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If you are an eligible health care professional working in primary care in rural or remote South Australia, you can apply for a grant of up to $10,000 to increase your clinical skills and scope of practice through training or study.
More than 80 health care professionals were awarded a bursary or scholarship in Round 1 for 2019-20 of the Health Workforce Scholarship Program.
Health professionals practising in the fields of medicine, nursing or allied health (including Aboriginal Health Workers) who provide primary care services to MMM 3-7 rural and remote communities are eligible to apply.
General Practitioners, mental health professionals and health professionals working in Aboriginal Health are priorities for this Program.
Training workshops, short courses, post graduate studies and attendances at conferences relevant to your health discipline can be supported. Costs for travel, accommodation and course fees are funded through the program.
All activities supported through a scholarship or bursary need to be completed by 31 December 2020.
You can apply using the online application form.
You will need to complete the form in one session, and should allow an hour. You will need the following information to complete the application:
The Health Workforce Scholarship Program is an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Health and is managed nationally by the consortium of Rural Workforce Agencies and locally by RDWA.
The Applicant Guidelines provide further information about eligibility, assessment of applications and recipient obligations.
You can also call us to talk about how this program may be able to support you, or if you would like to be notified when the next round opens.
P: 08 8234 8277