Older People’s Mental Health Scholarships

Health Education and Training Institute (HETI) offers a number of courses, including Applied Mental Health Studies. These courses are underpinned by recovery principles, with an emphasis on the application to clinical practice. From the first year, students select their preferred specialisation in mental health specialities including working with older people, children and adolescents and adults.

Scholarships of 75% of the cost of study to a maximum of $6,800 each recipient will be administered and delivered by HETI to NSW Health professionals, managers and peer workers providing mental health services for older people and their families/carers (

Students will pay the 25% outstanding fee either through the FEE-HELP scheme or their own funds.

These scholarships have been funded by Mental Health Branch (MHB) NSW Ministry of Health.

Consider this exciting new opportunity to grow your capabilities in Older Person’s Mental Health.

The scholarships will only apply to applicants who enrol in the Applied Mental Health Studies, Older Persons specialisation offered by HETI Higher Education in Semester 2, 2020 / Semester 1, 2021.

How to apply

For more information, eligibility view the Scholarship Application Guidelines