Allied Health Sciences

Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Research Scholarship in the Allied Health Sciences
This research scholarship, values at $27,500 per annum for each of two years, is open to graduates in any of the health sciences who have enrolled for a PhD in an Australian University and who have completed the first stage of their doctoral program.

Applications have closed for 2015

Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (SARRAH)

SARRAH administers the Allied Health Streams of the Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme (NAHSSS).  Funding is provided by the Department of Health and this national program supports health professionals and future health professionals to train and practice in geographic and clinical areas of need Visit the home pages of each scholarship for specific information about eligible professions, selection criteria, rural and remote status, the application process and the scholarship guidelines.

Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait allied health professionals are encouraged. These scholarships provide practical support at the health service delivery level.

Please contact the postgraduate team if you need any further information.
P: 1800 338 061    E:

  • Clinical Placement Scholarship:  Provides assistance to allied health students to undertake a clinical placement during their course of study in rural and remote Australia.  
    Applications for funding in 2015 are now closed.
  • Clinical Psychology Scholarship:  Provides assistance for eligible applicants to gain a qualification recognised by the Australian Psychology Board as a clinical psychologist. 
    The next round of applications are expected to open in August 2015.
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Scholarship:  Provides assistance for practicing allied health professions to attend continuing professional development activities, such as short courses and conferences, to enhance their professional practice.   
    The next round of applications are expected to open in August 2015.
  • Postgraduate Scholarship:  Provides assistance for allied health professionals who provide a clinical service within Australia to enhance their skills and further develop their knowledge.  
    The next round of applications are expected to open in August 2015.
  • Undergraduate (Entry-Level) Scholarship:  Provides assistance for people living in rural, remote and regional areas to study at an undergraduate or entry level.  
    Applications for funding in 2015 are now closed.
  • Additional Scholarships for Tasmania
    SARRAH will award additional allied health scholarships for 2014 and 2015.  These additional scholarships are for practicing Tasmanian allied health professionals to undertake postgraduate and continuing professional development courses and also for allied health students to undertake clinical placements within Tasmania.
    The application process for these additional scholarships will remain the same as for current scholarships.