2021 United in Compassion Medicinal Cannabis Nursing Conference

This scholarship has closed, no further applications are being accepted for consideration.

“The New Frontier of Medicinal Cannabis Nursing”

Friday, 13 August 2021
Novotel Twin Waters Resort, Sunshine Coast (Maroochydore)

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) is offering a limited number of scholarships to assist members with the costs of attending the upcoming United in Compassion (UIC) conference on Medicinal Cannabis.

The NSWNMA and the ANMF are partnering with UIC to engage members in this emerging therapeutic field. The nursing conference will be held on the first day of the UIC Symposium Friday, 13 August on the Sunshine Coast.

Nurses and midwives will have the opportunity to learn from International and Australian Medicinal Cannabis experts about the most current research, legislation, and developments.

For more information on the conference, please follow this link: UIC Medicinal Cannabis Nursing Conference

The scholarship will provide $1,000 to cover attendance to the 1-day nursing conference on 13 August, with the balance to go towards attendance at any additional conference days / functions, travel, accommodation and incidentals. Any additional costs or expenses above $1,000 are to be covered by the individual.

Who may apply (eligibility criteria):

  • Registered / enrolled nurse and midwife members of the NSWNMA;
  • A financial member of the NSWNMA;
  • You must be currently registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia;
  • The scholarship is open to Australian Citizens / Permanent Residents.

Applications Close: 5pm, Friday 21 May 2021. Applications received after 5pm will not be considered.

Applications and supporting documentation are to be submitted by email or fax to: education@nswnma.asn.au / 02 9662 1414

Successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified by email no later than  4 June.

For more information about the conference and scholarship, and prior to downloading and completing the application, scholarship applicants must read the Medicinal Cannabis Nursing Conference Information and Terms.

As this scholarship has closed, the application form has been removed.

Enquiries: Scholarship Administration, education@nswnma.asn.au or 1300 367 962.