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Regional Local Health Network Scholarship Program

The regional Local Health Networks are committed to providing a range of high quality health services to meet the needs of people living in Regional South Australia. Regional Local Health Networks scholarships are for permanent employees of one of the six regional Local Health Networks, who are currently studying or about to commence postgraduate or certificate level study in 2020.

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

  • Certificate IV in ATSI Primary Health Care Practice
  • Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Applications have now closed.

Postgraduate Level

Area of Practice and Disciplines Approved Course
Nursing
Aged Care Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Care Nursing (Aged Care Nursing)
Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Aged Care)
Master of Nursing (Aged Care)
Diabetes  Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Care (Diabetes Management and Education)
Geriatrics – Aged Care Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Applied Gerontology
High Dependency Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing (High Dependency)
Graduate Diploma in Nursing (High Dependency)
Master of Nursing (High Dependency)
Nursing Bachelor of Nursing (Registered Nurse Entry)
Master of Nursing
Nursing – Emergency Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing (Emergency)
Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Emergency)
Master of Nursing (Emergency)
Mental Health Master of Mental Health Nursing (course work)
Master of Mental Health Nursing (clinical)
Master of Nursing (course study for Nurse Practitioner candidates)
Graduate Diploma in Mental Health
Master in Mental Health
Management Qualifications Master of Health Administration
Master of Business Administration (Health)
Graduate Certificate in Health Science (Clinical Education)
Diploma/Masters in Clinical Education 
Midwifery  Bachelor of Midwifery - (Registered Nurse Entry)
Graduate Diploma in Midwifery
Master of Midwifery - (course work & research)
Palliative Care Postgraduate Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Palliative Care 
Master of Palliative Care
Paediatrics/Early Childhood Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing (Paediatrics)
Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Paediatrics)
Master of Nursing (Paediatrics)
Master of Advanced Clinical Physiotherapy (Paediatrics)
Perioperative Graduate Diploma in Nursing Science - (Perioperative Nursing)
Master of Nursing Science - (Perioperative Nursing)
Rehabilitation Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Clinical Rehabilitation
Master of Clinical Rehabilitation
Wound care Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Wound Care
Allied Health
Allied Health (all disciplines)
Rural Generalist Program
– All Disciplines Level 1 (Rural Generalist Program) 
Level 2 (Graduate Diploma of Rural Generalist Practice)
Post graduate courses offered interstate by distance in areas of workforce demand will be considered on a case by case basis
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
Master in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
Chronic Conditions Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Chronic Condition Management
Diabetes
(Podiatry and Dietetics)
Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Care (Diabetes Management and Education)
Dietetics Graduate Certificate in Renal Nutrition
Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nutrition
Disability Studies Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies
Geriatrics – Aged Care Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Applied Gerontology
Health Research Graduate Certificate in Health Research
Master in Health Research
Management Qualifications
(Clinical leads and Team leaders)
Master of Health Administration
Graduate Certificate in Health Science (Clinical Education)
Diploma in Clinical Education 
Master in Clinical Education
Masters Business Administration
Master in Public Health
Mental Health
(Occupational Therapy, Social Work and Psychology)
Graduate Diploma in Mental Health
Master in Mental Health
Master of Clinical Psychology
Occupational Therapy Master of Occupational Therapy (graduate entry)
Paediatrics/Early Childhood
(Allied Health)
Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing (Paediatrics)
Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Paediatrics)
Master of Nursing (Paediatrics)
Master of Advanced Clinical Physiotherapy (Paediatrics)
Palliative Care
(Allied Health)
Postgraduate Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Palliative Care 
– Allied Health Master of Palliative Care
Rehabilitation Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Clinical Rehabilitation
Master of Clinical Rehabilitation
Physiotherapy Master of Physiotherapy
Social Work Graduate Diploma of Counselling and Psychotherapy
Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy
Master in Social Work
Wound care 
(Podiatry)
Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Wound Care
Mental Health
Margaret Tobin Mental Health Scholarship Postgraduate study in Mental Health Field

Professor Margaret Tobin Mental Health Scholarship

Each year a scholarship is offered to recognise the contribution of Professor Margaret Tobin to the field of Mental Health. The scholarship is for permanent employees undertaking postgraduate study in the field of mental health.

Applications have now closed.

Certificate Level

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

Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice

Applications are accepted from permanent employees who are currently studying or about to commence study in Cert IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice (HLT40213)

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

Applications have now closed.

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Applications are accepted from permanent employees who are currently studying or about to commence studying Cert IV in Allied Health Assistance.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees are strongly encouraged to apply.

For information on eligibility, terms and conditions and how to apply, read the Regional Local Health Network Scholarship – Guidelines for Applicants (PDF 214KB).

Applications have now closed.

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