Sr Mary Felix and June Allen Scholarships
Sister Mary Felix AM (1919-2008) and June Allen AM are inaugural members of the Theatre Sisters Section of the Royal Victorian College of Nursing, Life members of the VPNG and Honorary Fellows of the Australian College of Perioperative Nurses. The VPNG is privileged to name scholarships for postgraduate studies in perioperative nursing, to honour their achievements in the development of the nursing profession.
Please apply for this scholarship if you are enrolling in a postgraduate studies to complete at a Certificate or Diploma level.
Applications for 2021 are now closed
Marea Fennell Scholarship
This scholarship for postgraduate studies in management or education is named for esteemed Life Member of VPNG, Marea Fennell (1939-2010). The inaugural scholarship commemorated the 50th Anniversary of VPNG.
Please apply for this scholarship if you enrolling in a Masters course for the purposes of furthering a career in either perioperative management or education.
Applications will open on 5th August and close on 30th September 2021
Mary Barry Medtronic Education Grant
Named in honor of respected Life member of VPNG and Honorary Fellow of the Australian College of Perioperative Nurses Mary Barry OAM (1926-2012), and now proudly sponsored by Medtronic.
This grant is offered biannually for VPNG members.
Please apply for this Grant for funding a project, assisting with research or continuing professional development (such as a course or conference other than VPNG / ACORN).
The Mary Barry Medtronic Education Grant is worth up to $2,000.
Applications for the second round 2021 will open on 5th August and close on 30th September
VPNG and ACORN Conference Grants
Grants for VPNG members to attend the biennial VPNG and ACORN Conferences are made available each year. The number of Grants awarded will be determined by the annual budget.
Applications are now closed
The Victorian Perioperative Nurses Group acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the traditional owners of the land and acknowledges and pays respects to the Elders past, present and emerging.
VPNG is comitted to safe and inclusive workplaces, policies and services for people of LGBTIQ communities and their families.