NSW Rural Resident Indigenous Medical Officer Cadetships

Successful applicants receive a scholarship of $30,000 during their degree. In return, they agree to undertake two of the first three years of their hospital training in an eligible NSW rural hospital. Cadets receive a relocation grant when moving to a rural location.

Successful applicants also receive subsidised attendance at Rural Doctors Network conferences and the annual RDN cadet weekend, as well as mentoring and support from the RDN.


Administered by the NSW Rural Doctors Network (RDN), on behalf of the NSW Ministry of Health


There are two eligibility pathways as an Indigenous Cadet. Please visit the RDN website to view the detailed eligibility criteria.