GPRA Northern Territory
Regional and Remote Scholarship

This new, annual scholarship is for prospective NT-based GP registrars who demonstrate a strong commitment to further specialised training in remote locations (MMM6-7) within the NT.

This scholarship is awarded annually to a GP registrar who has demonstrated:

  • The importance of developing cultural competence through language, connectedness, kinship and spirit, to further support community challenges in remote health service delivery.
  • A commitment to NT remote primary healthcare via training in remote communities.

This scholarship supports GP Registrars to connect with the community to develop cultural competence, understand remote health service delivery, community culture and challenges in rural and remote locations.

Eligibility Criteria
  • At time of application, nominee will be enrolled in the Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) Program training program outside of the NT, and be applying for a NT training placement from 2024/2025

  • Nominee must demonstrate commitment to continue working in primary care services for a minimum of 12 months in remote locations (MMM6-7) after the first year of Scholarship being awarded

  • Evidence nominees’ relocation to the NT will meet the relevant College training requirements, and will be deemed an active placement under the AGPT

  • Hold registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

  • Willingness to participate in key NT GPRA-based initiatives/forums from time to time

  • Nominee must not have received any other scholarships (from other research, government, profit and not-for-profit entities) in the past six months.

Scholarship Value

Two (2) $20,000 scholarships awarded to up to two (2) GP Registrars over a two-year period.

Payment Structure

Two (2) payments of $10,000 will be made upon completion of two (2) terms under each relevant College.

Application dates

Applications open: 8:00 am, 12 February 2024

Applications close: 4:00 pm, 28 March 2024