NSW Health, in partnership with Registered Training Organisations, offers scholarships for the Diploma of Nursing program across NSW.

3 easy steps to apply

  1. Check your eligibility
  2. Read the Applicant Information Package and prepare your answers
  3. Apply online

Applications close midday 19 February 2020.

NSW Health is committed to growing our Aboriginal workforce. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

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Being an enrolled nurse

Hear from Ashley, Sam and Joshua about their experience completing the NSW Health Enrolled Nurse Scholarship Program:​​

Have you recently completed school and thinking about a career in nursing?

Ashley finished school and started her enrolled nurse course. She loves being a nurse and contributing to the lives of her patients. Watch Ashley’s story about how her workplace supported her in completing the NSW Health Enrolled Nurse Scholarship Program.

Transcript: Enrolled nurse scholarships: Ashley Gamble.

Are you considering a career change?

Sam was able to change careers and become an enrolled nurse through the NSW Health Enrolled Nurse Scholarship Program. Hear Sam’s story about why she loves being an enrolled nurse and why you should apply for the program.

Transcript: Enrolled nurse scholarships: Sam Holtom.

Wanting to know where a career as an enrolled nurse can take you?

Hear Josh’s story about why he finds being an enrolled nurse very rewarding and learn about the diverse career opportunities available to enrolled nurses.

Transcript: Enrolled nurse scholarships: Josh Paroz.​​

About the scholarship

The scholarships include a position in the Diploma of Nursing program and employment as an enrolled nurse in a NSW Health facility (following successful completion of the diploma and standard recruitment and registration processes).


Applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • live in NSW
  • meet English language skill standards
  • provide evidence of HSC completion, Certificate III qualification or equivalent.

Check eligibility 

Selection process

The selection process includes:

  • online application
  • literacy, language, and numeracy assessment
  • interview.

More information

For more information refer to the 2020 Applicant Information Package or email Nursing and Midwifery Office.​​​

Page Updated: Monday 13 January 2020
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