Student clinical placements: scholarships

The following organisations offer scholarships or resources about where to find scholarships for students undertaking clinical placements.

CRANAplus

Each year CRANAplus offers a number of scholarships. These scholarships can be applied to the cost of fares, accommodation and other incidental costs incurred by a student undertaking an undergraduate placement in a remote area of Australia and its external territories.

Go to the CRANAplus website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners (ATSIHP)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner (ATSIHP) scholarships are available through the Northern Territory Department of Health for people studying to be an ATSIHP. 

Email AWD.DoH@nt.gov.au.

Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (SARRAH)

Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (SARRAH) manages five allied health scholarship streams, Clinical Placement Scholarship, Clinical Psychology Scholarship, Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Scholarship, Postgraduate Scholarship and Undergraduate (Entry-Level) Scholarship, under the Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme (NAHSSS).

Go to the SARRAH website.

Country Education Foundation of Australia

The Country Education Foundation of Australia scholarships guide is a comprehensive list of tertiary scholarships developed for rural and regional students. 

Read more on the Country Education Foundation of Australia website.

Australian College of Nursing (ACN)

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) administers a number of scholarships funded by the Australian Government's Department of Health and Department of Social Services. It is not necessary to be a member of the ACN to apply for these scholarships.

For more information go to the Australian College of Nursing website.

Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM)

The Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM) can provide information on other scholarships to assist Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander undergraduate nursing students.

For more information go to the CATSINaM website.

Contact the CATSINaM administrator officer at admin@catsinam.org.au or call (02) 6262 5761.

Indigenous Allied Health Australia

Indigenous Allied Health Australia can provide information on other scholarships to assist Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander undergraduate allied health students.

Email admin@iaha.com.au or call (02) 6285 1010.

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Last updated: 31 January 2017