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Health Workforce Scholarship Program (HWSP) - Events

May 11, 2021

Conferences and workshops are beginning to take place again and are a great opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills.

If you are a nurse or midwife working in rural or remote Queensland, you may be entitled to receive funding from Health Workforce Queensland to assist you in attending these events.

The Health Workforce Scholarship Program (HWSP) provides scholarships and bursaries to help health professionals in remote and rural Australia retain and enhance their skills, capacity and scope of practice.

The HWSP is an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Health, administered in Queensland by Health Workforce Queensland. If you are providing services in other States or the Northern Territory, please visit Health Workforce Scholarship Program Australia website.

Scholarships or bursaries are available for medical, nursing/midwifery, dental, allied health and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers providing primary health care services in rural and remote Queensland in private practice, an Aboriginal Medical Service (AMS), Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHO) or a non-government or not-for-profit organisation.

Eligible locations:

  • Qualified health professionals providing primary health care in rural and remote locations in Queensland in a MMM 3-7 location; or
  • Qualified health professionals providing primary health care employed by an AMS and ACCHO in MMM 1-7 locations

Refer to the Health Workforce Locator to identify your MMM (Modified Monash Model) 2019 location classification.

To apply for an HWSP, you must meet the eligibility requirements. The full eligibility requirements are detailed in the Applicant Guidelines below.

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