Awards & Grants

Professional Development


The Management Committee of Parkinson’s Queensland Inc (PQI) has agreed to provide Grants or Awards to enhance or further develop the support provided to people affected by Parkinson’s.

In 2018 – 2019 financial year, The Management Committee has agreed to provide the following awards:

Parkinson’s Care Postgraduate Unit of Study

Available to Queensland based registered nurses who work within the Parkinson’s Care related sphere of influence wishing to take up the Parkinson’s Care Post Graduate Unit of Study through the Australian College of Nursing.

Enrolments for the January 2019 Semester are now open.

On offer are five (5) Awards of up to $2,500 each for Queensland based registered nurses totalling of $12,500 in the 2018-2019 financial year.

Please note the following:

  • Acceptance into the Parkinson’s Care Postgraduate Unit of Study is determined by the Australia College of Nursing;
  • Parkinson’s Queensland has no role in the academic process;
  • All awards/grants provided by Parkinson’s Queensland Inc. are in Australian Dollars (AUD).

Travel/Conference Support – Registered Nurse, Healthcare Professional or Allied Health Professional

Available to Queensland based Health care professionals, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses (all levels), Endorsed Enrolled Nurses, Enrolled nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists and Dietitians who are part of the Parkinson’s care related sphere of influence.

One (1) award is to be made available by the Management Committee of Parkinson’s Queensland Inc. for Travel/Study of up to $5,000 to enable the dedicated health care professional to attend a Parkinson’s related conference, course, symposium, forum or similar educational opportunity, whether it be domestic or international.

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