ACT Health Vacation Study Program

Student Applications for 2017-18 Program open 19 October

The ACT Health vacation study program offers students the opportunity at the end of 2nd, 3rd and 4th year, to participate and gain experience in research at ACT Health. Students should be studying one of the following disciplines:

  • Medicine

  • Medical Science

  • Nursing and Midwifery

  • Allied Health

The program provides students with an opportunity to learn valuable research skills which is an important part of university study. This program promotes development of research skills in students which is becoming increasingly important in medical science training. The Research Office will administer this process.

The ACT Heath Office of Research will be funding up to 15 placements in the 2017-18 program. Students will be paid a total of $2,500 for the 6 week placements ($833 per fortnight). At the conclusion of the placement, the students will be required to submit a project report and give a presentation on the project at Vacation Study Program morning tea event at the end of February 2018.

Vacation Program Period and Closing Date for Applications

The program will run for a six week period during the university summer vacation. Successful applicants will be required to:

  • Complete ACT Health essential education prior to commencing their projects

  • Complete a project summary report and presentation at the end of their study period.

Closing Date: 5pm, Thursday 2 November 2017

Project Summaries

Students are invited to apply for a specific project from the project summaries listed below.

2017-18 Projects

Project summaries will be available on Thursday 19 October.

How to Apply

Your application should contain:

Contact Us

Direct enquiries to:
Cath Rollinson ACT Health Research Office, Level 6, Building 10 Canberra Hospital
Tel: (02) 6174 5257
Email: preclinical.research@act.gov.au