TREES Application Process

2019 TREES applications timeline

Applications open: April 29th CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION

Applications deadline: June 17th

Successful applicants notified by: June 23rd

Interviews held: July 6

Offers of bursaries: July 12

Deadline for acceptance: July 19

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

Pre-Workshop: November 11th

Placement dates: Monday, November 18th until Friday, December 13th.

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. $400 & $200 bursaries
    • 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 endeavour to accommodate your request.

Where Can I Go?

Placement locations for 2019 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.

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