The House Call Doctor Futures in Health Indigenous Scholarship

The House Call Doctor Futures in Health Indigenous Scholarship recognises the immense contributions of Indigenous Australians throughout all sectors of society. However, the scholarship also acknowledges that Indigenous health professionals remain too few, numbering an estimated 0.3% of the national healthcare workforce.

Scholarship details

Value: $5,000 approx. total

Duration: 1 Year

Availability: 1 scholarship offered

Application dates

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This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants

Areas of study:

  • Dentistry
  • Health services and support
  • Medicine
  • Nursing

At Institution:

Any in Australia

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate coursework

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Location:

  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • SA
  • QLD
  • TAS
  • VIC
  • WA

Eligibility Criteria

You must be:
18 years or older;
An Australian citizen or permanent resident;
Identify as Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander;
Be an undergraduate/ postgraduate student studying a medical/ health field at an Australian University;
Entering at least your 2nd year of study;
Can provide written documentation where required, such as a Statutory Declaration or other supporting documents.

How to Apply

Ensure you meet the eligibility criteria;
Complete the application form located on website;
Upload a Word or PDF document with your responses to the below.

Please provide a document that addresses the following Selection Criteria. Your answers can be addressed as numbered responses. Please ensure that your response is no more than 700 words.

Please outline your academic or career achievements to date. You may also wish to describe your future academic and career aspirations;
Please describe your involvement in community events, organisations or campaigns. You may also wish to highlight leadership roles that you have taken on within your community;
Please describe how The House Call Doctor Futures in Health Scholarship will impact your studies, or assist with your future career goals and aspirations.