Scholarship applications open for Teaching Periods 4-6, 2022

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Scholarship Applications open for Teaching Periods 4-6, 2022.

There are currently three HETI Higher Education scholarship opportunities available:

  1. Trauma and Trauma Informed Care (TIC) Scholarships
  2. Child and Youth Mental Health Services (CYMHS) Scholarships
  3. Older Persons Mental Health (OPMH) Scholarships

Eligibility, guidelines and closing dates of each scholarship are outlined below.

Trauma and Trauma Informed Care (TIC) Scholarships

These scholarships support NSW Health Mental Health Services and clinicians working with vulnerable populations to receive targeted trauma informed care training.

The scholarships have been funded by the Agency for Clinical Innovation, Mental Health Network, and are applicable for those eligible to study the Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care and Practice unit (8ALF008) at HETI Higher Education in Teaching Period 4 for 2022.

The TIC scholarship covers 75% of the cost of $885. Current recipients of other scholarships are not eligible for the TIC scholarship.

Applications close 24 June 2022

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Child and Youth Mental Health Services (CYMHS) Scholarships

For health professionals providing mental health services to infants, children, young people and their families.

The scholarships have been funded by MH-Children and Young People (MH-CYP), NSW Ministry of Health, and are applicable for those eligible to study Applied Mental Health Studies, Perinatal and Infant or Child and Youth specialisations in Semester 2, or Teaching Periods 4-6, 2022.

The CYMHS scholarship covers up to 75% of the cost of study. Students can choose from 50 hours to a maximum load of 300 hours of study as either part of the degree program (Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Masters) or as Professional Development. Noting that successful completion of any of the units as Professional Development can go towards a degree should students decide to continue with their studies.

Applications close 22 June 2022

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Older Persons Mental Health (OPMH) Scholarships

For health professionals providing mental health services to older people and their families/carers, aged care staff working within the mental health residential aged care (MH RAC) partnership services supported by NSW Health funding, and clinicians providing mental health care to older people through the Primary Health Networks.

These scholarships have been funded by Mental Health Branch (MHB), NSW Ministry of Health, and are offered to assist with educational expenses directly associated with study.

The OPMH scholarship covers up to 75% of the cost of study. Students can choose from 50 hours to a maximum load of 300 hours. The scholarships will only apply to applicants who are eligible to study Applied Mental Health Studies, Older Persons specialisation in Semester 2, or Teaching Periods 4-6, 2022.

Applications close 28 June 2022

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Applied Mental Health Studies at HETI Higher Education

Our Applied Mental Health Studies course is offered entirely online for a flexible and accessible learning experience.

From the outset students will choose a specialisation in:

Each of the links above allow you to view the units available in each specialisation.

We encourage anyone who has a passion for improving mental health and wellbeing in their area of specialisation to apply.