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Master of Clinical Practice (Nursing) Scholarship

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Closing date: 15/06/2020   

Focus
Nursing

Level of study
Postgraduate

Purpose
The scholarship is intended for students eligible to enroll in the Master of Clinical Practice (nursing).

Background
The Master of Clinical Practice (Nursing) is an integrated two-year programme of theoretical health/nursing knowledge, applied science, and clinical experiences in collaboration with a range of clinical service providers in home, community and hospital settings. Students undertake a minimum of 1100 hours in Year One and Year Two of the programme; semesters are not congruent with the Massey Academic Calendar, with students requiring to do extended semesters, and study breaks that vary from year to year to accommodate the clinical placement dates.

Consistent with the University Mission Statement and the School of Nursing Strategic Plan, the Massey University learning environment will support students to advance, critique, preserve and respect knowledge through research and scholarship. At the end of Year Two graduates from the Master of Clinical Practice (Nursing) will have successfully mastered the theoretical requirements of the programme and completed a range of clinical learning experiences, which supports the practice of nursing. Graduates will also be eligible to sit the examinations set by the Nursing Council of New Zealand, having demonstrated the clinical competencies required to apply for registration as a nurse.

Value and tenure
The value of the scholarship will be up to a maximum value of $8,500.00 for course fees and $30,000.00 stipend.

The scholarship is tenable for one year and begins in semester two 2020 and finishes at the end of semester one 2021.

Typical number on offer
Up to ten scholarships are on offer

Eligibility
Applicants must
•be enrolled full time in the Master of Clinical Practice (Nursing) at Massey University
•be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident

Selection criteria
The selection will be based on:
•a portfolio
•academic merit

Selection panel
The scholarship is awarded by the University Scholarships Committee on the recommendation of the Master of Clinical Practice Programme Director.

Conditions of the Scholarship
The scholarship may be held in conjunction with other scholarships, bursaries or awards, so long as these permit co-tenure.

In recommending the award of a scholarship the selection committee may take account of other scholarships and bursaries held by the applicant with a view to achieving a reasonable distribution of available monies among qualifying candidates.

The Committee may decline to award any scholarships in any year if there are no applicants of sufficient merit to warrant an award.

The stipend payment will be made in 12 equal installments commencing the end of July 2020.

The course fees will be credited to the recipients Massey student fees account at the beginning of semester 2, 2020 after the official withdraw date without financial penalty.

Closing date
15 Jun

Scholarship application

Current students

Log in to the student portal. Select the scholarships tab and choose ‘Make an application’.

Prospective students

You must complete the admission process before you can apply for a scholarship. Read the section for Prospective students on our How to apply page.

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