Apply for a student grant to attend professional development events.

We offer a limited number of sponsorships for medical, nursing and allied health students to attend conferences and professional development.

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We currently have a number of opportunities available to students to receive support to attend conferences across Australia. 

  • CRANAplus conference 2019
  • Rural Medicine Australia conference 2019
  • Rural Health West Aboriginal Health conference 2019

If you are interested in applying for financial support to attend a conference or professional development activity take a look at our Conference Sponsorship Program for full details. 

CRANAplus Conference 2019
We are offering two nursing students the opportunity to attend the 2019 CRANAplus conference being held in New South Wales from 18 to 20 September 2019. Successful applicants will receive $1,500 to be used towards registration, travel and accommodation. 

To apply:
Applicants will need to download the application form and send their response to the following (in 300 words or less): 
Outline three conference sessions you would most like to attend and why. 

Applications close Friday 26 July 2019. Successful applicants will be notified by Wednesday 31 July 2019

Applications can be submitted to choosecountry@ruralhealthwest.com.au 

To view the CRANAplus conference program, visit www.cranaconference.com
Rural Medicine Australia Conference 2019
We are offering five medical students the opportunity to attend the RMA19 on the Gold Coast from 23 to 26 October 2019. 

The sponsorship includes $1,500 to use towards conference registration, travel and accommodation costs. 

To apply:
Applicants will need download the application form and send their response to the following (in 300 words or less):
Outline three conference sessions you would most like to attend and why.  
Applications close Friday 26 July 2019. Successful applicants will be notified by Wednesday 31 July 2019

Applications to be submitted to choosecountry@ruralhealthwest.com.au

To view the RMA19 program, visit https://rma.acrrm.org.au/program 
Rural Health West Aboriginal Health Conference
We have 20 complimentary registrations to students studying a health-related discipline to attend the Rural Health West Aboriginal Health Conference to be held on 6 and 7 July 2019 at the Parmelia Hilton Perth. 

To apply:
Applicants will need to download the application form and send their response to the following (in 300 words or less): 
Why do you wish to attend the Rural Health West Aboriginal Health Conference and what benefits will you gain from attending? 

Applications close Friday 14 June 2019. Successful applicants will be notified by Monday 17 June 2019

Applications are to be submitted to choosecountry@ruralhealthwest.com.au 

To view the full conference program visit https://ruralhealthwest.eventsair.com/2019-ahc/ 
Conference Sponsorship Program
Rural Health West is offering Medical, Nursing, Dentisry and Allied Health student currently studying at a Western Australian University the opportunity to apply to attend a conference or educational workshop relevant to their study and health profession valued to a maximum of $1,500 per applicant.  

To apply:
Student must read the conference sponsorship application guidelines, download the conference sponsorship application form and return to the Future Workforce Project Officer. 

Please note funding is limited. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. You will be notified in writing of the outcome of your application. For any queries please contact the Future Workforce Project Officer

Eligibility requirements: 
Students must be: 
  • Currently enrolled to study at one of the following Universities - Curtin University, Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University, the University of Notre Dame Fremantle, or the University of Western Australia
  • Currently studying in a full time or part time capacity. 
  • Studying one of eligible disciplines listed in the application guidelines. 
Please read the application guidelines in full prior to submitting your application. 

External links to scholarships for health students and health professionals

Nursing and Midwifery scholarships
Allied Health scholarships
Pharmacy scholarships

These scholarships are available to students currently studying Pharmacy.

Health Promotion scholarships

These scholarships are available to students studying health promotion.