Health Workforce Scholarship Program

The Health Workforce Scholarship Program (HWSP) is available for eligible health professionals looking to upskill their skills and services up to the value of $10,000 per year for up to two years.

This is available for:

  • eligible medical, nursing and allied health professionals
  • who are servicing, or planning to service rural areas in Tasmania categorised by the Modified Monash Model (MMM) 3-7.
  • who are not solely employed by the Tasmanian government

Rural Generalist Pathway Scholarship 2023

The Rural Generalist Pathway Scholarship (RGPS) is available for 5th year University of Tasmania medical students looking to start their career as a rural generalist or rural general practitioner up to the value of $15,000 over three years.

This is available for medical students who:

  • are Australian or New Zealand citizens or permanent residents
  • are due to graduate from the University of Tasmania School of Medicine in 2023
  • have applied for an internship in North or Northwest Tasmanian Health Service Hospitals
  • agree to complete a rural placement during the internship year
  • agree to complete a rural placement during the RMO year

Rural Generalist Advanced Skills Support Program

The Rural Generalist Advanced Skills Support program (RGASS) is an initiative of the Tasmanian Rural Generalist Pathway to support rural GPs and RGs to provide advance skills in their rural communities.

If you are a Rural GP (or GP Registrar) or Rural Generalist who is undertaking advanced or extended skills training that is not eligible for the procedural grant we can support you with up to $3,000 to complete this.