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RCN bursaries

RCN bursaries provide professional development opportunities for nursing professionals.

As a nursing professional, you can apply for RCN bursaries to fund courses, study tours, projects, research or conference attendance.

The RCN currently offers the following bursary:

The June Clark Travel Scholarship

The Dame June Clark Travel Scholarship Trust has been established for the purpose of increasing awareness and understanding among Welsh nurses about nursing in countries outside the UK, by supporting study visits to countries outside the UK or attendance at international conferences outside the UK. 

Applications are invited from nurses working in Wales who hold a statutory nursing qualification or students undertaking an approved course in Wales leading to a statutory nursing qualification; preference will be given to applicants who are early in their nursing career.

How to apply

Application forms are available from or  

Completed forms to be returned to or by post to Dame June Clark, Under Coltshill, Coltshill Drive, Newton, Swansea SA3 4SN
 For further information contact Dame June Clark at

Closing date

The scholarship is currently suspended due to COVID-19.

Amount of award

Up to £1000 during financial year 2019-2020

Successful candidates will be expected to share their experience through publication and conference presentations.