Servisource Nursing/ Midwifery Scholarship

Calling all DkIT 3rd Year Nursing & Midwifery Students!

DkIT and nationwide healthcare recruitment specialist, Servisource are pleased to announce the launch of the 2018/19 scholarship programme which will provide four 3rd year nursing and midwifery students at DkIT with €1,500 financial support as they progress through their degree.

This scholarship initiative is aimed at encouraging students to develop a robust understanding of the Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics for Registered Nurses & Midwives in Ireland.

This is truly a fantastic opportunity for 3rd year nursing and midwifery students. There is one scholarship available to each discipline. To be in with a chance of winning the scholarship, please complete the below assignment by Friday, 8th March 2019.

Announcement of Winners:

Winners of the 2019 Servisource Nursing & Midwifery Scholarship will be announced at a special ceremony on Tuesday 26th March 2019 at 9.45am in M128. Representatives from Servisource will be on hand to present the awards. 

All students who attended the Servisource Information Session in September 2018 were automatically entered into a prize draw to win 2 tickets to see Arianna Grande in concert later this year. We will also be announcing the lucky winners of this prize on Tuesday 26th March 2019.

Scholarship Assignment:

'Nurses and midwives who are competent, safety-conscious and who act with kindness and compassion provide safe, high-quality care' (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, 2014)

Considering the above statement, select one experience from clinical placement that best demonstrates kindness and compassion in the care you provide.

  • Part A (600 words)
    • Provide a brief synopsis of your experience.
  • Part B (1,400 words)
    • Using a recognised reflective practice model/tool, reflect on this experience from your perspective and that of the service user. Use literature to support your discussions.

Guidelines for writing:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of kindness and compassion within safe, high-quality care;
  • Ensure that confidentiality is maintained throughout;
  • The assignment must be presented in accordance with the Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Studies Assignment Submission Guidelines;
  • Include a reference list using the Harvard Referencing System. 

Submission deadline: 5pm on Friday 8th March 2019

The One hard copy must be submitted to the Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Studies Administration Office; 

For any questions about the scholarship, please contact or


Please note:

  • The Nursing and Midwifery Scholarship is only available to DkIT students entering their third year in 2018.
  • Students in receipt of Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) Grants or other financial assistance with their studies are eligible to apply.
  • Students may make reference to previous academic work completed as part of their programme.


  • Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (2014) Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics for Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives. Dublin, Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.


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