Health workforce and scholarships

A list of scholarships for Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander students of, or currently studying at, universities, TAFEs or registered training organisations (RTO’s) is available through the Indigenous Scholarships Portal.

The Australian Government Health Heroes campaign encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander secondary school students to pursue a job in the health sector.

ACT Health in conjunction with the Canberra Institute of Technology sponsors two Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Enrolled Nursing Scholarships each year.

Indigenous Allied Health Australia encourages all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are interested in a career in allied health to investigate the support options available to them.

For more information please email

Page last updated on: 1 Oct 2018