The health workforce scholarship program provides scholarships and bursaries to health professionals in rural and remote Australia to enhance and retain their skills and practice.
The program is available to health professionals –in medical, nursing or midwifery, dental, allied health or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health –working in primary health care to locations in MM 3-7 within private practice, non-government and not-for-profit sector are eligible to apply.
Health professionals providing primary health care services in an Aboriginal Medical Service (AMS) or Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO) can be located within a MM 1 – 7 location.
For more information on eligibility please refer to the applicant guidelines.
Eligible applicants can apply for up to $10,000 in a 12-month period (between Bursary and Scholarship applications). The funding period begins on the date of the first approved course/conference.
Please note that you need approval for the grant before doing the education activities you would like to claim.
Grant applications are open year-round, with applications being assessed by the grants panel on the below dates:
You will receive notification on the outcome of your application within five working days of the grants panel meeting.
Apply now by completing this online application form. It should only take you five minutes to fill out.
For more information or support, please contact us.