Scholarships and awards 

RCN Wales supports a number of scholarships and awards to provide professional development opportunities for nursing professionals.

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Betsi Cadwaldr Scholarship Foundation Award 

This award celebrates individuals who have achieved excellence in their field of nursing.

Applications for 2021 are now open


The Dame June Clark Travel Scholarship, in association with RCN Wales 

This scholarship supports nurses who wish to participate in non-UK study visits or attend international conferences.

Applications for 2020 are now closed

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Alun Islwyn Giles Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is for the promotion and advancement of the science and art of nursing in Wales and is open to RCN members working in Wales who hold a statutory qualification in nursing.

Hettie Hopkins Care of the Elderly Nursing Scholarship

The scholarship is open to RCN members practising in Wales who work with the elderly and who wish to pursue a project or course of study associated with the care of the elderly.

Please note the closing date for BOTH scholarships is 31 March 2020.  For an application form, please contact Lee Anderson  on 02920 680 723 or e-mail

Page last updated - 20/10/2020