ACT Health Vacation Study Program

The ACT Health Directorate Centre for Health and Medical Research is now accepting project submissions for the 2019-2020 ACT Health Vacation Study Program.

The ACT Health Vacation Study Program offers students the opportunity at the end of 2nd, 3rd and 4th year, to participate and gain experience in research at ACT Health. Students should be studying one of the following disciplines:

  • Medicine
  • Medical Science
  • Nursing and Midwifery
  • Allied Health
  • Health Economic

The program provides students with an opportunity to learn valuable research skills which is an important part of university study. This program promotes development of research skills in students which is becoming increasingly important in medical science training. 

Up to 16 funded spots will be available. Students will be paid a total of $2,500 for the six week placement. This payment will be made as a lump sum upon completion of the program, after the student has met all reporting requirements (outlined below).

All students and supervisors will be required to attend a workshop on Friday 15 November, prior to placements commencing.

At the conclusion of the placement, the students will be required to submit a project report and give a presentation on the project at a Vacation Study Program event on Friday 21 February 2020.

Project submissions

To submit a project for consideration for the 2019-2020 program, please complete the Project Summary form below.
ACT Health Vacation Study Program 2019-2020 PROJECT SUMMARY

Closing date for submissions: COB Monday 7 October 2018 – Late submissions will not be accepted

Submission email: preclinical.research@act.gov.au 

For more information

Direct enquiries to:
Cath Rollinson
Centre for Health and Medical Research
Level 6, Building 10 Canberra Hospital
Tel: (02) 5124 5257
Email: preclinical.research@act.gov.au

Page last updated on: 3 Sep 2019