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.

students annual conference

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. 

Conference Sponsorship Program
Rural Health West is offering Medical, Nursing, Dentistry and Allied Health students 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.