Apply for a student grant to attend professional development events.

We offer a limited number of sponsorships for medical, nursing and allied health students to attend conferences and professional development.

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Rural Health West Annual Conference 2018

Rural Health West is offering 12 complimentary registrations for medical students and junior doctors to attend the Rural Health West Annual Conference 2018 on 24 and 25 March 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Perth. 

During the two-day conference, you will have the opportunity to listen to a range of presentations, workshops and clinical updates which will address prevention, diagnosis, treatment and recovery across a broad spectrum of mental disorders. 

To view the full conference program click here.

How to apply for a complimentary registration

In 200 words of less, please outline three conference sessions you would most like to attend and why.  RHW Annual Conference thumbnail
Download the registration form and complete all required information. 

Applications for complimentary registrations close Thursday 8 March 2018 and are to be returned to the Future Workforce Project Officer by:

Post      Rural Health West, PO Box 433, Nedlands WA 6909
Fax        08 6389 4501

Successful applications will be notified by Monday 12 March 2018. 
For further information on the complimentary registrations, please contact the Future Workforce Project Officer on 08 6389 4500.

Conference Sponsorships for Medical, Nursing and Allied Health students

Rural Health West is offering Medical, Nursing and Allied Health students currently studying at a Western Australian University the opportunity to apply for a sponsorship to attend a conference or educational workshop relevant to their study and health profession. 

Application requirements

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To apply for sponsorship students must read the conference sponsorship application guidelines, download and complete the conference sponsorship application form and return it to the Future Workforce Project Officer by close of business Friday 9 February 2018

Successful applicants will be notified by Friday 16 February 2018. For any queries please contact the Future Workforce Project Officer. 

About the sponsorships

Sponsorships are valued up to a maximum of $2,000 per applicant and can be used to contribute to the course or conference attendance/registration fee, association travel and accommodation. 

Sponsorships may be used for a conference or educational workshop being undertaken between 1 January 2018 and 30 June 2018. 

Eligibility requirements

Students must be:

  • Currently enrolled to study at one of the following Universities; Curtin University, Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University, The University of Notre Dame Fremantle, or The University of Western Australia.
  • Currently studying in a full time or part time capacity. 
  • Studying one of the disciplines listed below.

- Audiology
- Chiropractor
- Dietetics/Nutrition
- Health Science/Health Promotion
- Medicine
- Nursing and Midwifery
- Occupational therapy
- Paramedicine

- Pharmacy
- Physiotherapy
- Podiatrist
- Psychology
- Social work
- Sonography
- Speech Pathology
- Radiography

External links to scholarships for health students and health professionals

Nursing and Midwifery scholarships
Allied Health scholarships
Pharmacy scholarships

These scholarships are available to students currently studying Pharmacy.

Health Promotion scholarships

These scholarships are available to students studying health promotion.