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RWAV GP Fellowship Exam Grant

The RWAV Education Support Grant supports General Practitioners to access education and resources to facilitate preparation towards gaining Fellowship of either the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) or the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM).

For: General Practitioner

Health Workforce Scholarship Program

The Health Workforce Scholarship Program (HWSP) is an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Health and is designed to improve access to services needed in remote and rural areas across Australia by supporting an increase in skills, capacity and/or scope of practice. The HWSP provides professional development support to health professionals in rural, regional and remote Australia.

For: General Practitioner, GP Registrar, Allied Health, Nurse

Medical Professional Development Program

The Medical Professional Development Program (MPD) supports the ongoing professional development and medical education of medical practitioners in rural and regional Victoria. MPD also aims to encourage trainee doctors to complete rural and regional placements by providing access to professional development subsidies. The MPD is funded by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services and administered by RWAV.

For: General Practitioner, GP Registrar, Medical Intern

Rural Allied Health Support Program - CPD

The Rural Allied Health Support Program supports rural allied health practitioners working in public, primary and community health services in rural and regional Victoria to access educational and professional development opportunities. This grant is administered in competitive rounds. This grant is currently closed. Round 4 will open 1 February 2021 for applications of courses between 1 April to 30 June 2021.

For: Allied Health

RWAV Allied Health Education Grant

The RWAV Allied Health Education Grant supports allied health practitioners currently working in a private health service in rural Victoria to participate in education, conferences and skills development opportunities that are relevant to the development and provision of rural health and meet the needs of the community.

For: Allied Health

RWAV Rural Clinical Placement Grant

The RWAV Rural Clinical Placement Grants support medical, nursing and allied health students to undertake placements in regional or rural Victoria.

For: Student

RWAV Rural Practice Training Grant

The Rural Practice Training Grant is aimed at improving the viability of rural health practices by support an increase in business management skills. The grant enables eligible practice managers and staff working in primary healthcare practices to access business training opportunities to improve the management of their practice.

For: Administration

Allied Health Postgraduate Scholarship Program

The Allied Health Postgraduate Scholarship Program supports rural allied health practitioners working in public, primary and community health services in rural and regional Victoria to access educational opportunities. This grant is administered in competitive rounds and forms part of the Rural Allied Health Support Program. The RWAV Allied Health Postgraduate Scholarship Program will open for applications on 1 November 2020 and close on 31 January 2021.

For: Allied Health

Student Cultural Safety Training Grant

To encourage the future health workforce of Victoria to engage in opportunities that will increase their knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, RWAV are partnering with the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) to fund the cost of Cultural Safety Training session attendance.

For: Student

RWAV Allied Health Incentive Grant

The RWAV Allied Health Incentive Grant is designed to support allied health professionals who are relocating to a Victorian priority area to access relocation support. Priority areas are identified as areas of need outlined in the annual RWAV Health Workforce Needs Assessment and approved by the Australian Government Department of Health. Please refer to the grant guidelines for the Priority Locations Matrix.

For: Allied Health

RWAV Rural Ambassador Student Grant

The RWAV Rural Ambassador Student Grant aims to enhance opportunities for students interested in rural health to participate in or lead events and activities that promote rural health. The grant aspires to raise awareness of the opportunities available in rural healthcare to young people. This is a crucial step in attracting and retaining the future rural health workforce.

For: Student

UCAT Exam Preparation Grant

The UCAT Exam Preparation Grant is to give high school students in year 11 or 12 living in Victorian rural and regional priority areas, as indicated by the RWAV 2020 Needs Assessment, the opportunity to participate in preparation classes for the University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT). In partnership with MedEntry, RWAV are offering grants that will cover the two-day UCAT preparation workshops that will run as interactive, livestream, online events in 2021. Successful applicants will also have access to MedEntry’s online resources well in advance of the workshop.

For: Student