer four different types of scholarship:

To apply for a scholarship, you need to be working in the UK and be on the appropriate professional register.  For all of our scholarships we welcome applications from candidates from a diverse background. 

General Leadership Scholarships

General Leadership Scholarships of up to £15,000 are available to nurses, midwives, and in some cases, other health professionals working at a senior level in health and social care.  These scholarships are also open to Deans and Deputy Deans of Schools of Nursing / Faculties of Health in Universities.

Scholars undertake a bespoke programme geared to their individual needs.  

Aspiring Deans Leadership Scholarships

Aspiring Deans Leadership Scholarships of up to £15,000 are available to senior educators, researchers and practitioners looking to take on a role as a Dean of a university faculty with nursing, midwifery or AHP programmes. 

Scholars undertake a bespoke programme geared to their individual needs. 

Aspiring Nurse Director Leadership Scholarships

Aspiring Nurse Directors Leadership Scholarships of up to £14,000 are available to experienced nurses and midwives who have the potential to secure a Board level position in the next 2 - 3 years.

Scholars undertake a core programme of development in addition to a bespoke programme geared to their individual needs.  

Emerging Leaders Scholarships

Emerging Leaders Scholarships of up to £10,000 are available to Band 7 and 8 nurses and midwives.  Applicants must have already completed a front line leadership development programme before the start of the scholarship. 

Scholars undertake a core programme of development in addition to a bespoke programme geared to their individual needs. 

There are particular scholarships available for Children and Young People’s Nurses working in Cancer and Public Health.

How to apply