NSW Rural Resident Medical Officer Cadetships

Purpose Rural Experience
Criteria Medical Student
Disciplines Medicine
Annual Value

$15,000

Total Value $30,000
Term of Grant Two years
Description

Funded by the NSW Health Department, applicants are invited to apply for one of twelve Cadetships to receive up to $15 000 per year for the final two years of their medical degree. To be eligible to apply, students must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident of Australia and be enrolled in their second year medical degree at the University of Sydney, Wollongong, Notre Dame or the Australian National University, third year of study at the University of Newcastle or Western Sydney or fourth year of study at the University of NSW. NSW/ACT residents studying in another state must be enrolled in their second year graduate medical degree or third last year of an undergraduate medical degree. Students must demonstrate an understanding of the realities of rural medical practice, both positive and negative, display a commitment to and interest in rural practice and lifestyle and be motivated to undertake two of their three post graduate years at NSW Rural Base Hospitals (Tamworth, Wagga Wagga, Orange, Dubbo or Albury). Each Cadet is eligible for a relocation allowance to help defray costs associated with their move to the country. NB: Cadetship recipients cannot hold a RAMUS or an MRBS at the same time. An Application Form is available to download, however if you would like a copy in word format or more information please call (02) 8337 8100. (Please note that the Cadetship is considered assessable income by the ATO. The Cadetship may also affect eligibility for the maximum value of the HECS Reimbursement Scheme).

 

Institutions University of Western Sydney
University of New England
University of Newcastle
Australian National University
Interstate Universities (check with Admin Agency)
University of Sydney (Camperdown)
University of New South Wales
University of Wollongong
University of Notre Dame
Applications Open February 2014
Applications Close 24/8/15
Administering Agency NSW Rural Doctors Network
http://www.nswrdn.com.au
PO Box 1111
Mascot NSW 1460
Phone: 02 8337 8100
Fax: 02 8337 8110 Email:
Contact Project Officer Education and Training
students@nswrdn.com.au



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