Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM) Conference Scholarships
The Nursing and Midwifery Office is offering up to four scholarships for SA Health employed, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander nurses and midwives to attend the 2017 Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM) Conference at Broadbeach, on the Gold Coast from 10-12 October 2017. Scholarships will cover the cost of travel, accommodation, and registration which includes official conference events up to a pre-determined cap.
CATSINaM is the sole representative body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nurses and midwives in Australia. CATSINaM’s primary function is to implement strategies to increase the recruitment and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples into nursing and midwifery professions.
The 2017 CATSINaM Professional Development Conference is themed "Claiming our Future". The Conference purpose is to share information while working towards an integrated approach to improving the outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.
Applications for the 2017 SA Health Nursing and Midwifery CATSINaM Conference Scholarship open on 19 June 2017 and close at 5pm Friday 14 July 2017.
Information and application forms
- Form 1 – CATSINaM Conference Scholarship Application and Demographic Information Form (DOC 44KB)
- Form 2 – CATSINaM Conference Scholarship Health Unit Endorsement Form (this needs to be signed by applicant’s line manager and Executive Director of Nursing/Midwifery) (DOC 41KB)
- Form 3 – CATSINaM Conference Scholarship Applicants Terms and Conditions Form (DOC 44KB)
- FAQ – CATSINaM Conference Scholarship Applying for a 2017 SA Health Nursing and Midwifery CATSINaM Conference Scholarship (DOC 387KB)
All applications should be submitted to the Nursing and Midwifery Office Scholarship inbox at Health.NursingandMidwiferyOfficeScholarships@sa.gov.au
Applications close at 5pm Friday 14 July; late applications will not be accepted.
For any enquiries please email the SA Health Nursing and Midwifery CATSINaM Conference Scholarship Officer at Health.NursingandMidwiferyOfficeScholarships@sa.gov.au or call the Nursing and Midwifery Office on 8226 0749.