Three Rivers UDRH Health Student Support Grant

  • Session 2 Applications closed at 09:00am 25 Mar 2020
  • Outcome Notice Date:
    1 Apr 2020
  • Available to:
    Commencing Students; Continuing Students
  • Value: $500
  • 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 purpose of this grant is to assist eligible health students with grants for Residential School costs or Course Equipment costs.


Am I Eligible?

To be eligible for this Grant you must be:

  1. studying as an active student;
  2. enrolled in one of the following courses as a Commonwealth supported student; full paying students are not eligible;
    • Bachelor of Dental Science
    • Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health)
    • Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (with specialisations)
    • Bachelor of Medical Science (Pathology)
    • Bachelor of Nursing
    • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
    • Bachelor of Oral Health (Therapy and Hygiene)
    • Bachelor of Pharmacy
    • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
    • Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine
    • Bachelor of Social Work
    • Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology
    • Graduate Diploma of Midwifery
    • Master of Clinical Psychology
    • Master of Professional Psychology
    • Master of Speech Pathology
    • Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying)
  3. an Australian citizen, a New Zealand Citizen a permanent Australian Resident or a student with an Australian permanent visa;
  4. be a member of the Rural Health Positive Rural Health Club,
  5. due to the nature of the funding of Three Rivers UDRH, this grant is only available for students who are:
    • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander living in any rural or metropolitan area of Australia, or
    • Non-Indigenous rural origin students, which is defined as five consecutive or eight accumulative years of living in a rural area (defined as Australian Statistical Geographic Standard RA2-RA5), check your address here
  6. if attending residential school, it must be at the Wagga. Albury-Wodonga, Orange or Dubbo campuses.

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.

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Session 2 applications closed at 09:00am 25 Mar 2020

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