ARNA Education Scholarships

ARNA’s Education Scholarships provide financial assistance to members of the Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses Association (ARNA) to participate in relevant education programs and international, national or local conferences and symposia.

The closing dates for scholarship applications are 31st March and 31st August each year.

For details of the conditions and application process of the Scholarship Program see ARNA Education Scholarship Application Guidelines

The University of Tasmania Member Scholarship Program

July 2020 * Application Deadline Extended* 

The University of Tasmania ( UTAS) has extended the application deadline for ARNA members to study with UTAS this July. Applications now close 17 July, 2020. Don’t miss the opportunity to study online and part-time with UTAS in 2020.

Click here to apply!

Scholarship information
As an ARNA member, you have access to the following postgraduate scholarships:
* 100% HECs fee waiver - Diploma of Dementia Care (M1D) 
* 50% HECs fee waiver - Bachelor of Nursing with Professional Honours (Specialisation) (H4F)

For further information regarding scholarships, please click here.

To ensure the scholarship is applied to ARNA member applications, please ensure you supply a confirmation of membership as this will help speed up the application process for you. 
Confirmation of membership can include either a copy of invoice or proof of membership letter 

Need further assistance? Please contact us at if you require further information or assistance at all. 



The University of Tasmania and the Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses’ Association have partnered together to offer Postgraduate Nursing qualifications on a scholarship basis to ARNA members.

As a member of ARNA, under the Member Scholarship Program, you can now undertake a postgraduate nursing course specialising in Rehabilitation Nursing, with the University of Tasmania – and receive a full scholarship on your HECS fees (subject to eligibility).

This scholarship is designed for practicing nurses who would like to specialise in a particular field of healthcare, and is suitable for nurses at various stages of their career.

The course is delivered part time and all units are fully online, providing you the flexibility required to balance work, study and family life.

Under the ARNA Member Scholarship Program, you will be enrolled into the Bachelor of Nursing with Professional Honours (H4F) and will be able to graduate with a Graduate Certificate in Nursing (Specialisation H5F), or a Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Specialisation H6F).

In order to apply for the Bachelor of Nursing with Professional Honours (H4F), you will need to be a Registered Nurse in Australia, and have had at least six months full time experience in a relevant nursing practice within the last five years.

To be eligible for the ARNA Member Scholarship, you will need to a current financial member of ARNA. Proof of membership will be required upon application to this program – please email our office for a proof of membership letter.

To apply to study in the ARNA Member Scholarship Program at the University of Tasmania, click here.

Please Note: To receive a member scholarship, you will need to apply for the Bachelor of Nursing with Professional Honours (H4F).  If you apply into any program other than H4F, you will not receive a member scholarship and course fees will apply.

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