Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme

There will be no new NAHSSS scholarships for 2018.  

If you are a current scholarship recipient and require information about your obligations please click on the appropriate scholarship stream below or contact SARRAH through respective e-mail addresses or contact us on freecall 1800 338 061, or 02 6285 4960. 

  1. Postgraduate
  2. Undergraduate (Entry-Level)
  3. Clinical Psychology
  4. Continuing Professional Development
  5. Clinical Placement

Health Workforce Scholarship Program Details

The Rural Workforce Agency Network, has announced the opening of applications for the new Health Workforce Scholarship Program.

The Scholarship Program is intended to improve the access to services needed in remote and rural areas across Australia by supporting an increase in skills, capacity and scope of practice for medical, nursing and allied health professionals working in primary health care. The Rural Workforce Agency Network will deliver the Scholarship Program in each state and the Northern Territory.

To be eligible for the Scholarship Program applicants must meet the following criteria:

  •  Health professionals in the fields of medicine, nursing or allied health, including Aboriginal Health Workers.
  •  Provide services or intend to provide services to MMM 3-7 locations.
  •  Not be employed solely by the State Government.

Applications for the Scholarship Program opened Monday 20 November, 2017 and will close on Wednesday 20 December, 2017, with further national calls for applications will occur each year.

Each Rural Workforce Agency will accept and manage applications for health professionals within their state or territory. Interested applicants are asked to visit the website of the Rural Workforce Agency relevant to your current location to view further information regarding the Scholarship Program, eligibility criteria and contact details.

Websites for each Rural Workforce Agency are listed below:

New South Wales - Rural Doctors Network NSW
Victoria - Rural Workforce Agency Victoria
Tasmania - HR+
South Australia - Rural Doctors Workforce Agency
Western Australia - Rural Health West
Northern Territory - NTPHN
Queensland - Health Workforce Queensland

For information on other scholarships click here