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The Nursing and allied health scholarship and support scheme: allied health clinical placement scholarship (NAHSSS: Allied health clinical placement scholarship), formerly the Allied health clinical placement scholarship scheme (AHCPSS) is an Australian Government initiative to support allied health and oral health students to undertake a clinical placement in a rural or remote Australian community during their degree. It comes under the umbrella of the Nursing and allied health scholarship and support scheme (NAHSSS) funded by the Department of Health and Ageing. Applications are open to eligible students from across Australia from metropolitan, regional, rural and remote areas.
The NAHSSS: Allied health clinical placement scholarship is open to individuals studying an degree in:
Scholarship funding will be for a maximum of six weeks while the scholar is on their clinical placement.
Successful students will receive financial assistance towards travel, accommodation and living expenses, but the scholarship may not necessarily cover all costs incurred.
Eligible scholars will be enrolled full-time in an eligible allied health or oral health discipline as described above and be an Australian citizen or hold Australian Permanent Residency status. Emphasis will be placed on students in their final year/s of study.
Application details: The closing dates may vary from year to year so please refer to the information links below.
P.O Box 74
Deakin West ACT 2600
Ph: (02) 6285 4960
Ph: 1800 338 061
Fax: (02) 6162 4094