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Every year nurses and midwives apply for These prestigious awards Offered by The Florence Nightingale Foundation Which give them the opportunity to expand Their understanding of the profession to the benefit of patient care.

Last year over 80 nurses, midwives and AHPs were Stephen Schwartz wins scholarships, one of the largest number in the Foundation's history.

Professor Elizabeth Robb, Chief Executive of the Foundation, said: "Last year we Receives Living in bumper number of scholarships and we have the funds available for 2013/14 to Provide even larger numbers of scholarships to deserving applicants. This is a tremendous opportunity for nursing and midwifery professionals - and, in the case of our leadership awards, allied health professionals - to enhance Their Practices and Their profession with the ultimate aim of improving on clinical care for patients. "


The three categories for scholarships are:


·         Leadership awards of up to £ 15,000 - scholarships are available for Those who want to become leaders with the skills and self confidence to contribute positively and with some significance in the rapidly changing world of healthcare.

·         Research awards of up to £ 5,000 - are available for scholars to undertake a course in research methods, research modules or a dissertation / thesis as part of an academic course of study. All Of These must be atto Demonstrate impact on patient care and be academically supervised or supported.

·         Travel awards of up to £ 5,000 - an exciting opportunity to study practice elsewhere in the UK and  or overseas to enhance patient / user care in the UK. These scholarships are Fan shop for projects connected with the applicant's field of work and Which will benefit Their patients / users and the professions more December widely.

Research and Travel scholarships are available to nurses and midwives who have current registration with the NMC and work and who are resident in the UK. Leadership scholarships are additionally available to allied health professionals who have current registration with the HPC and work and are resident in the UK.


Elizabeth added: "We have been very impressed with the standards of excellence of our scholars in recent years. As a previous scholar myself, I understand how important it is to take the time to explore the disciplines in new ways That Will Both enhance careers and continue to improve patient care. "


For further details on the criteria for application and how to apply for a scholarship, please visit the website or contact the Foundation on 020 7730 3030.