Future Nursing Scholarship Awards Open To All Nigerian Nurses And Midwives

The Future Nursing scholarship awards programme is a Nursing led scholarships, fellowships and professional development programme designed to enable Nigerian Nurses to study and develop themselves as future nurse leaders in Nigeria, whilst joining a global community of health professionals creating positive change in Nigeria.

Read Also: NURSING SCHOLARSHIP FOR NIGERIAN STUDENT

The Future Nursing Program was therefore established in response to the global need to invest in supporting increased supply of “new nurses”, both to meet growing and changing demand created by the pandemic, and because of reduced supply (retention) of the current nursing workforce.

The Future Nursing Scholarship Awards

Our scholarships are open to Nigerian nurses and midwives who are seeking to advance their professional development in Nursing. Nurses and midwives registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMCN) are eligible to apply for our partially funded scholarships.

Award Price:

  • N100, 000 per student for each academic year
  • Duration- 3- 4 years (Renewable annually
  • Number of Awards Available – 1- 10 students per year

Eligibility For Future Nursing Scholarship Awards

Category 1 Applicants- Entry Level – New nurse applicants

  • Permanent residence of Nigeria
  • Must be 18 years and above
  • Must have Distinctions in minimum of three (3) O-level courses
  • Must be admitted into full time studying towards registration as a nurse but yet to resume academic program.
  • Not an employee nor former employee of the government
  • Have provided all supporting documentation in the required format
  • Must show evidence of need (be unable to afford studying without this funding) in the application
  • Maintain equivalent academic standing following admission and throughout the program
  • To remain in the country of residence for minimum of 2 years post graduation or award expiration
  • Agree to work as a registered nurse in an approved healthcare facility in Nigeria with the support of the programme Board for a minimum of 2 years post graduation or award expiration.

Category 2 Applicants- School Level – Existing Nursing students

  • Students
  • Permanent residence of Nigeria
  • Completed Year 2 university or year 1 in school of nursing
  • To remain in the country of residence for minimum of 2 years post graduation or award expiration
  • Have a minimum of 2:1 or upper second class or equivalent of Credits for schools and colleges
  • Maintain equivalent academic standing throughout the program
  • Admitted in an accredited government (Public only) and NCE approved university or school/college of nursing
  • Must be in full time studying towards registration as a nurse and not working
  • Not an employee or former employee of the government
  • Have provided all supporting documentation in the required format
  • Must show evidence of need (be unable to afford studying without this funding) in the application
  • Agree to work as a registered nurse in an approved healthcare facility in Nigeria with the support of the FNS Board for a minimum of 2 years post graduation or award expiration.

Category 3 Applicants- Working Level – Staff nurses enrolled in a postgraduate study

  • Permanent residence of Nigeria
  • Must be registered as a nurse in Nigeria and interested in further education studies Nursing related courses.
  • Have a minimum of 2:1 or upper second class or equivalent of Credits for schools and colleges
  • Currently work as a licensed nurse in any health affiliated facility with minimum of 2 years work experience
  • Admitted in an accredited government (public only) and approved university or school/college of nursing
  • Must be admitted into a full time or part-time nursing program (Diploma, BSC, or Masters level).
  • To remain in the country of residence for minimum of 2 years post graduation or award expiration
  • Have provided all supporting documentation in the required format
  • Must show evidence of need (be unable to afford studying without this funding) in the application
  • Agree to work as a registered nurse in an approved healthcare facility in Nigeria for a minimum of 2 years post graduation or award expiration.
  • Winners will be required to enter into a prize agreement governing the terms and conditions of acceptance of the Future Nursing Scholarship

Selection and Validation Process

APPLICATION CYCLE

  • Scholarship application will be an annual process with application starting December every year with submission of all applications scheduled for March of the following year.
  • Review of eligible applications will take between 6-8 weeks following the application deadline with the invitation of eligible applicants for a scheduled interview which will serve as the second phase of the selection process.
  • Interview of successful applicants and returning awardees will hold early weeks of June
  • Decision and mailing of awardees will be scheduled for July against the next academic year

COHORT 2- 2022/2023 Session

The first cohort of the Future Nursing Scholarship will be launching in December, 2022 as a pilot opportunity for successful Nigerian Nursing students to access funding for their studies.

  • Application Start date- December 19th
  • Closes- March 17th
  • Review of application – July 16th
  • Interview of selected candidates- July 27th
  • Award of Scholarships- August 18th

Thank you for visiting our blog. Our site is designed to provide information about nursing issues that impact the healthcare industry. It is meant to provide you with the knowledge and tools you need as a Nurse or Midwives. If you have any further questions about the future nursing scholarship, you can drop your comment on the comment section, for more article or content related to nursing and scholarship visit our site 9ja nurses blog

DROP A COMMENT

Please, make sure your comment is relevant to the topic. If your comment is against our policy, it will be trashed.

  1. Abe Favour Oluwakemi says:

    I would be grateful if this opportunity is granted to me

    1. thanks for going through our article. success dear