HESTA and ACM are offering 8 Professional Development scholarships in 2020, 2021 and 2022

HESTA and ACM Scholarships for Midwifery Students

HESTA is the national industry super fund dedicated to the health and community services sector.  Together with ACM, HESTA wants to recognise the amazing work midwives do every day. As a long-term partner of ACM, HESTA continues to be in awe of the outstanding care for which Australia’s midwives are renowned. By offering a scholarship for midwifery students in every state and territory, HESTA will help grow the workforce of the future and ensure midwifery students live up to their potential.  HESTA looks forward to watching the midwives of the future supporting Australian women and families.  

Eight scholarships will be available, each valued at $1,000, in each of 2020, 2021 and 2022. In line with ACM’s Reconciliation Action Plan, at least one of these scholarships will be reserved for an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicant.

Eligibility/Selection Criteria

At the time of application for this scholarship the applicant must:

  • be a midwifery student
  • not have defaulted on the terms and conditions of an ACM scholarship previously awarded
  • have not won an ACM scholarship in the past two years.
  • submit an essay of up to 300 words outlining ‘Why do you want to be a midwife?’
  • provide proof of enrolment in a program leading to a midwifery qualification

Terms and Conditions

If you are awarded a scholarship, you must:

  • provide a written report within three months of completion of the study/event/research
  • provide an article for consideration for publication in Australian Midwifery News within three months of completion of the study/event/research.
  • be prepared to be interviewed by HESTA for promotional purposes

How to Apply

Application  Portal

If you have any queries, please contact us.

Applications close on 31st January 2022