Scholarships and grants

Students wishing to undertake a rural placement with the University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health may be eligible for scholarships and grants to help with their studies and living costs.

The information provided below is intended to point you in the right direction. We recommend that you independently research your scholarship and grant options or contact us for the most up-to-date information.

University of Newcastle Betty Josephine Fyffe Rural Health Scholarships

Through the generous bequest of Betty Fyffe, a range of scholarships are available for health students from rural and remote areas. There are three scholarships covering allied health, rural equity and medical excellence.

Health Education and Training scholarships

Scholarships and grants offered by HETI aim to provide equal access to education in areas of need. Allied health and medicine students may be eligible for support to help cover costs associated with clinical placement, workplace learning and rural traineeships.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.