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Undergraduate scholarships

Scholarships are offered to full time students currently studying or about to commence an undergraduate degree at university in a relevant discipline, and who have resided in rural South Australia prior to undertaking their tertiary education.

A Country Health SA scholarship provides students with $5000 per year paid in two half payments of $2500 for up to 4 years study for their undergraduate degree.

Scholarship recipients are required to work for Country Health SA upon completion of their undergraduate degree for a period equivalent to the period of scholarship funding they receive.

Scholarships may be awarded for the following disciplines employed within a rural health unit:

  • registered nursing
  • physiotherapy
  • dietetics
  • podiatry.

Allied health students please note: applications will be accepted for both undergraduate and graduate entry courses. The course must lead to the student, upon graduation, being fully qualified to commence clinical practice.

The Country Health SA Scholarship 2018 intake will open for applications on Saturday 5 August 2017 and close Sunday 17 September 2017. Please click here to apply.

For information on eligibility, terms and conditions and how to apply, download the guidelines below.

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