NSW Medical Cadetship applications now open and close 8 August 2016

The NSW Rural Doctors Network is offering the following scholarships for medical students interested in a medical career in rural NSW:

  • 2017 NSW Rural Resident Medical Officer Cadetships for Indigenous Students offers up to three cadetships to Indigenous medical students interested in undertaking a medical career in rural NSW. Cadets receive a scholarship of $30,000 during the final two or three years of their degree and work for two of the first three years of their hospital training in a rural hospital in NSW.
  • 2017 NSW Rural Resident Medical Officer Cadetships offers up to 15 cadetships to medical students interested in undertaking a medical career in rural NSW. Cadets receive up to $30,000 for the final two years of their medical degree and work for two years in a rural hospital within the first three years following graduation.

For both these cadetships, rural service can be undertaken in major NSW rural hospitals including Wagga Wagga, Orange, Dubbo, Tamworth and Albury. Additional benefits include a relocation grant when moving to a rural location, attendance at RDN conferences and attendance at the annual RDN cadet weekend. Throughout this period, cadets are mentored and supported by RDN and its network of rural GPs.

The scholarships are funded by the NSW Ministry of Health.

Applications close on 8 August 2016.

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