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Support for Rural Specialists in Australia – Individual Specialists CPD Grant

August 14, 2018

Rural and remote Fellows are invited to apply for the Support for Rural Specialists in Australia (SRSA) Funding Round 3 Individual Specialist Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Grant help to support course / workshop registration fees, flights and accommodation.

The following medical practitioners are eligible to apply for SRSA funding:

  • Fellow of a Specialist Medical College* (SMC) or their Faculty;
  • Staff specialist;
  • Specialist practitioner in an Area of Need position; or
  • International Medical Graduates undertaking SMC College requirements for specialist recognition via the Australian Medical Council Specialist Assessment Pathway;

Individual CPD grant applications will be assessed against the following selection criteria:

  • Demonstration of identified need at ‘local’ level with respect to identified healthcare needs in context of individual educational needs.
  • Location; rural and remote focus.
  • Demonstration of appropriate educational principles to enable key knowledge/skills attainment and transfer.
  • Ability to integrate learning to a wider context and to demonstrate sustainable changes in practice.
  • Relative ‘cost effectiveness’ / ‘value’.
  • Ability to reduce isolation.
  • Demonstrated hardship or difficulty in participating in approved CPD activities.

For more information on SRSA funding or to apply, head to   

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