Some new funding opportunities
This link will take you to some scholarships for international students from particular countries studying in Scotland.
A discount of 15% of the module fee for an entire programme is offered to self-funding Alumni of the School of Nursing and Midwifery for either completion of a Bachelor programme or to embark on Masters level study. For further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Post graduate midwifery students might like to try the following source:
RCM - Iolanthe Trust specifically for research skill acquisition in midwifery studies. As well as this, have a look at some of the other more generic sites listed elsewhere here in this information as these might also be useful for you.
Post graduate nursing students might like to try the following sources:
RCN - There are numerous trusts/awards available depending upon your disciplines in nursing, including black nursing The Mary Seacole Trust, and others such as the Marjorie Simpson Award for New Researchers.
Florence Nightingale Foundation - Check out their web page and if this is your first time as a researcher or undertaking a research module, then consider applying for funding to The Band Trust, which is specifically for acquiring research skills.
Queen's Nursing Institute for Scotland - This organisation awards grants of various sizes to staff working in the community.
For any staff working the area of infection control: www.trainingininfection.org.uk.
For generic disciplines
If you are a student in any healthcare discipline then search out the following possible sources of funding:
Carnegie-Cameron Bursary - Available through the University of Dundee site - www.dundee.ac.uk - note that this is for a Diploma/MLitt only degree but see if you may be considered.
The Carnegie Trust - a useful and very broad based source which often will fund a ‘one off' payment for modules and study trips ; will consider anyone who lives in Scotland and/or who graduated from a Scottish university or college, but they do consider all applications favourably.
Physiotherapy - Limited specific funding to date but through The Charted Society of Physiotherapists.
Radiotherapy - Support is normally through your employer or by self funding: try your professional organisation or charities such as The Carnegie Trust, The Leverhulme Trust and The British Council.
National Health Service Education for Scotland has a number of small grants which awards to new researchers from a range of disciplines and it encourages all healthcare professionals who work in Scotland to submit applications.
The British Council - A broad based organisation which welcomes applications from all nationalities and all disciplines of life and health:
Leverhulme Trust - Trust specifically set up to encourage young researchers from a range of backgrounds and disciplines.