School of Nursing and Midwifery

Scholarships

POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

A NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES ARE AVAILABLE

The School of Nursing and Midwifery is pleased to announce two scholarship awards for students to undertake our PGT programmes.

THE PATRICIA NAPIER SCHOLARSHIPS 2017

The School of Nursing and Midwifery is pleased to announce two scholarship awards for students to undertake our PGT programmes in Sep 2017.

  • MSc Advanced Professional Practice
  • MSc Caring for Children and Young People with Complex Health Care Needs
  • PG Dip Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy

 

The scholarships were set up in 2011 by Mr Russell Napier in recognition of his mother, Patricia Napier. The scholarship will cover tuition fees and the registration fee. The students will study in one of five specialist pathways:

  • Cancer Nursing: Supportive and Palliative Care
  • Critical and Acute Care
  • Mental Health and Older Adult
  • Leadership and Management
  • Maternal and Child Health

 

Applications are invited from all applicants who meet the following criteria:

Essential Entry Criteria:

The scholarships will be awarded to the best graduates from a nursing or midwifery programme (i.e. applicants who hold a recognised professional qualification in nursing, midwifery or an allied health and social care profession and a relevant primary degree 2:2 or above or equivalent).

All candidates entering the PGT programmes are eligible to be considered by the School for the Award through the entry system.

 

Application Process

The judging panel will include the Head of School and two course Directors from the School. The decision will be based on the record of academic achievement and a supporting application form. Applicants must also have been accepted on to one of the listed programmes to start in September 2017.

Download Application Form

 

The benefactor will have access to the written statements prior to final selection by the judging panel.

 

Enquiries or further information:

Erin Bryson,

School of Nursing and Midwifery,

Queen’s University Belfast.

Email - e.bryson@qub.ac.uk

 

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Medical Biology Centre

97 Lisburn Road

Belfast

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MSc Caring for Children and Young People with Complex Health Needs

Scholarships for 2016 entry

The MSc in Caring for Children and Young People with Complex Health Needs is a programme which commenced in Queen's University Belfast in October 2014.  To mark the continued success of this course, the School of Nursing & Midwifery is offering awards of £1500. The application criteria are outlined below. Please address queries to Caroline Mulvenna at c.mulvenna@qub.ac.uk

Eligibility

  • The award is open to those who have applied for 2016 entry onto the MSc Caring for Children and Young People with Complex Health Needs only.
  • Applicants should hold a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent recognised qualification in nursing, midwifery, allied health, social care or a related discipline.  APL can be considered in some cases.
  • Applications must be received by 4pm on 29th July, 2016
  • Please submit your application by email attachment to Caroline Mulvenna at nur.registry@qub.ac.uk
  • The successful applicants will be informed by the School by 5th August.

Criteria

Submit 500 words on an area relevant to children and young people with complex health needs in which you would like to carry out research, and which could form the basis of your Master’s dissertation. This can be primary or secondary research and can be empirically, theoretically or policy orientated. There is no need to produce a detailed research proposal but you should indicate: the focus and purpose of the research (i.e. your research question); how the research would be carried out and the contribution to knowledge.

Assessment criteria

All applications will be scored on the following criteria:

  • Originality – the research idea represents independent thinking, a novel approach to an issue and a contribution to knowledge;
  • Feasibility – the research plan is manageable within the timeframe and appropriate to Masters level study; the proposed methods and research design are appropriate for answering the research question;
  • Impact – the policy or practice relevance of the research and/or how it will add to understanding.

 

Awards: the award of £1500 will be discounted from the winner’s fees.

Click here to download the application form and apply.