Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme (NAHSSS) in Australia, 2016

Applications are invited for NAHSSS Scholarship available for qualified allied health professionals including Aboriginal Health Workers to study a formal postgraduate qualification at a recognised university or institution. Funding is for a maximum of two years for full-time study or four years for part-time study. The maximum scholarship entitlement is $30,000. The scholarship can be used to pay course fees, travel and accommodation to attend on-campus sessions, books, internet connection and other resources. The application deadline is 15 October, 2015. As a part of newly announced scholarships by the Commonwealth Government, SARRAH will award 28 additional scholarships under the NAHSSS Allied Health Postgraduate Scholarship Stream in 2015 in identified areas of practice i.e. primary care, aged care, mental health as well as Indigenous Health service. The eligibility criteria, application process and funding amount for these scholarships are the same as for current scholarships noting that these additional scholarships can only be awarded to eligible applicants whose area of practice is primary care, aged care, mental health and/or indigenous health service.  Applications should be submitted online.

 The application deadline is 15 October, 2015.  Applicants will be notified via email by 30 November, 2015. The maximum scholarship entitlement is $30,000. Where the applicant has already started the course, the funding will be at a pro-rata rate for the uncompleted study component. There will be no extension of funding beyond two years at the full-time rate. The scholarship is not retrospective. The scholarship is a contribution towards the cost of undertaking continuing professional education. The scholarship can be used to pay course fees, travel and accommodation to attend on-campus sessions, books, internet connection and other resources. It is at the scholar’s discretion how scholarship funds are disbursed. Continuing confirmation of enrolment is required before the funds are granted.

Apply for top 2015 scholarships and financial aid positions before application deadlines. : SARRAH will award 28 additional scholarships under the NAHSSS Allied Health Postgraduate Scholarship Stream in 2016 in identified areas of practice i.e. primary care, aged care, mental health as well as Indigenous Health service.  Funding is for a maximum of two years for full-time study or four years for part-time study.

Scholarship Deadline:  The application deadline is 15 October, 2015.

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