ACN Study Tour Scholarship –

Vietnam Nursing Tour

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is providing an opportunity for Fellows and Members to enhance their learning and professional skills by attending the Jon Baines Tour Nursing Study Tour to Vietnam from 6 October 2023 to 19 October 2023. 

Eight places are available and each scholarship is valued at $5,000 per person. Please note that this cost does not include international flights and airport transfers.

For the full tour itinerary, please visit the Jon Baines Tours website.


Jon Baines Tours


Applications closed.

Applications are now open and closes 11:59pm AEDT, Sunday 5 February 2023.

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Eligibility criteria

  • Current Fellow or Member of ACN and must have been one for at least the past three consecutive years.
  • Able to undertake the tour in the timeframe 6 October to 19 October 2023.

Document checklist

  • Completed application


  • Two professional references are required. The ACN selection committee may contact these referees as part of the assessment process for the scholarship.

Selection criteria

The scholarships will be awarded to the applicants who can best demonstrate how this study tour will meet one or more of the following objectives:

  • Relevance to current clinical practice
  • Building and enhancing nursing professional capacity and capability
  • Developing and enhancing nurse leadership skills.

Applicants need to be able to demonstrate in their responses:

a) an ability to maximise the opportunity of the activity
b) capacity to share knowledge within your own networks and the broader nursing environment.

Applicants must complete the selection questions and the declaration included in this application.


Hear from past scholarship recipients

Nancy Arnold FACN

Scholarship recipient in the 2022 ACN Nursing Study Tour to South Africa

“I was privileged to participate in the first ACN Nursing Tour to South Africa at the end of last year, run in partnership with Jon Baines tours. Everyone I met in South Arica was very passionate about their work, happy to share their experiences and friendly."

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Arun Thomas MACN

Scholarship recipient in the 2022 ACN Nursing Study Tour to South Africa

“What an amazing and inspirational trip we all had. I am so grateful to ACN for providing me with a scholarship for this incredible learning opportunity. An opportunity to learn and understand different healthcare systems and to gain international perspectives/awareness on the provision of care while immersing into South African culture."

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Ariela Rother MACN

Scholarship recipient in the 2022 ACN Nursing Study Tour to South Africa

“South Africa Nursing Study Tour. An adventure and experience of a lifetime. I was so fortunate to receive the scholarship to attend the inaugural ACN study tour and it is beyond words how amazing it was. When an opportunity like that comes your way, you say YES! "

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