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University Scholarships

University scholarships for 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. There are also scholarships for indigenous students via the Indigenous Scholarships 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:


University scholarships for specific 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



Bonded Medical Places Scheme

Rural Australia Medical Undergraduate Scholarship (RAMUS)

John Flynn Placement Program

Medshop Australia Student Scholarship Program

Medical Insurance Group Australia – elective grants program

Remote Vocational Training Scheme (RVTS)

Support for Rural Specialists in Australia Funding

General Practice Rural Incentives Program

Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (awards and prizes)

Cowra Country Women’s Association Medical Education Grant

Rural Resident Medical Cadetship

Bush Bursary/CWA Scholarship

HETI GP in Psychiatric Medicine 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 Undergraduate Clinical Placement Grants



Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme (ATSIPSS)

Rural Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme (RPSS)

Intern Incentive Allowance for Rural Pharmacies

Rural Intern Training Allowance

Rural Pharmacy Student Placement Allowance



Australian Psychological Society

Health Workforce Scholarship Program

Indigenous Psychology Student Congress Attendance Scholarship


This page was last updated in March 2019.


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