Postgraduate scholarship scheme

This scheme offers scholarships in various fields of postgraduate study, particularly in areas of allied health that have known shortages. Scholarships are based on eligibility.

Scholarship winners have access to funding support for tuition fees. The level of funding given will depend on the total number of approved applicants, the total cost of requested tuition support and the available budget. Scholarships are paid through reimbursement at the end of an approved semester(s) of study.

Staff Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship scheme, you must have permanent employment with ACT Health or Calvary Public Hospital Bruce or have a continuous temporary contract for at least 12 months before the application closing date.

You must also hold an eligible allied health qualification and have a minimum of two years full-time post-qualification clinical work experience.

Course Eligibility

In addition to meeting the personal eligibility criteria, you must also prove your intended study meets the scheme’s course eligibility criteria. Course eligibility is set out in the Applicant Guidelines, noting that eligible postgraduate courses have a minimum of 6 months full-time equivalent duration.

Eligible courses are required to have a clinical, education, management and leadership and/or research related focus and must demonstrate alignment with ACT Health’s values and reform and innovation priorities.

To learn more about course eligibility, please see the Application Guidelines.

Important Information for prospective applicants

Applications for the 2018 round are now closed.

Applications for the 2019 round are expected to open in November 2018 and close in February 2019. All eligible applications will be assessed after the closing date.

A number of Information Sessions will be held prior to the scheme opening.
Contact the Chief Allied Health Office for details.

If you are a first-time applicant your attendance at one of the sessions is strongly recommended.

Prospective applicants are also encouraged to download and familiarise themselves with the Application Documents prior to attending an Information Session.  

Need More Information?

For more information, please call (02) 6205 0893 or email AlliedhealthScholarships@act.gov.au

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