The Commonwealth Department of Health and The Council of Presidents of Medical Colleges have launched the Support for Rural Specialists in Australia Program to provide individual grants for rural and remote specialists to undertake continuing professional development (CPD).
The SRSA Program will build upon the successful Rural Health Continuing Education (RHCE) Stream One Program.
Funding Round 1
The key details regarding Funding Round 1 are as follows:
- Applications are now open and will close 5pm EST on 31 March 2017.
- The maximum amount of funds per individual is $10,000.00 ($2,000.00 per training day, up to five days) to support participation in CPD activities
- Eligible applicants are required to have been living and working in a rural area (ASGC-RA 2-5) for at least 12 months.
- The CPD activities will need to take place between 17 April 2017 and 28 February 2018.