RDA NSW Rural GPs Conference Bursary

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Applications open until 5th November 2023

Apply for an MDA National and RDANSW #RURALGPsCONFERENCE Bursary valued at $3000

Are you a prevocational doctor in your intern or post-graduate years of Medicine? If so, this limited offer bursary could be for you!

MDA National is committed to supporting our Members, including those who service rural and remote communities. We're offering the opportunity to apply for one of 2 available bursaries to prevocational doctors and registrars across New South Wales. Each bursary provides $3,000 in financial support to attend the NSW Rural GPs Conference, hosted by NSW Rural Doctors Network and the Rural Doctors' Association of NSW.

Join us from 23-26 November 2023 at the beautiful Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach.

  • 2 bursaries are available @$3,000 each
  • All applications will close on the 5th of November 2023

Application Form

Applicants are required to submit a 1-2 min. video of themselves explaining why they should receive a Bursary and what support they would like from their Medical Defence Organisation. For more information, download the form:


Information Pack and Application Form

Event Information

Event Type: Conference

Career Stages:

  • Doctors in Training
  • Others


Thursday, 23 November 2023 10:00 AM - Sunday, 26 November 2023 11:00 AM


Crowne Plaza Sydney Coogee Beach 242 Arden St Coogee New South Wales 2034



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