The following information relates to the Queensland Mental Health Scholarship Scheme for 2013. Scholarship recipients are eligible to receive $1,000 per subject for study completed in 2013. Consider applying for a scholarship to help support your postgraduate studies.
The following list of priorities has been identified for 2013 based on areas of future service growth and the skill needs of the workforce to support this growth, these priorities will however not be the only criteria on which applications are assessed. Everyone is encouraged to apply for a scholarship even if their work / study area is not listed below.
|Allied Health||Nursing||Specialist Mental Health Areas|
|Central Queensland||Central Queensland||Indigenous Mental Health|
|Gold Coast||Gold Coast||Child & Youth Mental Health|
|Wide Bay||Wide Bay|
|Cairns and Hinterland|
The scholarship selection process is very competitive and it is important that applicants submit the best application they can. To help applicants the assessment criteria that need to address are set out. Applicants should also be advised to familiarise themselves with the Queensland Plan for Mental Health 2007-2017 http://www.health.qld.gov.au/mentalhealth/abt_us/qpfmh/default.asp before answering the criteria.
AC1: Demonstrate your understanding of how the course you wish to undertake is identified as a priority in the Queensland Plan for Mental Health 2007-2017.
AC2: Outline how this study will:
(a) increase your capacity as a clinician
(b) enhance your professional / discipline development
(c) contribute to your health service care delivery.