A travel scholarship with the Florence Nightingale Foundation provides scholars with the opportunity to study best practice elsewhere in the UK and/or overseas to share learning across organisations.
Travel Scholarship overview
The Florence Nightingale Foundation provides funding to scholars to travel to study new models of care, patient safety and quality improvement and share best practice across. Scholars will bring back evidence to improve patient care and health outcomes through shared learning across organisations. Up to £3,000 can be requested as part of the travel scholarship.
Impact on policy and practice
Scholars report the positive impact they have on their leadership capability, improving patient care and health outcomes.
Scholarship Applications Open 1st Sept 2021
20th October at 16:00
Applications close on the
8th November 2021
Shortlisting will be completed by
22nd November – 10th December 2021
Interviews will take place between
24th January 2022
Interviewees notified of the outcome no later than
Successful applicants will begin their scholarship year in
The scholarship is available for nurses and midwives in the UK (registered with NMC) who are looking to develop their career through travelling and studying new models of care, patient safety and improvement projects. We will also welcome applicants from outside the UK with an independent funding source.