Our support for nurses
The Adelaide Health Foundation is committed to supporting nurses in Tallaght University Hospital in respect of their professional development and in respect of the contribution to the development of nursing practice in the hospital. Our annual programme of Nursing Scholarships is open to nurses in Tallaght University Hospital and nurse lecturers in the School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Trinity College; Dublin.
The Scholarship programme is being fully re-designed over the summer months with current ones likely to be retired .
The Hannah McDowall Nursing Scholarship
This Scholarship is awarded to the student nurse who achieves the highest mark at distinction level in the first year annual examinations conducted by Trinity College, Dublin. The Scholarship, valued €2000, is to promote excellence in nursing studies is open to all nursing students attached to Tallaght Hospital. It is named in honour of the late Staff Nurse Hannah McDowall (1976-2001).
The Eileen Mansfield Nursing Scholarship
The Foundation funds one Scholarship or Scholarships to the value of €5,000 (or such other sum as the Board of the Adelaide Health Foundation shall determine) per annum. The scholarship is open to any qualified nurse on the staff of the Hospital and nurse lecturers in the School of Nursing and Midwifery in TCD.
Objectives of the Eileen Masfield Scholarship are:
The Caroline Sharkey Nursing Scholarship
The Caroline Sharkey Award is awarded to the 4th Year Intern nurse who has displayed excellence in compassionate care at ward level. Mr Sharkey founded the Award in memory of his late wife, in grateful appreciation of the kindness shown to her by nursing staff in the hospital. This award highlights the importance of listening, empathy and respect in nursing care. This Scholarship carries a value of €3,000 per annum.
The Dorothy and David Mitchell Scholarship
This Scholarship carries a value of €3000 (or such other sums as the Board of the Adelaide Health Foundation shall determine) per annum and is open to any registered nurse on the staff of the Hospital.
Objectives of the Dorothy and David Mitchell