TREES Application Process

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2020 TREES applications timeline

Applications open: July 6th

Applications deadline: July 20th

Interviews held: Week of July 20th

Offers of placement: August 13th

Deadline for acceptance: August 21st

Second round offers (if applicable) will take place after this date

Placement dates: Monday, November 23rd until December 4th.

What does a TREE Scholar receive?

  1. Rural Placement Package
    • The UQ Rural Clinical School will arrange a location, preceptor and accommodation
    • For many sites, accommodation is provided without cost to the student
  2. A Pre-Elective Workshop
    • Students are briefed on what to expect on their rural electives and are given the opportunity to perfect their procedural skills
  3. A limited number of bursaries are available.
  4. Support from the TROHPIQ TREES organisers in any logistical or support concerns available
    • Contact the Vice President or Scholarships/Bursaries Officer

If there is a particular rural / regional location you wish to complete your placement, please note this on your application and we will endeavor to accommodate your request.

Where Can I Go?

Placement locations for 2020 include:

  • Beaudesert
  • Blackbutt
  • Boonah
  • Dalby
  • Emerald
  • Esk
  • Gayndah
  • Goondiwindi
  • Kilcoy
  • Kingaroy
  • Miles
  • Roma
  • St George
  • Texas
  • Theodore
  • Yeppoon

All applications are processed by the TROHPIQ TREES organisers and the TROHPIQ Executive. Applicants are then selected for an informal interview based upon:

How are TREEs Applicants Selected?

  • Interest in rural and remote health (past, present and future)
  • Previous involvement with TROHPIQ / rural communities

Priority is given to domestic students; however International / Oschner students are encouraged to apply.

You must be a TROHPIQ member to apply.

The short-listed applicants will then attend a 10 minutes interview, conducted by the TROHPIQ President, Vice President and Scholarships/Bursaries Officer.

Successful applicants will be expected to:
• Attend the chosen rural placement for 2 weeks beginning 23rd November 2020
• Submit a report on elective experience by 22nd December 2020
Either:
1. A written report, maximum 500 words with photos
2. A short video (max 5 minutes)

Please read through the 2019 Elective Only Contract and the 2019 Elective Plus Bursary Contract before applying. Click here to apply. 

For more information please contact scholarship@trohpiq.org

Featured photo by Fiona Edwards