Health Workforce QLD Scholarship Program 2020

Health Workforce Scholarship

The Health Workforce Scholarship Program (HWSP) provides scholarships and bursaries to help health professionals in remote and rural Australia retain and enhance their skills, capacity and scope of practice.


Scholarships or bursaries are available for medical, nursing/midwifery, dental, allied health and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers providing primary health care services to locations in MMM 3-7 within private practice, non-government and not-for-profit sector. 

What funding is available?

Health Workforce QLD can provide eligible health professionals with the following:
Scholarship: A payment of up to $10,000 per 12-month period can be provided for up to 24 months for a postgraduate course leading to a postgraduate qualification. For example, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Masters. 
Bursary: A payment of up to $10,000 within a 12-month period that covers the cost of training or course fees and/or cover or partially cover training related expenses, where appropriate. For example, an accredited industry conference or vocational education and training courses.
* If you apply for a scholarship or bursary by 11:59pm Tuesday, 21 April 2020 and are deemed successful, you will go into the draw to win a Samsung Galaxy 8.0 Tablet valued at $249.00. Terms and conditions apply.


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