ACN Study Tour Scholarship –

Africa 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 South Africa from 3 November 2022 to 14 November 2022.

Four 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.

The tour will commence in Johannesburg and will finish in Cape Town. For more information please visit the Jon Baines Tours website.


Jon Baines Tours


Applications closed.

Applications are now open and close 11:59pm AEST, Monday 18 July 2022.

The successful applicant will be notified of the outcome of the application by late August 2022.

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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 3 November to 14 November 2022.

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.


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