Department of Health and Human Services (Vic) Scholarships for Victorian AOD workers to undertake the Graduate Certificate of Addictive Behaviours in 2021

18 Sep 2020

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is offering 20 scholarships to workers within the Victorian Alcohol and Other Drug sector to undertake the Graduate Certificate in Addictive Behaviours.

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is offering 20 scholarships (worth approximately $9,000 each) to workers within the Victorian Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) sector to undertake the Graduate Certificate of Addictive Behaviours.

The two (2) units in the Graduate Certificate of Addictive Behaviours provide students with a comprehensive overview of the biopsychosocial theories of addiction and evidence-based assessment, treatment, and practice. Both units are delivered online.

More information regarding the Graduate Certificate of Addictive Behaviours can be found online at the Monash University website.

This course is online, February 2021 to November 2021, and is delivered by Turning Point staff in conjunction with Monash University. The scholarships are an opportunity for workers within the Victorian AOD sector to gain access to a specialised AOD qualification at a postgraduate level.

Scholarship Information

The scholarship is valued at approximately $9,000 per person and will be limited to approximately 80% of the cost of tuition/course fees only. The applicant will be responsible for the balance which includes student fees, any costs related to computers, late enrolment fees, textbook, student services fees and other incidentals. The expected cost to the applicant is approximately $4,000 ($2000 / semester) to complete the Graduate Certificate of Addictive Behaviours in 2021. Enrolled students may be eligible for a FEE-HELP loan to pay the outstanding tuition fees.

For more information about FEE-HELP loans, please go to https://www.studyassist.gov.au/help-loans/fee-help.

Applications

The closing date for the Scholarship Expression of Interest is Friday, 6 November 2020.

Download and complete the expression of interest form