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HESTA Student Scholarships

The scholarship portal is now open for current midwifery students. Win 1 of 8 scholarships to attend the ACM National Conference in Melbourne in September. Scholarship includes your 3 day conference ticket including the gala dinner and $500 towards your travel and accommodation expenses. 
Please submit your application by 31 March 2024 here.

Student Scholarships

Applications are now open for HESTA student scholarships to attend the 2024 ACM National Conference in Melbourne. Apply here

Branch Scholarships

2023 ACM Branch Scholarships are NOW CLOSED! Applications closed in May and the winners have been notified.

ACT Branch

ACM ACT Branch offers scholarships for up to $1000 to provide funding for professional development activities e.g., course, conference, research study or study tour which will support a branch member in their continuing professional development and directly or indirectly, improve midwifery care for women and their children.

ACT Professional Development Scholarship Portal

 

The ACM (ACT) Rhodanthe Lipsett Award ($1000) is awarded to a midwife, or group of midwives, in recognition of their contribution to midwifery and birthing families.

Rhodanthe Lipsett Midwifery Award Portal

 

Gippsland Branch

The Gippsland Branch scholarships aim to provide midwives and midwifery students of the ACM who practice in Gippsland with financial assistance to attend conferences or continuing education events. Scholarships are available for up to $500 for full members and $250 for student members.

 

Gippsland Scholarships Portal

 

Townsville  Branch

The Townsville Branch scholarships aim to provide midwives and midwifery students of the ACM who practice in the Townsville region with financial assistance to attend conferences or continuing education events. Scholarships are available for up to $1000.

 

Townsville Scholarships Portal

 

NSW Branch

The ACM NSW branch awards scholarships up to the value of $1,000.00 each year, given in memory of Margaret Lambert.  The purpose of the scholarship is to provide midwives and midwifery students of NSW Branch with assistance to attend conferences, workshops or short courses.

Margaret Lambert Scholarship Portal

 

ACM NSW Branch has established the Pat Brodie scholarship (up to $5000) to provide members with financial assistance to undertake research in relation to midwifery and maternity services.

NB. This does not include support for conference attendance or presentation.

Pat Brodie Scholarship Portal

 

NT Branch

The ACM NT Branch scholarship portal is now closed and recipients have been contacted.  

 

QLD Branch

The QLD Branch scholarships (up to $750) are to provide funding for professional development activities (e.g. course, conference, research study, study tour)

 

QLD Professional Development Scholarship Portal

 

SA Branch

ACM SA Branch offers the Fiona Kemp Scholarship (up to $500) to our full, graduate and/or student members to advance the professional profile of midwifery by aiding midwives in the undertaking of midwifery research and/or assisting midwives to attend and/or participate in national or international conferences.

 

SA Fiona Kemp Scholarship Portal

 

TAS Branch

The Tasmania Branch offers National Conference Scholarships (up to $500) to provide midwives and midwifery students of the ACM who practice in Tasmania with financial assistance to attend the 2023 ACM National Conference in Adelaide.

 

TAS National Conference Scholarships Portal

 

VIC Branch

In 2009 Margaret Mabbit was awarded an Order of Australia Medal for service to nursing as a midwife, and to the Royal Women's Hospital. In naming this scholarship after her we honour her commitment and contribution to the Australian Midwifery Community and the families we care for.

 

Submission must address: ‘How will your participation in this education program impact on your practice as a midwife?'

 

Margaret Mabbitt Scholarship Portal

 

In 1985 Margaret was awarded an Order of Australia Medal for services to nursing, particularly midwifery education and practice. In naming this scholarship after her we honour her leadership in the Australian Midwifery Community and the wider community.

 

Submission must address: ‘How will your participation in this activity benefit midwifery in Victoria?’

 

Margaret Peters Scholarship Portal

 

The aim of these scholarships ($250) is to offer a range of funding opportunities for the preparation for practice of undergraduate midwives.

 

Undergraduate Scholarship Portal

 

WA Branch

ACM WA Branch offers the Sister Francesca Scholarship (up to $500) to provide a midwife who practices in WA with financial assistance to attend any conference which could enhance their midwifery practice.

 

Sister Francesca Scholarship Portal