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Health Workforce Scholarship Program Round One

March 28, 2023

What is the Health Workforce Scholarship Program?

The Health Workforce Scholarship program (HWSP) provides scholarships and bursaries up to $10,000 to help qualified health professionals in remote and rural Australia retain and enhance their skills, capacity and scope of practice.

The HWSP is available to qualified medical, nursing, midwifery, allied health, dental and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health professionals providing primary health care in rural and remote Queensland in private practice, a non-government or not-for-profit organisation within a MMM 3-7 location, or an Aboriginal Medical Service (AMS), Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHO) in a MMM 1-7 location.

The funding is there to cover the cost of training or course fees, including workshops and conferences and even postgraduate qualifications. A maximum of 2 applications per person will be considered for this round.

The Applicant Guidelines are continually updated for the program, therefore, we strongly encourage you to read through them to familiarise yourself with the new eligibility criteria and approval process.

Application Period

  • Opens: 20/02/2022 - 2/04/2022 (for courses starting on or before 30/06/2023).
  • Outcome will be issued on or before 21/04/2023.

Visit the website to view the guidelines and eligibility criteria