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NSW Rural Allied Health Clinical Placement Grants

Application status:   OPEN
Open from:                6 July 2018 to 14 September 2018
NSW Rural Allied Health Clinical Placement Grants provide financial assistance to both rural and urban allied health students with the travel and accommodation costs of rural clinical placements

Placement grants of up to $750 (or $1,000 for placements at Broken Hill) are offered each semester. Grants are awarded on the basis of the duration of the placement and the cost of travel associated with accessing the placement.

Priority will be given to students who have not previously received a NSW Rural Allied Health Clinical Placement Grant, though past grant recipients may apply.

Eligible area

The term “rural” refers to areas covered by rural Local Health Districts:

  • Far West
  • Western NSW
  • Northern NSW
  • Mid North Coast
  • Murrumbidgee
  • Southern NSW
  • Hunter New England (excluding: Cessnock, Maitland, Port Stephens, Newcastle, and Lake Macquarie LGA)
  • Illawarra Shoalhaven (excluding: Kiama, and Shellharbour LGA)
  • Nepean Blue Mountains (Lithgow LGA only)

Local Health Districts map

When to apply

Semester 1: Applications open on 29 January 2018 and close on 6 April 2018 for placements starting no earlier than 1 November 2017 and finishing no later than 31 July 2018.

Semester 2: Applications open on 6 July 2018 and close on Friday 14 September 2018 for placements starting no earlier than 1 May 2018 and finishing no later than 31 January 2019.

Related documents

Rural Allied Health Clinical Placement Grant - Guidelines Application - Semester 2 2018

Contact

For further enquiries about this grant please contact the Scholarship Coordinator:

T:  02 9844 6570
E:  HETI-scholarships@health.nsw.gov.au