Lions Nurses’ Scholarship information


Lions Nurses Scholarships open for application on 1 August and close on 31 October each year. These are available to any eligible enrolled nurse or registered nurse.

All nurses who meet these criteria are eligible to apply:

  1. Are currently registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and working within the nursing profession in NSW or the ACT.
  2. Have a minimum of three years experience within the nursing profession since initial registration and prior to making application, the last 12 months of which must have been spent in employment in NSW or the ACT.
  3. The scholarship is open to Australian citizens and permanent residents.

Lions Nurses’ Scholarships are available under the following categories:

  • Category A: Scholarships for a study tour or conference, either in Australia or overseas, not necessarily leading to an award or an additional formal qualification.
  • Category B: Scholarships for extended study leading to the award of a formal qualification at a recognised tertiary institution in Australia or overseas.

Please note, applications are for the following academic year, eg. an application made in 2018 will be for the year 2019, an application made in 2019 will be for the year 2020 etc.

To apply
  • Download and read information and terms of the Nurses Scholarship Foundation, which gives the background and details of the Lions scholarships, including eligibility, how to apply and the scholarship terms.
  • Download and save the official Lions Scholarship application form to your computer. Open the application form through Adobe/Adobe Reader to fill in the application form on your computer.

Download the Lions Nurses Scholarship flyer.


mail For more details and information, contact:
Matt West,
Scholarship Administration Liaison
Telephone: 1300 367 962 or (02) 8595 1234