Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (SARRAH) are pleased to announce the following scholarships round for 2014-15. Funded by the Department of Health and Ageing, these scholarships support Allied Health Professionals that provide a clinical service within Australia. Visit the home pages of each scholarship for specific information about eligible professions, selection criteria, rural and remote status, the application process and the scholarship guidelines.

Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait allied health professionals are encouraged. These scholarships provide practical support at the health service delivery level.

Please contact the postgraduate team if you need any further information.
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Undergraduate Scholarship

The Undergraduate Scholarship provides assistance for people living in rural, remote and regional areas to study at an undergraduate or entry level.

Applications for 2014 are now closed.

Postgraduate Scholarship

The Postgraduate Scholarship enhances the skills and knowledge of allied health professionals who provide a clinical service within Australia.  Study at the graduate certificate, graduate diploma and masters level is eligible. 

Provides assistance for allied health professionals who provide a clinical service within Australia to enhance their skills and further develop their knowledge.

Applications will open 6 August 2014

Clinical Psychology Scholarship

The Clinical Psychology Scholarship assists eligible applicants gain a qualification recognised by the Psychology Board of Australia as a clinical psychologist.  This scholarship is limited to those who have secured candidature in an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) course at the Masters or Professional Doctorate level in the area of clinical psychology.

Applications will open 6 August 2014

Clinical Placements Scholarship

The Clinical Placements Scholarship support allied health students to undertake a clinical placement, during their course of study, in a rural or remote Australian community within an ASGC-RA rating between 2-5.

Applications for 2014 are now closed.

Continuing Professional Development Scholarship

The Continuing Professional Development Scholarship support practicing allied health professions to attend continuing professional development activities such as short courses and conferences to enhance their professional practice.  The scholarship is offered twice per calendar year.

Applications will open on 2 April 2014 for CPD Activities taking place from 1 July to 31 December 2014.

Additional Scholarships for Tasmania

As part of the newly announced Tasmanian health package, SARRAH will award additional allied health scholarships for 2013 and 2014. These additional scholarships are for practicing Tasmanian allied health professionals to undertake postgraduate and continuing professional development courses and also for allied health students to undertake clinical placements within Tasmania.

The application process for these additional scholarships will remain the same as for current scholarships listed above.