Regional Local Health Network Scholarship Program

Applications for the Regional Local Health Networks Scholarships will open Saturday 23 January 2021.

The Regional Local Health Networks Scholarships are for permanent employees of the six regional local health networks and the Rural Support Service, who are currently studying or about to commence postgraduate or certificate level study in 2021.

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.

Approved programs of study

Applications will be accepted from employees intending to study in a Certificate Level or a Postgraduate Level as outlined below:

  • 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.

  • 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.

Postgraduate Level

Applications will be accepted in the following programs of study:

Acute Care

  • Graduate Certificate Acute Care Nursing

Aged Care

  • Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Care Nursing (Aged Care Nursing)
  • Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Aged Care)
  • Master of Nursing (Aged Care)

Community and Primary Health

  • Graduate Certificate Community and Primary Health Care Nursing

Chronic Conditions

  • Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Chronic Condition Management

Diabetes

  • Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Care (Diabetes Management and Education)

Drug and Alcohol

  • Graduate Certificate Drug and Alcohol Nursing

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

  • Graduate Certificate Mental Health Nursing
  • 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

  • Graduate Certificate Leadership and Management
  • 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)

Orthopaedic

  • Graduate Certificate Orthopaedic Nursing

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 Certificate 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

  • Rural Generalist Program (All disciplines)
    • Level 1 (Rural Generalist Program)
    • Level 2 (Graduate Diploma of Rural Generalist Practice)

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

Lymphedema

Management Qualifications (Clinical Leads, Team Leaders and Workforce)

  • 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
  • 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

Speech Pathology

  • Masters of Speech Pathology

Wound Care (Podiatry)

  • Graduate Certificate in Wound Care
  • Graduate Diploma in Wound Care
  • Masters of Wound Care

Allied Health Workforce

  • Graduate Certificate in Health Professional Education
  • Graduate Certificate in Clinical Leadership
  • Graduate Certificate in Health Service Management

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employees

  • Leadership/Management Administration

Regional Local Health Network Employees

  • Graduate Certificate Health Informatics

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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:

  • Postgraduate study in Mental Health Field

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