Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) 2018 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Scholarship


As a commitment under their national Reconciliation Action Plan 2016-18, and in an effort to grow an appropriate and skilled rural health workforce, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) will provide financial support through scholarships to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander health students to undertake a clinical placement in a remote and rural Australia.

Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) will administer the $10,000 allied health-specific scholarship funding pool to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health students who are IAHA full student members to undertake a remote or rural clinical placement of at least four weeks’ duration.

The scholarships will contribute to the cost of travel and accommodation in undertaking the clinical placement.

Applications close Monday, 27 August 2018

Please click here to view the RFDS 2018 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Scholarships guidelines for the application which outlines: 

  • What the successful applicant will be required to do
  • Who can apply
  • Application process
  • Selection process
  • Terms and Conditions

Further information is available by contacting IAHA on (02) 6285 1010. Click here for further information about the RFDS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health scholarships more broadly.

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