Rural Health workforce scholarship

Opens
5th Dec 2018
Closes
30th Jun 2019
Study level
Graduate Coursework
Category
Scholarship
Enrolment status
Future student
Study Area

About

This is a Health workforce scholarship which is funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Health to improve health care provision in Rural Australia.

Benefits

$10,000 per year for up to 2 years for approved health related study that will benefit communities in target areas- remote and rural Victoria.

Disclaimer: The benefit amount for this award is approximate. It will be confirmed at the time of awarding and determined by the committee according to the terms of the award.

Eligibility

  1. Post Graduate Health professional- medicine, nursing, allied health including Aboriginal Health worker
  2. Be employed by a non-government organisation in a remote or rural community in Victoria in MMM3-7 area.
  3. The course needs to be perceived as of benefit to the target area.

Selection

  • Need to be a health professional working in a remote or rural within the MMM3-7 area in a target area that is included in the MMM3-7 classifications
  • For more details http://www.doctorconnect.gov.au/internet/otd/publishing.nsf/Content/locator
  • Need to have an employment agreement in an applicable area in a non-government funded workplace.
  • The proposed course would need to be approved by RWAV.

Application

  1. Complete the online application form.
  2. Include all scanned documents as requested.
  3. Be prepared to meet return of service obligations if you gain the scholarship.

Application form - (PDF 444.1 KB)

Outcome

Successful recipients will be notified via email.

Enquiries

Email: Grants@rwav.com.au

More information

Application information - Guidelines (PDF 925.2 KB)

Scholarship Management

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

School

Medical School; Psychological Sciences; Health Sciences