ACT Health Vacation Study Program

The ACT Health Vacation Study Program gives university students the chance to complete a 6 week research placement at Canberra Health Services or ACT Health.

The program builds the capacity of students to do high value research and aligns with the vision, mission and strategic objectives of Better Together: A strategic plan for research in the ACT health system.

Students will receive a one-off payment of $2,500 after successfully completing their placement and all reporting requirements.

Who can participate

The program is open to second, third, and fourth year students who are studying:

  • medicine
  • medical science
  • nursing and midwifery
  • allied health
  • health economics
  • epidemiology
  • biostatistics
  • value-based healthcare.

Key dates

Student applications for 2022-23 have now closed.

More information

For more information about the Vacation Study Program call 02 5124 4288 or email

Page last updated on: 8 Nov 2022