HOPE4HEALTH is pleased to announce our new rural initiative, Bush Bursary, which will provide selected Griffith University medical students with a $500 bursary to support them on their voluntary rural summer placement.

HOPE4HEALTH has teamed up with QRME and HWQ to provide this invaluable experience. Please apply for your observership first through QRME here: https://www.qrme.org.au/medical-students/rural-summer-observership.html

Eligibility
Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- HOPE4HEALTH financial member
- Currently enrolled as a year 1 or 2 medical student at Griffith University
- Domestic or international student
- 4-week summer rural placement confirmation received prior to Bush Bursary application
- Summer rural placement must occur between November 2018 and January 2019
- Funding for the same purpose must not have been received from any other source
- JFPP scholars are ineligible to apply

Terms and Conditions
Successful Bush Bursary applicants are required to:
- Provide written confirmation of placement from QRME
- Submit a 500-word report and 1-2 photos following their rural placement for use in HOPE4HEALTH publications
- Submit their student attendance record of placement hours completed
- Note: Students not honouring their commitment to undertake a 4-week rural summer placement are required to pay back all money granted

Application Process
Applications for the HOPE4HEALTH Bush Bursary must be submitted by 20 September 2018 via this form
Short listed candidates may be invited to attend an interview.
Successful applicants will be notified by October 2018.

HOPE4HEALTH would like to thank Health Workforce Queensland and Queensland Rural Medical Education for their generous sponsorship of this new initiative.