Victorian Department of Health Scholarships for Victorian AOD workers to undertake the Graduate Certificate of Addictive Behaviours in 2024

The Victorian Department of Health (DH) is offering 20 scholarships to workers within the Victorian Alcohol and Other Drug sector to undertake the Graduate Certificate of Addictive Behaviours. 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 and Fee Information

The scholarship is valued at approximately $10,000 per person.

You will be required to pay the remaining balance of the fees (approximately $3650) Students may be eligible for a FEE-HELP loan.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be considered for a scholarship you must:

  • Currently work within a DH funded AOD agency in Victoria
  • Have worked in the AOD sector for at least two (2) years 
  • Must commit to completing the course in 2024 and paying any outstanding fee to Monash University. 

Additional selection criteria

In addition to the scholarship eligibility requirements listed above the following Monash University M4018 Graduate Certificate of Addictive Behaviours Course selection criteria must also be met:

  • English language Monash minimum: Level A, that is: IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall (no band lower than 6.0); or Pearson Test of English (Academic): score of 58 overall
  • Hold an Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in a cognate discipline with at least a pass average. *Cognate disciplines include medicine, psychology, nursing, health science, occupational therapy, social work, social and community welfare, science, policy, law, criminology, research, teaching, arts (multidisciplinary), and other health and social science

Further information found here: M4018 Graduate Certificate in Addictive Behaviours

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