HMF702 Scholarship 2014

HMF702 Healthy and Sustainable Agricultural Communities,

14th July 2014 – 10th October 2014

Scholarship Applications close June 9th, 2014

Please note scholarship applications have now closed.

The National Centre for Farmer Health provides a limited number of scholarships to financially assist students to undertake further study in Agricultural Health and Medicine. If you work (or have aspirations to work) in agriculture, public health, health promotion, social work, policy, nursing and/or medicine in rural and remote areas then this unit will appeal to you.

Healthy and Sustainable Agricultural Communities (HMF702) is a postgraduate level unit offered through Deakin University School of Medicine and is a core unit of the Graduate Certificate of Agricultural Health and Medicine (H522).  Running from 14th July – 10th October, 2014, HMF702 can also be undertaken as a single professional development unit as, or an elective in a number of postgraduate courses. HMF702 is completed entirely online.

HMF702 looks closely at how living in a rural and remote community impacts on the determinants of health. The curriculum has been specifically developed to be relevant to health, policy, social work, medicine, veterinary and agricultural professionals working with or in rural or remote communities.

The scholarships are valued at $800. 

Selection criteria
Preference will be given to applicants who are enrolled in the Graduate Certificate of Agricultural Health and Medicine (H522) for 2014 and/or 2014/15, do not have access to financial support from either their workplace or other funding agencies and are living or working in rural and remote areas, and those who work and live on farms.

How to apply

Please note scholarship applications have now closed.

Further information

For more information on this unit, the topics covered or on the application process, please contact the Course Chair

Clinical Associate Professor Susan Brumby
Email :
Phone (03) 5551 8533
PO Box 283
Hamilton, Victoria, 3300

Dr. Jacquie Cotton
Phone: (03) 5551 8533