Professional development grants for the rural health workforce.
The Health Workforce Scholarship Program provides support to health professionals in rural, regional and remote Australia to develop their skills, capacity and scope of practice.
The Health Workforce Scholarship Program is an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Health designed to improve access to health services needed in rural areas. Watch the video below to learn more or download the flyer.
The Health Workforce Scholarship Program enables medical, nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals to apply for scholarships and bursaries for the following:
- Undertaking further post-graduate study.
- Development and upskilling courses.
- One-off payments to cover the cost of training or course fees and/or to cover or partially cover some training-related expenses such as accommodation and transport, where appropriate.
Applications for Round 1 open on Monday 20 November and will close on Wednesday 20 December 2017. You must apply prior to the application round closing date. There will be two application rounds per year.