Apply for a support grant to assist you with completing a rural clinical placement.

The Allied Health Rural Clinical Placement Support Program aims to provide financial support to allied health students completing a rural clinical placement in rural Western Australia.

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Allied Health Rural Clinical Placement Support Program

Rural Health West is offering allied health students the opportunity to apply for financial support to complete a clinical placement in rural Western Australia. Successful applicants may be awarded up to $800 depending on placement location, type of placement and availability of funding. 

Funding for the period 01 January to 30 June 2019 has been exhausted.

A new round of funding for the program will commence from 01 July 2019, full program details will be released in June 2019. 

For further information please contact choosecountry@ruralhealthwest.com.au 

Who is eligible?

Students must be:

  • Currently studying in a full time or part time capacity
  • Currently enrolled to study at one of the Western Australian Universities; Curtin University, Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University, the University of Notre Dame Fremantle, or the University of Western Australia. 
  • Studying one of the disciplines listed below 
  • Clinical Placement located in an MMM 3 - 7 location

*Students located in a Western Australia rural region enrolled externally with a university not listed above are eligible to apply. See guidelines for further information. 

Eligible university courses

  • Audiology
  • Chiropractic
  • Dietetics/Nutrition
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Health Science/ Health promotion
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing 

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatrist
  • Psychology
  • Radiography
  • Social Work
  • Speech Pathology