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Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons wishing to be considered for selection in the award of the following scholarships
The RCH Travelling Scholarships will now be advertised twice yearly in February and August of each year.
Rosemary Derham Scholarship
The Volunteers' Nursing Scholarship
Uncle Bobs Travelling Scholarship *
Jeff Crouch Memorial Scholarship *
RCH Paediatric Handbook Travelling Scholarship *
The Pied Pipers' Scholarship
Jeannie H Poolman Scholarship
Travelling Scholarship for General Registered Nurses
Kate Campbell Scholarship
The Karmein Chan Memorial Scholarship
*For the scholarships offered at both timepoints,
the funding pool will be distributed equally across the timepoints.
Applications for the February 2017 round will open Wednesday, 1st February and close Tuesday, 28th February 2017
The RCH Travelling Scholarships are primarily intended to assist staff members to increase their knowledge and expertise by undertaking travel and further education. Preference will be given to applicants who do not have access to, or have limited access to, other means of financial support.
The following criteria are specific eligibility criteria set down for each scholarship.
Applications for prior travel reimbursement will not be considered. Travel should occur within 12 months of successfully being awarded scholarship.
All applications will be reviewed by the RCH Scholarships Selection Committee, which will determine the recipients of all scholarships listed above. The Committee will require shortlisted applicants to attend an interview in early April for February applications and October for August applications. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of the selection process in writing in late April & October respectively and will be formally acknowledged at the Royal Children's Hospital Annual General Meeting. Successful applicants are expected to attend the RCH Annual General Meeting.