Rural Health Undergraduate Scholarships

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.  Scholarships are awarded to those residing in regional South Australia who have a strong commitment to a continued and future professional practice in regional South Australia.

Scholarships are offered to full time students currently studying or about to commence an undergraduate degree at university in 2020 in a relevant discipline, and who have resided in regional South Australia prior to undertaking their tertiary education.

The scholarship provides students with $5000 per year for up to four years’ study for their undergraduate degree.

Approved programs of study

Scholarship applications are invited in the following disciplines:

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics
Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry)
Bachelor of Midwifery
Occupational Therapy
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Bachelor of Podiatry
Speech Pathology
Bachelor of Speech Pathology
Social Work
Bachelor of Social Work

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

People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged to apply

Applications have now closed.

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