The African Palliative Care Association (APCA) in partnership with Global Partners in Care provides a limited number of scholarships each year for Palliative Care Training opportunities.
Scholarships are awarded up to a maximum of US$ 4,000 through a competitive application process once a year. APCA and Global Partners in Care give priority to requests of Registered and Enrolled nurses to pursue palliative care training in Africa.
What the Scholarship fund will Support in 2015
The Scholarship fund will support:
Palliative care education and training at recognized institutions in Africa for Enrolled and Registered Nurses. Training programmes which the Scholarship supports include:
Additional funds may be awarded to nurses and social worker scholarship recipients who agree to train other health care workers in palliative care in their respective community.
*Note: This list is not exhaustive and is presented as an indication of what the fund will cover. Other appropriate training opportunities within Africa for nurses related to palliative care may also be considered for funding. Please see some of the courses available in Africa
Issues to note in regard to the application process
How to apply and the application Process
Applicants must complete the application form available online on both the APCA and Global Partners in Care websites. Applicants must complete all the sections of the form and provide the supporting documents required. Please note that all applications must be completed in English and should be legible and be submitted before the closing date. Any incomplete or illegible or late application will risk not being reviewed.
Filled application forms and enquiries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 15th May 2015 and receipt will be acknowledged.