Travel Scholarship overview
The Florence Nightingale Foundation provides funding to scholars who travel to study new models of care, patient safety and quality improvement. Scholars will bring back evidence to improve patient care and health outcomes. The maximum funding each travel scholar can request is up to £3,000.
Available travel scholarships include:
James Tudor Foundation Travel Scholarship
This scholarship is available to nurses and midwives to study an aspect of nursing and midwifery practice and /or education in the UK or overseas.
Benefits for you
Impact on policy and practice
Scholars report the positive impact they have on leading teams and improving patient care and health outcomes.
Support from the Foundation
The Foundation are on-hand to support you throughout the scholarship process.
Network with like-minded nurses and midwives
Scholars are now part of a growing Alumni network (over 600) providing on-going support and in some cases, friends for life.
New knowledge through evidence-based approaches
Like Florence, scholars will generate new knowledge to impact patients and lead changes in policy and practice.
Benefits for employer
Improvement in patient and health outcomes
Retention of staff – scholars stay in healthcare
Positive impact on the team and beneficial for staff engagement
Recognition of employers commitment to professional development and succession planning
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The scholarship is a 12 month programme and will include:
Advert opens 8th August 2019 and closes 30 September 2019.
Shortlisting will take place in October 2019.
Interviews to be held November – December 2019.
For successful applicants the scholarship year will begin in April 2020.
The programme is 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.
Nominator Form for Line Manager
Nominator Form for Chief Nurse
Successful applications are selected for a panel based interview
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Information for applying online:
Upon application, you are required to upload the following information:
- Personal, employment and education information
- A copy of your NMC registration documentation
- Details of your employer’s authorisation for scholar to join the programme
- Completed terms and conditions
Please note before application.
- Applications that do not demonstrate commitment to the profession, improving patient and health outcomes, commitment to the Florence Nightingale Foundation Alumni will not be considered
- Incomplete applications will not be accepted
- Applications without line manager support will not be accepted.