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Scholarships to Become a Healthcare Professional

Finding University Scholarships to Become a Healthcare Professional

Our healthcare professional scholarship listing:

  • starts with university scholarships for ALL professions, including health
  • scroll down to view scholarships for specific professions.

Healthcare Professional Scholarships – ALL Professions

1. Be sure to check with each university/institution you are applying to as you may fulfil their scholarship criteria.

2. Scholarship databases – you might start by searching on Aussie Educator, or Study Work Grow, or Study Australia. There are also scholarships for indigenous students via the Indigenous Pathways Portal.

3. Your local council or community organisations or businesses may also offer scholarships.

4. The following links provide information about a number of health professions – click to see if your course is included:

5. The following links provide information about undergraduate scholarships for any tertiary study:

6. The following links are for indigenous Australian students:


Scholarships for Specific Healthcare Professions


Australian Dental Association Study Grant information page

National Rural Health Alliance – New South Wales Regional Dentistry Scholarship

Grants for Indigenous Dental Students (ADA)

Grants for Rural and Remote Dental Students



Rural Australia Medical Undergraduate Scholarship (RAMUS)

John Flynn Placement Program

Medical Insurance Group Australia Elective Grants Program

Remote Vocational Training Scheme (RVTS)

Support for Rural Specialists in Australia Funding

Rural Resident Medical Cadetship

Bush Bursary/CWA Scholarship

HETI GP in Psychiatric Medicine Scholarships

Rural Medical Trainee Scholarship



New South Wales Enrolled Nurse Scholarships

New South Wales Health Nursing & Midwifery Scholarships

Australian College of Nursing

South Australian Premier’s Nursing and Midwifery Scholarship

Department of Health Western Australia – Nursing and Midwifery Office Scholarships

Australian College of Nursing Emerging Nurse Leader Program

Edith Cavell Trust Scholarship

Lions Nurses’ Scholarship

HETI Nursing & Midwifery Undergraduate Clinical Placement Grants



Australian Psychological Society

Health Workforce Scholarship Program

Bendi Lango Initiative

Dr Tracy Westerman Indigenous Psychology Scholarship Program


This page was last updated in January 2023.


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