Mental Health Nursing, Allied Health and Psychology Scholarships: Undergraduate Psychology
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The Mental Health Nursing, Allied Health and Psychology Scholarships Program is an Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care initiative. The program provides a range of scholarships for mental health nurses, allied health professionals and psychologists to undertake studies in mental health related fields.

The Undergraduate Psychology scholarship provides funding for students to undertake undergraduate psychology studies. 5% of scholarships will be prioritised to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants. 5% of scholarships will be prioritised to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants.

Applications

Applications for scholarships closed 11:59pm AEST, Monday 10 October 2022 – no late applications can be accepted. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application early December 2022.

Eligibility criteria

Funding under this scholarship is for applicants who meet the following criteria:

  • Are an Australian citizens or permanent resident
  • Are enrolled or intending to enrol in undergraduate studies in 2023
  • Are planning to progress to full registration as a psychologist working in a mental health setting.

Selection criteria

Scholarships will be awarded on the recommendation of a selection committee and will be based on how you address the following criteria:

Explain what your driving influence has been and/or motivation to study your course.

Please outline your intentions after your psychology studies. That is, are you planning to progress to full registration as a psychologist and work in a mental health setting.

The maximum limit for each question is 200 words. It is recommended that you utilise as much of this as possible.

Please note: information collected on your rurality and being of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background will be used as a selection weighting to meet workforce need.

Value of the scholarship

The maximum amount of funding is from $15,000 to $30,000 per scholarship.

Contact us

e: scholarships@acn.edu.au
t: 1800 117 262