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Grants

Grants

A number of grants are available for health professionals working in rural and regional Victoria. More information about the Grants is below. Any questions please see the Grant and Scholarships FAQs or email grants@rwav.com.au

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Medical Professional Development Program

The program supports the ongoing professional development and medical education of medical practitioners in rural and regional Victoria. Furthermore, the program 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. 

Download the 2019 MPD Program Guidelines

The Grant is funded by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services and administered by RWAV. 

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. 

Download the 2019 HWSP Guidelines

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. 

Download the 2019 HWSP Guidelines

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. 

Download the 2019 HWSP Guidelines

Please Note: You are required to apply for this grant before you commence the activity. You are not required to pay for the activity before you apply for grant. Evidence of the activity cost will need to be submitted with your application.

The Grant is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and administered by RWAV. 

RWAV Education Support Grant - GP FELLOWSHIP EXAM PREPARATION 

Funding is available through programs that RWAV administers for General Practitioners (GPs) 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).

Download the RWAV Education Support Grant Guidelines 2019

RURAL PRIMARY HEALTHCARE PRACTICES BUSINESS TRAINING GRANT

The grant will enable primary healthcare practice staff to access business training opportunities and improve the management of rural primary healthcare practices. This grant is funded by RWAV as part of the Australian Government Department of Health Rural Health Workforce Support program. 

Download the Rural Primary Healthcare Practices Business Training Grant Guidelines 2019/2020.

Scholarships and Grants for Students

There are a number of scholarships and grants available for undergraduate and graduate students.

CURRENTLY CLOSED

Allied Health Postgraduate Scholarship Program

Funded by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services, the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Allied Health Practitioners Grant and Scholarship Program supports rural allied health practitioners currently working in public, primary and community health services in rural Victoria to participate in education, conferences and skills development opportunities relevant to the development and provision of rural health services. The CPD for Allied Health Practitioners Grant and Scholarship Program is administered by RWAV. For more information please contact alliedworkforce@rwav.com.au

Download the 2019 Guidelines

Applications are closed for 2019/20 financial year.

The Grant is funded by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services and administered by RWAV. 

Relocation Grant

The Relocation Grant is designed to provide support to health professionals who are relocating to a priority area in rural Victoria as identified in the annual Health Workforce Needs Assessment undertaken by RWAV, and approved by the Australian Government Department of Health.

Download the 2019 Relocation Grant Guidelines

Applications are closed for 2019/20 financial year. 

Rural Allied Health Support Program (CPD)

This 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.

Due to an unprecedented level of demand, the 2019/20 funding allocation for the program is exhausted.

Download the 2019/20 Guidelines

Applications are closed for 2019/20 financial year.

The Grant is funded by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services and administered by RWAV.