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Cancer Nursing Scholarships

San Foundation is pleased to offer a range of Nursing Education scholarships thanks to the generosity of our supporters. 

These scholarships are designed to support San nurses in a range of specialties further their skills and knowledge - in turn enhancing patient care. 

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The Dr John Letham Scholarships for Nursing San Foundation Cancer Nursing Scholarships 


The Dr John Letham Scholarships for Nursing

These scholarships are designed to support high performing nurses in key disciplines to undertake post-graduate study.  In 2021/22 six individual scholarships valued at $15,000 each will be available for study in Acute Care. To complement the post graduate course, San education will provide self-directed learning packages, workshop attendance and facilitator-supported clinical days in the area of speciality.

About Dr John Letham

The John Letham Scholarships for Nursing pay respect and honour to a much loved former San Doctor who had a 30 year association with Sydney Adventist Hospital as a GP and obstetrician.  His unfailing dedication to his patients has inspired this scholarship program in his name.  Scholarship recipients are privileged to continue Dr Letham’s ministry of healing and to contribute to the Mission and excellence of Sydney Adventist Hospital.


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San Foundation Cancer Nursing Scholarships

These scholarships are designed to support high performing nurses in oncology and related disciplines to undertake a further training in Cancer Nursing. Two individual scholarships are available annually, providing up to $12,500 towards course fees for Post-Graduate Certificate in Cancer Nursing.

These scholarships have been generously funded by San Foundation donors, including friends and family of Kerrie Cotton, Stan Dunlop and others. The San Foundation Cancer Nursing Scholarships are provided in honour of those patients who have experienced the unique and specialised care required for cancer patients.  These special donors understand the skills, expertise and education needed to truly support cancer patients.


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