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Education Grant

The NZNO Cancer Nurses College (CNC) has an education grant to assist people to attend or participate in events related to cancer nursing that will further their knowledge base of the field they are working i.e. workshops, conferences, study days, seminars, post graduate study etc.

All members registered with the CNC for at least two years, and who are or are planning to undertake post-graduate studies are invited to apply for the Roche Scholarship. This is a $2,000 scholarship awarded to one nurse to further their knowledge in the field of nursing. As part of this, it is anticipated that the recipient will write an article of their learnings and/or experience to share with colleagues, which may be published in the following CancerNet newsletter.

The CNC NZNO will administer the Roche Scholarship for nurses, and Roche will not influence the selection of recipients.

Criteria: 

  • The recipient is a Registered or Enrolled Nurse;
  • The recipient works in the following therapeutic areas: Oncology and Haematology;
  • The grant is used for educational purposes;
  • The grant can only be used to support travel, meals, accommodation and registration fees.

Grant applications must be submitted on the CNC NZNO Grant Application Form.

In 2021, Roche are also offering a one off award of $2,000.00 to one successful applicant to understake post graduate studies. For more information and to apply for any award of this page, click on the NZNO Scholarships and Grants page.


Post Graduate studies in Youth Health

For anyone wishing to pick up post graduate papers the University of Auckland is offering in semester 2, PAEDS 721 Clinical Care of Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer.

https://courseoutline.auckland.ac.nz/dco/course/PAEDS/721

To help you on your way, Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand are generously offering for 2022, three x $1,000 scholarships for semester 2. (see linked poster for more information)

If interested in applying please complete the linked application and submit to Heidi Watson: Heidi@adhb.govt.nz by Friday 27th of May.

For on-going opportunities please visit the CPD section on the AYA Cancer Network Website

https://ayacancernetwork.org.nz/professional-development/

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