The Florence Nightingale Foundation

Level of study
Any Postgraduate, Doctoral research, Postgraduate research masters, Postgraduate taught masters
Subject area
Nursing and Physiotherapy
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 13/05/2015 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

These scholarships are available to nurses and midwives who have current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and work and are resident in the United Kingdom. They are awarded for projects which will be of direct benefit to patients and the professions more widely.

They provide up to £5,000 for a scholar to undertake a course in research methods, research modules or a dissertation/thesis as part of an academic course of study. The Foundation will also consider post-doctoral nursing or midwifery research projects.

All of these must involve clinically focused research, i.e. must be able to demonstrate impact on patient care and be academically supervised or supported.

Value of Award

Up to £5,000.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have had at least one year post-registration professional experience and have current links in practice.

Further details on eligibility can be found on the Foundation's website.

How to Apply

Applications for 2015/16 will open on 1 February 2015. Details of the application process and form can be found on the Foundation's website.


Doctoral Research Enquiry Service
0121 414 5005