Nursing & Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme
Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (SARRAH) administers the Allied Health Streams of the Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme (NAHSSS). Funding is provided by the Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA) and this national program supports health professionals and future health professionals to train and practice in geographic and clinical areas of need.The specific objectives of the NAHSSS are to:
Undergraduate Scholarship: Provides assistance for people living in rural, remote and regional areas to study at an undergraduate or entry level. Applications open 3 September 2013.
Clinical Placement Scholarship: Provides assistance to allied health students to undertake a clinical placement, during their course of study, in rural and remote Australia. Applications open 26 August-8 October 2013.
Postgraduate Scholarship: Provides assistance for allied health professionals who provide a clinical service within Australia to enhance their skills and further develop their knowledge. Applications are open NOW.
Continuing Professional Development Scholarship: Provides assistance for practicing allied health professions to attend continuing professional development activities such as short courses and conferences to enhance their professional practice. Applications are open NOW.
Clinical Psychology Scholarship: Provides assistance for eligible applicants to gain a qualification recognised by the Australian Psychology Board as a clinical psychologist. Applications are open NOW.
Download a copy of the SARRAH Scholarship Brochure here...
Additional Scholarships for Tasmania
The application process for these additional scholarships will remain the same as for current scholarships.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
NOTE: Nurses are not eligible for the NAHSSS Scholarships administered by SARRAH. The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) administers all NAHSSS Scholarships for Nurses.
Further information can be found at ACN website.
For more information on Scholarships and Application Process:
Ph 02 6285 4960 Fx 02 6162 4094