The Queen's Nursing Institute

The Queen's Nursing Institute works with the public, nurses and decision-makers to make sure that good quality nursing is available at home for everyone when they need it.

Healthcare at home
 
 
 

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Educational Funding

The QNI offers an educational grant programme which supports community nurses in financial need who are planning to undertake programmes of study to enhance their clinical knowledge and improve nursing care for patients in the community.
Normally, we support nurses up to and including band 6 (or equivalent) who are in need of financial assistance to achieve their ambition to improve care for their patients.
Applications can be submitted throughout the year
Criteria
We only consider funding accredited education courses and modules promoting excellence in community nursing.
Courses must demonstrate a clear clinical benefit to patients
Applications can be submitted throughout the year
Applicants can only receive a QNI education grant once
Grants of up to £500 are available for course fees and book grants.
Travel costs to attend educational courses are not normally funded
Applications are considered on a discretionary basis and assessed individually
Successful applicants will be asked to provide feedback on the assistance received following completion of the educational programme.
All awards are subject to applicants meeting the above criteria
Courses may include the following:
Post qualification:
Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN)
school nursing
health visiting
·        
Specialist Community Practitioner Qualification (SPQ)
district nursing
general practice nursing
community children’s nursing
community mental health nursing
community learning disabilities nursing
Return to nursing (in the community)
Return to health visiting/school nursing
Advanced Nurse Practitioner – community focused     
Other community nursing courses may also be considered
If you would like to discuss further, please call Joanne Moorby on 0207 549 1400, or email joanne.moorby@qni.org.uk
 

PLEASE NOTE: The Education Fund is closed for 2016.  New applications will be considered as from January 2017

The QNI offers an educational grant programme for community nurses to enhance their clinical knowledge.(Successful applicants can only receive funding for an education grant once.)

Normally, we support nurses up to and including band 6 (or equivalent) who are in need of financial assistance to achieve their ambition to improve care for their patients.

Please note we cannot help nurses in Scotland. Please contact QNI Scotland instead at www.qnis.org.uk 

Applications can be submitted throughout the year.

Criteria

  • We only consider funding accredited education courses and modules promoting excellence in community nursing.
  • Courses must demonstrate a clear clinical benefit to patients
  • Applications can be submitted throughout the year
  • Applicants can only receive a QNI education grant once
  • Grants of up to £500 are available for course fees and book grants
  • Travel costs to attend educational courses are not normally funded
  • Applications are considered on a discretionary basis and assessed individually
  • Successful applicants will be asked to provide feedback on the assistance received following completion of the educational programme
  • All awards are subject to applicants meeting the above criteria

Courses may include the following:

Post qualification:
Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN
)

  • school nursing
  • health visiting

Specialist Community Practitioner Qualification (SPQ)

  • district nursing
  • general practice nursing
  • community children’s nursing
  • community mental health nursing
  • community learning disabilities nursing

Return to nursing (in the community)
Return to health visiting/school nursing

Advanced Nurse Practitioner – community focused     

Other community nursing courses may also be considered

If you would like to discuss further, please call Joanne Moorby on 0207 549 1400, or email joanne.moorby@qni.org.uk

A number of other organisations may be able to provide educational funding for nurses.

The Florence Nightingale Foundation

http://www.florence-nightingale-foundation.org.uk/

The Royal College of Nursing

The RCN has bursaries available to members. Visit www.rcn.org.uk

The RCN Foundation Bursary Scheme:
Scholarships, bursaries, learning and development opportunities available for Nurses, midwives and Health Care Assistants. Click her to find out more. 

The Sandra Charitable Trust

For people pursuing a career in nursing, the Trust can be contacted at:

(Keith Lawrence)
Moore Stephens
St. Pauls House
8-12 Warwick Lane
London EC4M 7BP

Email keith.lawrence@moorestephens.com
020 7334 9191

Professional Classes Aid Council

10 St Christopher’s Place
London W1U 1HZ

020 7935 0641
www.pcac.org.uk

 

 

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