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Nursing and Midwifery

General Nursing Council

General Nursing Council for Scotland (Education) Fund 1983 and Margaret Callum Rodger Midwifery Award

The General Nursing Council and Margaret Callum Rodger Awards are used by registered nurses and midwives to undertake educational developments, study tours or carry out small scale projects, all of which must make a difference to patient or client care.  

The 2018-2019 scholarships IS NOW CLOSED to applications 

You can get a copy of the GNC Fund Flyer which you could display in your workplace - Generic version without closing date.  Details of 2019-20 funding round will be available October 2018.

Please find the 2018/19 application form and applicants guidance 

Scholarship Application - word version

Scholarship Application - pdf version

Scholarship Application - interactive pdf version (this allows electronic signatures to be added)  THIS VERSION IS BEST OPENED IN INTERNET EXPLORER

Scholarship Information for Applicants - word version

Scholarship Information for Applicants - pdf version 

Consent form - word version

Consent form - pdf version

These frequently asked questions may help answer any queries you may have or you can contact

FAQs - word version

FAQs - pdf version  

We have developed a useful learning resource to support application writing – this can be found here

This video tells you a bit more about how to apply for the fund and how the fund can be used to make a difference.

Sharing Stories: Introducing the General Nursing Council Fund from NES on Vimeo.

Two successful recipients of the award share their experiences of how they used the funding and how they applied their learning into practice.

Defining the patient zone in the operating room. Study tour to University Hospital Zurich 2016 from NES on Vimeo.


How can I be informed of new application rounds?

Please e-mail to request that you be added to the GNC Fund distribution list.