Midwifery Scholarship Program QLD 2021

Date published

05 Nov 2020


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Midwifery Scholarship Program QLD 2021

2021 Midwifery Scholarship is now open !


  • Healthcare & Medicine
  • Nurse / Midwife
  • Permanent / Full Time


Midwifery Scholarships 2021

  • Up to $10,000 towards a midwifery qualification
  • Future employment opportunity with Australia’s leading aeromedical provider
  • Add to your critical care experience with a midwifery qualification
The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Qld are offering financial assistance towards a midwifery qualification for registered nurses with 3-5 years critical care experience who are interested in working with us. 

The midwifery qualification can be completed at any university/affiliated hospital that provides for the requirements for AHPRA registration as a midwife.
Once registered with AHPRA as a midwife, scholarship recipients will be required to work for a minimum of 12 months full time equivalent at a nominated RFDS base within Queensland.

Eligibility to apply

To be considered for the scholarship you will:
  • Hold current registration as a General Nurse in Australia with AHPRA; and
  • Demonstrate three to five years’ experience in a critical care environment in either a recognised Major Regional or Tertiary Hospital Emergency Department, with a 24 hour in-department medical coverage and/or a recognised Intensive Care Unit; and
  • Provide evidence of an application or acceptance into a relevant midwifery course commencing in 2021 or be currently enrolled in a midwifery qualification and due to complete in 2021; and
  • Hold valid working rights for Australia.


If you would like any further information, please contact the Nursing Workforce Office on (07) 3860 1127 or alternatively on recruitment@rfdsqld.com.au

Please ensure the following is clearly identified in resume: Job title, Start date, Department, Brief description, Nature of Role -Full-time, part-time or casual. This allows us to establish your full time equivalent.

Successful recipients of the scholarship program may be subject to a Police Check and Drug and Alcohol Testing. If applicable Pre-employment medical assessments will be a requirement of this program. Successful recipients of the scholarship are required to hold a current, unrestricted Australian Driver's Licence. 

Applications close 27 November 2020.

The RFDS is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply.