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Financial Support

The UniSA Department of Rural Health can provide the following financial support to domestic allied health and nursing students undertaking a rural placement in South Australia for a period of two (2) weeks or greater.

Accommodation Support Payment
Travel Support Payment
Conference Support Payment
Outreach Support Payment for Accommodation

Accommodation and travel support payments are in line with the RA code of the placement town.

RA 2 Inner Regional = $100 per week
RA3 Outer Regional = $150 per week
RA4 Remote = $200 per week
RA5 Very Remote = $250 per week

For placements of eight (8) consecutive weeks or longer, students can apply for a Placement Support Payment.

Support for alternative accommodation is also available depending on the situation.

UniSA domestic students can apply for a placement grant via the UniSA scholarships page. This grant is available for placements of greater than four (4) weeks and is separate from the DRH.

There a number of other scholarship options available to assist with studies. More information can be found on the scholarships page.

Students not enrolled at UniSA should check with their own university or training organisation for additional scholarship information.

For further information please contact DRHStudents@unisa.edu.au