The 2021-22 budget measure – Growing a Skilled and High Quality Workforce to Care for Senior Australians, announced $26.154 million to invest in and grow a skilled aged care workforce, which will provide high quality care to senior Australians.
These scholarships will allow for up to 400 additional scholarships per year for three years, for personal care workers and nurses to complete qualifications. There will be up to 100 allied health scholarships per year for up to three years, which will be for allied health professionals to focus on dementia related qualifications.
Read more below for more information on each Aged Care Scholarship opportunity and how to apply:
Applications are now open and will close at 11:59pm AEST, Thursday 5 May 2022.