SHQ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Medical Education Scholarship

SHQ recognises that to achieve health equality more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are needed in the health workforce. To work towards this SHQ would like to offer a scholarship to an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Dr and nurse per year to complete our sexual and reproductive health courses.
The scholarship is only available to clinicians that work in WA.

Scholarship details

Value: Value may vary

Duration: 1 Year

Availability: 1 scholarship offered

Application dates


Close: 30/12/2021


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Academic merit
Remote/rural students

Areas of study:

  • Medicine
  • Nursing

At Institution:

  • Other

Study level:

  • Postgraduate coursework

Study Load:

  • Part Time


  • WA

Eligibility Criteria

The scholarship is available to nurses who have at least one year post registration experience.
Drs must have their own medical indemnity insurance.
Both Drs and nurse applicants must be registered with AHPRA and work in WA.

How to Apply

Application form is available on the website.
Complete application and submit to relevant email, on submission the applicant will be informed of the date they will be informed of the outcome.

Further Information

All study to be undertaken at SHQ, 70 Roe St, Northbridge WA 6003.
Scholarship covers course only, ie theory and supervised clinical attendance. 
Value for Nurses scholarship is $2,920.50.  
Value for Drs scholarship is $3,025. 
The scholarship does not cover any other costs that may be incurred.