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RWAV has grants available for rural and regional Victorian health professionals. Our grants are designed to help you achieve your career goals including relocation, professional development and postgraduate education.

Grants currently open for applications are below. To view which grants are applicable to you, select your profession, course status, sector (private, public or Aboriginal health) and postcode and press search.

If you would like more information on RWAV grants, get in touch with us now or phone 03 9349 7800 (Option 4) or visit the FAQs page.

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The GP Fellowship Exam Preparation 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).
This grant is only available to doctors on the Rural Locum Relief Program (RLRP) working in Modified Monash Model (MMM) 2 locations.

Applications need to be made and the funding approved BEFORE the exam preparation training has commenced as retrospective costs are not payable.

Please note this grant closes on 31 December and won't reopen again.

For: General Practitioner
When to apply: Refer to guidelines
MMM location: 2 i

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 Government and administered by RWAV.

For: General Practitioner, GP Registrar, Medical Intern
When to apply: Applied after completion of the course
MMM location: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 i

East Gippsland Trust Fund Grant

The East Gippsland Trust Fund Grant provides funding for general practices to support their GPs to improve patient care and health status in the East Gippsland region.

For: General Practitioner
When to apply: Refer to guidelines
MMM location: 4, 5 i

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: Allied Health, General Practitioner, GP Registrar, Nurse
When to apply: Apply before your course commences
MMM location: 3, 4, 5, 6 i
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