SA Health Nurses and Midwives Study Assistance Program – Frequently Asked Questions
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SA Health Nurses and Midwives Study Assistance Program Prospectus and Frequently Asked Questions for the 2023 Academic year.
SA Health is committed to building a valued, capable and sustainable nursing and midwifery workforce. The SA Health Nurses and Midwives Study Assistance Program provides financial subsidy as support to Registered Nurses, Midwives and Enrolled Nurses who demonstrate a commitment to professional practice that is aligned to health care priorities.
SA public sector nurses and midwives are provided with a professional allowance to assist with undertaking professional development as required by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) under the Nursing/Midwifery (South Australian Public Sector) Enterprise Agreement 2022. This allowance is paid into salary on a fortnightly basis and can be used to pursue studies in nursing and midwifery.
Nurses and midwives must be studying to attain one of the following qualifications:
2023 Clinical Priority Areas:
2023 Non Clinical Priority Areas:
*Out of scope- Graduate Certificate in Nursing, Midwifery or Nursing-Mental Health (undertaken at UniSA as part of the funded SA Health Skills and Training Package 2022-2025-Clinical Specialisation Program)
All applications must be submitted using the Nursing and Midwifery portal.
Please note you will be required to use your personal SA Health login/HAD, on a workplace computer to begin and complete the application process.
For SA Health supported nursing and midwifery scholarship opportunities please refer to:
The 2023 SA Health Nurses and Midwives Study Assistance Program is available to Public Sector Nurses and Midwives only.
For all enquiries, please email Health.NursingandMidwiferyOfficeScholarships@sa.gov.au