Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme

SARRAH Scholarship Information


PLEASE NOTE: SARRAH no longer offers scholarships for the NAHSSS or any other scheme.

The information below is for Current or completing scholars only

If you require information about your current scholarship obligations please click on the appropriate scholarship stream below or contact the SARRAH office by email or on 1800 338 061, or 02 6285 4960. 

  1. Postgraduate
  2. Undergraduate (Entry-Level)
  3. Clinical Psychology
  4. Continuing Professional Development - this program is now completed
  5. Clinical Placement - this program is now completed

External Scholarships

Health Workforce Scholarship Program

The Rural Workforce Agency Network, has announced the opening of applications for the new Health Workforce Scholarship Program.

The Scholarship Program is intended to improve the access to services needed in remote and rural areas across Australia by supporting an increase in skills, capacity and scope of practice for medical, nursing and allied health professionals working in primary health care. The Rural Workforce Agency Network will deliver the Scholarship Program in each state and the Northern Territory.

To be eligible for the Scholarship Program applicants must meet the following criteria:

  •  Health professionals in the fields of medicine, nursing or allied health, including Aboriginal Health Workers.
  •  Provide services or intend to provide services to MMM 3-7 locations.
  •  Not be employed solely by the State Government.

Each Rural Workforce Agency is responsible for the timing of scholarship rounds and will manage applications for health professionals within their state or territory. Interested applicants are invited to visit the website of the Rural Workforce Agency relevant to your current location to view further information regarding the Scholarship Program, eligibility criteria and contact details. Links to the website of each Rural Workforce Agency are listed below:

New South Wales - Rural Doctors Network NSW
Victoria - Rural Workforce Agency Victoria
Tasmania - HR+
South Australia - Rural Doctors Workforce Agency
Western Australia - Rural Health West
Northern Territory - NTPHN
Queensland - Health Workforce Queensland