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The Nursing and allied health scholarship and support scheme (NAHSSS): allied health clinical placement scholarship is administered by the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) and is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.
The scholarship provides assistance to allied health students to undertake a clinical placement in rural and remote Australia during their course of study. It is offered annually and provides financial assistance for clinical placements in a variety of allied health practices including Aboriginal medical services, community and mental health care centres, aged care centres, hospitals, public or private practices or a combination of these.
Scholarship funding of up to $11,000 is available for a maximum of six weeks placement. Applicants must be enrolled in an approved/accredited course in an eligible allied health profession and be an Australian citizen or hold Australian permanent residency.
Application details: Closing dates may vary each year. Please refer to the links below for further information.
Australian College of Nursing
Ph: 1800 117 262