Aged Care Scholarships for Allied Health Professionals

13 September 2023

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) has opened the latest round of Aged Care Nursing and Allied Health Scholarships. The scholarships are helping to train and retain the skilled workforce needed to meet the needs of the ageing Australian population.

ACN administers these scholarships for the Australian Government via the Department of Health and Aged Care.


Four hundred scholarships are offered over three years for personal care workers and nurses, with an additional 100 scholarships for allied health professionals focusing on dementia qualifications.

Selection Criteria

Each candidate will be asked two questions about their commitment to aged care and how their studies will impact their work. Additional factors such as aged care experience, location and background may be considered in the selection process.

Scholarship Value

Each scholarship provides up to $15,000, paid per semester, to support studies in a graduate certificate, graduate diploma or masters program.


Email [email protected] or call 1800 061 660 for inquiries.

For more information

More details on the Aged Care Nursing and Allied Health Scholarships are available at the following links: