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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. 

2020-21 Fund will re-open on 1st October 2019 and applications will close on 23rd January 2020

The GNC Fund Flyer which you could display in your workplace, is now available to download.

The 2020-21 application form, information for applicants, consent form and FAQs will be available below from 1st October 2019.

Scholarship Application - word version

Scholarship Application - pdf version

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  

There is a new educational resource available within TURAS Learn to help support your application writing skills. TURAS Learn can be found here and once you have logged in, search for 'writing great applications for learning and development opportunities'.

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.