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 2019/20 scholarship programme which will provide two 3rd year nursing and midwifery students at DkIT with €3,000 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 are two scholarships available each worth €3,000. To be in with a chance of winning the scholarship, please complete the below assignment by Friday, 27th March 2020.


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 Early Years Assignment Submission Guidelines;
  • Include a reference list using the Harvard Referencing System.


Submission deadline: 5pm on Friday 27th March 2020

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

For any questions about the scholarship, please contact myles.hackett@dkit.ie or jill.atkinson@dkit.ie.

 

Please note:

  • The Nursing and Midwifery Scholarship is only available to DkIT students entering their third year in 2019.
  • 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.

References:

  • 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.