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Margaret Sullivan Research Scholarship

Margaret SullivanMargaret Sullivan
(1934-1970)

Margaret (Peg) Sullivan was a Queensland Nurse who, from 1961 to 1970, specialised in Paediatric Nursing in the Children’s Ward of St. Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, Brisbane.

Margaret Sullivan was herself the recipient of several scholarships to study and advance clinical practice. Her colleagues began this fund as a memorial to her contribution to the well being and health care of children and families.

In 2001 the Australian Confederation of Paediatric and Child Health Nurses-Qld Inc took on the management of this scholarship, under the title the Margaret Sullivan Research Scholarship. It aims to enable nurses working with children and young people to undertake research fostering continuing improvement in children’s healthcare.

Purpose and objectives of the Margaret Sullivan Scholarship

To enrich nursing knowledge and advance practice expertise in the area of Children and young People’s Nursing.

Specific objectives are:

  1. To encourage research into children and young people’s nursing practice
  2. To advance the development of clinical nursing care for children and young people through research
  3. To assist nurses to develop post graduate expertise in the nursing care of children, young people and families through research.

Application Closing Date

1 July

Who may apply

Applications are invited from financial members of ACCYPN, who are registered or enrolled with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Value of the Margaret Sullivan Research Scholarship

Up to $2,500.00 per annum.

To Apply

Please complete the application form.