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NSW Rural Resident Medical Officer Cadetship for Indigenous Medical Students

Purpose Rural experience
Criteria Indigenous student
Medical student
Disciplines Medicine
Annual Value


Total Value $30,000
Term of Grant Two years
Description Applications for the 2020 have open and will close 5pm 5 August 2019 AEST.

Funded by the NSW Health Department, applicants are invited to apply for a Cadetship to receive up to $30 000 for their final two or three years of university. 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 first or second year medical degree at the University of Sydney, Wollongong, Notre Dame or Macquarie University, second or third year of study at the University of Newcastle, New England, NSW or Western Sydney University or fourth year of study at the University of NSW. 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. Please find the application form and more information on: www.nswrdn.com.au/cadetship (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
Interstate Universities (check with Admin Agency)
University of Sydney (Camperdown)
Australian National University
University of Notre Dame
University of New South Wales
University of Wollongong
Macquarie University
University of Western Sydney
University of Western Sydney
University of Newcastle
Applications Open Now open
Applications Close 5/8/19
Administering Agency NSW Rural Doctors Network
PO Box 1111
Mascot NSW 1460
Phone: 02 8337 8100
Fax: 02 8337 8110 Email:
Contact Project Officer Education and Training

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