Rural Health West and the Western Australian Centre for Rural Health (WACRH) invite health science discipline and nursing students to apply for the Rural Health West Student Placement Scholarship Program.

The scholarship aims to provide students financial support to undertake a clinical or community placement (minimum of two weeks duration) in the Midwest and Pilbara regions of rural Western Australia. These placement scholarships are provided in collaboration with WACRH.

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Pictured: Allied health students on a placement with the WACRH in Mount Magnet in the Midwest of Western Australia.

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Successful applicants may be awarded up to $2,500 depending on placement location, type of placement and availability of funding. The program offers financial support for travel, accommodation and limited living costs associated with the placement. See Guidelines for further information. 

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Eligibility
Students must be 

  • An Australian citizen or permanent resident. 
  • Enrolled as a full-time Australian (domestic) student in an entry level undergraduate or postgraduate degree at a Western Australian university. 
  • Willing to commit to submitting a placement report at the end of the placement. 
  • Studying one of the disciplines listed. 
  • Students who are studying a health discipline not listed below may be considered eligible to apply for the scholarship on a case-by-case basis. 
  • Students receiving funds from another scholarship/source for the placement will not be eligible to apply. 
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Eligible disciplines

Midwest

  • Nursing
  • Health Promotion
  • Podiatry
  • Population Health
  • Dietetics
  • Public Health
  • Occupational Therapy

Pilbara

  • Nursing
  • Health Promotion
  • Podiatry
  • Population Health
  • Dietetics
  • Public Health
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Social Work

How to apply

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