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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 5) or visit the FAQs page.

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Health Workforce Scholarship Program

The Health Workforce Scholarship Program (HWSP) is an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Health administered in Victoria by Rural Workforce Agency Victoria. This program 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

Health Workforce Scholarship Program For Locums

The Health Workforce Scholarship Program (HWSP) is an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Health administered in Victoria by Rural Workforce Agency Victoria. This program 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 locum 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

RWAV RECONCILIATION ACTION PLAN GRANT

A Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) is a strategic document that supports an organisation’s business plan. It includes practical actions that will drive an organisation’s contribution to reconciliation both internally and in the communities in which it operates.
Grants of up to $7,000 are available to private practices in regional Victoria (MMM3-MMM6 locations) to support
the development of their Reconciliation Action Plan and their engagement with local Aboriginal communities to improve business practices.

For: Aboriginal Health, Allied Health, General Practitioner, Medicine, Nurse
When to apply: Before registering with Reconciliation Australia.
MMM location: 3, 4, 5, 6 i

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 aims to raise awareness of the opportunities available in rural healthcare to young people.

This is a crucial step in attracting and retaining a future rural health workforce.

For: Aboriginal Health, Allied Health, Medical Intern, Medicine, Nurse, Registrar, Student
When to apply: Refer to the guidelines
MMM location: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 i
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GRANTS UPDATE: The Allied Health and Nursing Education grant is now closed for this financial year and will re-open again in the new financial year. Stay tuned for further details. Please note that all grants are subject to new guidelines after 30 June 2022.