Due Date: April 19, 2019

Applications are open for the African Palliative Care Education Scholarship Fund for Nurses and Social Employee 2019 The Palliative Care Education Scholarship Fund intends to offer a chance for nurses and social employees associated with palliative care arrangement or those identified to lead the advancement of such services in their settings to go through professional training.

The African Palliative Care Association (APCA) in collaboration with Global Partners in Care (GPIC) in the U.S.A. offer a restricted variety of scholarships each year for palliative care training chances. APCA and GPIC acknowledge the crucial function nurses and social employees play in offering holistic palliative care services for individuals with harmful and life restricting diseases and their households. In spite of this, the insufficient incorporation of palliative care into the pre-service (undergraduate) training for nurses and social employees, the absence of clear profession paths for those thinking about specialising in palliative care and absence of acknowledgment of palliative care credentials by regional ministries of health and education continues to be a difficulty.

Training chances through this Fund are anticipated to improve abilities, understanding, mindsets, worths, techniques, and level of sensitivities required to work efficiently in palliative care with clients, households, healthcare service providers, and the neighborhood. This year, APCA UK has actually signed up with GPIC to contribute towards the Scholarship Fund.


  • USD 2,500 each for nurses
  • USD 1,500 each for social employees. This quantity will nevertheless differ depending to the choice of research study, either official course or experiential knowing at a hospice.


  • Open to a certified nurse or social employee with a degree or diploma residing and operating in Africa;-LRB- **************).
  • Has actually gotten a put on a wanted palliative care course in an organization in Africa identified by APCA or a hospice identified by the nationwide palliative care association or Ministry of health for social employees who use to carry out experiential knowing.
  • Currently certified in nursing or social work, where relevant;-LRB- **************).
  • Able to legibly finish the application;-LRB- **************).
  • Able to get complete assistance from workplace to carry out the course;-LRB- **************).
  • Able to serve the organization of work for a minimum of a year after conclusion of the training;-LRB- **************).
  • Going to offer assistance towards future fundraising for the scholarship fund. This might remain in kind of thank you letter, sharing experience through posts, video review, or skype interview with GPIC and APCA.


Download the Nurses’ Application or Social employees’ Application

To learn more, APCA Scholarship

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