DHCRC Emerging Digital Health Champions Scholarship
For Graduate Certificate in Digital Health students who are employed in a health care setting, and have successfully completed the required digital health credentials, worth up to $10,800.
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
- be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, an Australian permanent resident or a permanent humanitarian visa holder
- be enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Digital Health (GC191), or intend to apply for admission in Term 1, 2022
- be enrolled in GC191 in the January teaching term by 5 January 2022
- have successfully completed the following two digital health credentials:
- Digital Health Strategy and Change
- Healthcare Design
- be employed in a health care setting
- provide evidence of commitment in a workplace setting towards becoming a champion of adopting aspects of digitally enabled healthcare
Note: You may apply for this scholarship if you intend to study, or are currently studying the digital health credentials, however, the scholarship will not be fully assessed or awarded until they have been completed.
Preference will be given to:
- applicants who have attached a letter from their employer demonstrating a willingness to support them with time to study
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants and/or people working in disciplines underrepresented in digital health projects such as aged care, mental health, population health and primary care.
Complete the online application form by the application close date.
Depending on your circumstances, you will need to provide different types of evidence and material to support your scholarship application. Applications without supporting documents will not be considered.
You will need to attach:
- a curriculum vitae, no more than three pages in length
- a written letter from your employer. The letter must be on appropriate letterhead from direct supervisor, signed with designation included, date and contact details provided. The letter should include:
- their contact details
- relationship to applicant
- length of relationship
- applicant’s relevant professional experience
- the employer’s commitment to the applicant for undertaking the study
- one final project from either of the relevant completed digital health credentials (Digital Health Strategy and Change OR Healthcare Design).
It is expected that the online application will take approximately thirty minutes to complete. You will need to include a statement of no more than 500 words that details:
- why you have decided to undertake study in the Graduate Certificate in Digital Health
- how you intend to apply your learning, and
- include relevant professional experience in your statement such as:
- experience in health care and/or related leadership roles
- demonstrated commitment to adopting aspects of digitally enabled healthcare
Term 1 applications close 11:59PM on Monday 5 January 2022
No late applications will be accepted.
Notice to applicants
The scholarship application process is highly competitive with a limited number of scholarships available. Unfortunately, not all eligible applicants will receive one.
Only successful candidates will be notified via email to their RMIT student account. If you have not received an offer via email by 1 February 2022, your application has been unsuccessful.