Grants

The Western Australian Nurses Memorial Charitable Trust administers funds of The Trust, incorporating the previous Olive Anstey Nursing Fund Inc. and the Bush Bequest, the latter having been established under the will of the late Mr. Arthur Bush for the advancement of nursing education and nursing generally.

The Trustees of The Trust approve the allocation of grants to nurses wishing to undertake projects that would enhance the quality of nursing practice, management or education.

Eligibility 

Application for funding for project grants is made by an individual primary applicant. This applicant must be:
  • Currently registered with the Nurses Board of Western Australia
  • Currently practicing in the profession of nursing
  • In good standing within the profession

Eligible Projects

All submissions must demonstrate a potential value to the nursing profession and adhere to the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Research involving Humans (1999) where applicable. 

Projects eligible for consideration include, but are not limited to:
  • Research: Basic, applied or exploratory projects related either to the art or science of nursing. Studies may be of a major or minor nature  and form part of studies for a higher degree.
  • Translational: Projects which aim to assess and collate existing  evidence such as systematic reviews and meta-analysis.
  • Research Utilisation: Projects that aim to incorporate evidence-based changes into practice. This may include the acquisition of specialised knowledge and skill.
  • Other innovations/initiatives: Projects such as the design and development of equipment, techniques or systems which would enhance the profession of nursing. 

Ineligible Projects

Funding for conference attendance, academic course fees or study leave is not normally available from the Trust.
 

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Application Information

Application Proforma

Application Package

Progress Report

Final Report

 

Application Information

Application Proforma

Application Package

Progress Report

Final Report

 

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