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Country Health SA Employee Scholarships

Country Health SA Local Health Network (CHSALHN) is committed to providing a range of high quality health services in rural and remote South Australia to meet the needs of South Australians residing in country areas. Scholarships are awarded in areas of identified workforce need and are intended for employees who have a strong commitment to continued professional practice in rural and remote areas.

CHSALHN Employee Scholarships are offered to permanent CHSALHN employees currently studying or about to commence a postgraduate or certificate level study.

Approved programs of study

Postgraduate

Scholarship applications for postgraduate study will be considered for the following disciplines:

Nursing
Allied Health
Management
Aged Care
Allied Health (Rural Generalist Program)
Management (including Project Management, Masters Health Administration, Masters Business Administration)
Diabetes
Diabetes (Dietetics and Podiatry)

Emergency
Dietetics (Graduate Certificate)

Geriatrics (Aged Care)
Geriatrics (Aged Care)

Mental Health (Graduate Diploma, Masters)
Mental Health (Graduate Diploma, Masters)

Mental Health Nursing (Masters)
Psychology (Masters)

Midwifery
Paediatrics/Early Childhood

Nursing
Palliative Care

Paediatrics/Early Childhood
Physiotherapy (Masters)

Palliative Care
Rehabilitation

Perioperative
Social Work (Graduate Diploma, Masters) 

Rehabilitation
Wound Care (Podiatry)

Wound care


For the purposes of this Scholarship, postgraduate study is defined as: an academic program which results in the student being awarded with a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Masters Degree or Doctoral Degree.

Professor Margaret Tobin Mental Health Scholarship

One scholarship is offered to recognise the contribution of Professor Margaret Tobin to the field of Mental Health.

The scholarship provides permanent employees of Country Health SA undertaking postgraduate study in the field of mental.

Funding is provided for one academic year/one scholarship intake. If you require funding for more than one year, you will need to apply for a scholarship again the following year.

Certificate Level

Scholarship applications for certificate level study will be considered for the following disciplines:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice

Applications are accepted from permanent employees of CHSALHN who are currently studying or about to commence a Cert IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice (HLT40213) which will lead to the student, upon graduation, being fully qualified to commence clinical practice as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner.

This Scholarship is only open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees.

Clinical Coding

Applications are accepted from permanent employees of CHSALHN who are currently studying or about to commence a Cert IV in Clinical Coding.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees strongly encouraged to apply.

The Country Health SA Employee Scholarship intake for applications has now closed.

The Port Lincoln Scholarship intake for applications has now closed.

Please Note: Port Lincoln applicants who have applied for a CHSALHN Scholarship will also be considered for the Port Lincoln Health Advisory Council Scholarship and do not need to reapply.



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