CRANAPlus and CRH scholarship

This scholarship is jointly sponsored by CRANAplus and the Centre for Remote Health. The scholarship covers all course fees for the Graduate Certificate in Remote Health Practice, offered through Flinders University. One scholarship will be awarded annually, for study to commence the following year.

The scholarship will continue for the duration of the Graduate Certificate in Remote Health Practice. The usual part time study period is 12 months; however recipients may be allowed up to 2 years to complete their course.  Inability to complete the study may incur a financial penalty

Eligibility Criteria
This scholarship is open to registered nurses, Indigenous health practitioners, allied health practitioners and medical officers.

Applicants must meet the following entry requirements of the Graduate Certificate in Remote Health Practice::

  • hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution in a health-related field.
  • the Nursing stream must have a minimum of one-year post-registration experience and must be currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Registered Nurse with no restrictions on practice.
  • the Medical stream must be either concurrently enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine at Flinders University or currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Medical Practitioner.
  • The Faculty Board may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.

Working in remote practice is desirable.

*Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

Applications open 1st February and Close 30th June annually.  To learn more about CRANAPlus and this opportunity Click Here

CRANAplus Undergraduate Remote Placement Scholarships

In addition to the professional connections, access to resources and support undergraduate students gain from CRANAplus membership, there is the possibility of being awarded an Undergraduate Remote Placement Scholarship. The scholarships offer financial assistance to support undergraduate students who are interested in working remotely, giving them the opportunity to experience a remote health setting first hand. This demonstrates the commitment of CRANAplus to the future remote health workforce.

About The Scholarships

Each year CRANAplus offers a number of scholarships. These scholarships provide financial assistance of up to $1000 per applicant, per remote placement. They can be applied to the cost of fares, accommodation and other incidental costs incurred by a student undertaking an undergraduate placement in a remote area of Australia and its external Territories.

Round One for placements from 1 January – 30 June each year- Applications open 1 Feb and close 31 May

Round Two for placements 1 July – 31 December. Applications open 1 July and Close 30 October.

November 27, 2019

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Posted by: Renae Kilmister