NSW Regional Dentistry Scholarship 2018 – applications now open

Applications for the NSW Regional Dentistry Scholarship for 2018 are now open.

The Application Form and Application Guidelines are available at http://ruralhealth.org.au/nsw-rds

Applications will close on 26 February 2018.

The NSW Regional Dentistry Scholarship aims to support a student with strong links to regional New South Wales to train for a professional dental career. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student commencing dentistry studies.

This one-year scholarship has a value of $4,800. The scholarship holder will also have access to mentoring support from an experienced dentist who is based in regional New South Wales.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be Australian citizens or permanent residents;
  • have lived in regional New South Wales for at least five years from the age of five; and
  • be commencing full time study in an accredited Australian dentistry degree in 2018.

The successful applicant will be selected on the basis of the length of time they have lived in regional New South Wales; financial need; and a demonstrated commitment to living and working in regional New South Wales.

The NSW Regional Dentistry Scholarship is supported by Senator John Williams, The Nationals Senator for New South Wales, and is administered by the National Rural Health Alliance.

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