Three Rivers University Department of Rural Health UDRH Placement Grant

  • Applications open
  • The current round of applications close on:
  • The next round of applications open on:
  • Outcome Notice Dates:
    • 29 Aug 2019
    • 27 Sep 2019
    • 29 Oct 2019
    • 29 Nov 2019
  • Available to:
    Commencing Students; Continuing Students
  • Value: $200 per week for the first 5 weeks then $100 per week up to a maximum of $3000
  • Duration: one off payment

The Three Rivers University Department of Rural Health UDRH is a key initiative in the Commonwealth Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program. The objective of this program is to improve the recruitment and retention of nursing, midwifery, allied health and dentistry professionals and in rural and remote Australia. Three Rivers UDRH aims to support more health student to live, study and work in regional Australia.


“The 2019 Three Rivers UDRH Placement Grant will close on 2nd December 2019. Eligible students who have placements commencing in 2019 should apply for the Grant prior to the closing date.

Students who have placements commencing in 2020 should apply when the Grant re-opens early next year. Please monitor the website for advice of the 2020 Grant opening date.

Note: The 2019 Three Rivers UDRH Placement Grant Guidelines are subject to review and the Eligibility Criteria may change in 2020.”

Am I Eligible?

To be eligible for this Grant you must be:

  1. studying as an active student;
  2. enrolled in one of the eligible courses at CSU;
  3. a commencing or continuing student. Continuing students must have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0 or higher. (GPA less than 4.0 refer to point 7 special circumstances in the grant guidelines).
  4. an Australian citizen, a New Zealand Citizen a permanent Australian Resident or a student with an Australian permanent visa;
  5. travelling over 80km (one way) from: (a) your place of residence during university session and (b) your home/origin address to Professional Placement located within the Three Rivers UDRH Footprint (check your postcode). Placements are to be undertaken with external providers only - students undertaking their placement in a CSU supported clinic are deemed ineligible.
  6. enrolled in a subject for which Professional Placement attendance is compulsory, the clinical practical component of the placement must be a minimum of 28 hours per week over 2 or more consecutive weeks

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I have another scholarship/grant?

If you are receiving any other scholarship or grant for the purpose of relocating or accommodation you may not be eligible for this scholarship.

Can I submit a late application?

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered

Can I save my application and then finish it at a later date?

Yes you can, as long as you log back in and submit your application before the closing date. 

What if I didn't receive the email receipt?

It might take up to 24 hours for your email receipt to come through.
Have you checked your spam or junk mail folder?
Did you provide the correct email address?

If you still haven't received the receipt after 24 hours, send an email to quoting the application number, your name and student ID.

When will I find out if I was successful?

An email notification will be sent by the outcome notice date, as advertised on the website.

If I am successful when and how do I get paid?

Payments will be made be EFT to your nominated bank account or in some cases onto your student account or by voucher.

How do I register my bank details with CSU?

Register your bank details with CSU via online administration.

What if my circumstances have changed from what I put on my application form?

You must notify the CSU Scholarship Office immediately by emailing Upon receipt of details regarding a change in circumstances, CSU may reassess your eligibility.

Will I receive a scholarship/grant if I meet all of the eligibility criteria?

CSU receives a high volume of applications for scholarships and Grants, meeting the eligibility criteria does not guarantee applicants a scholarship offer.

Do I need to submit the PPEG or UDRH Placement form if I have confirmed my placement in InPlace?

No, If your correct details are confirmed in InPlace.

Forms and Documents

    Download and save any forms you require for your application.

How to Apply


Applications are OPEN and will close at 04:00pm 3 Dec 2019


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