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To be eligible to apply for a bursary, applicants must be an emergency care clinician (nurse or doctor) from a low or lower-middle income country, as defined by the World Bank.


A strict selection process applies. The number and value of bursaries per annum is set in advance and has an annual cap.
Awarding of bursaries is based on available funding, student-mix, and a transparent, competitive selection process utilising the information provided on the application form. The awards are made entirely at the discretion of the Alfred Emergency Academic Centre Management team.

Semester 2 (July to November)
Applications to be received by 31 May in the year attending.
Semester 1 (February to May)
Applications to be received by 30 November the year preceding.

*Candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application via email within four weeks of the application deadline.

Course Commencement
Submission Date


If you have questions regarding the bursary scheme or a particular course, please contact our course coordinators via

Student Bursary Scheme

Operating Australasia’s busiest trauma centre, a major metropolitan emergency department and a community-based emergency department treating adult and paediatric patients, Alfred Health is a leader in the provision of emergency and trauma care. 


About the Scheme

The bursaries provide financial assistance to students from developing countries which enable them to participate in some of our education programs if they are unable to fund or gain sponsorship for their studies locally.

The Bursaries Provide:
  • Enrolment fee reduction of up to 50%
  • All required online learning materials
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