The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Victoria is offering 20 scholarships (worth approximately $9,000 each) to workers within the Victorian Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) sector to undertake two (2) units within the Master of Addictive Behaviours and qualify for a Graduate Certificate in Addictive Behaviours. This course is online, February 2020 to November 2020, and is facilitated by Turning Point in conjunction with Monash University. 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 Information

The scholarship is valued at approximately $9,000 per person and will be limited to the cost of tuition/course fees only and the applicant will be responsible for the balance which includes student fees, any costs related to computers, late enrolment fees, textbook, student services fees and other incidentals. The expected cost to the applicant is approximately $4,000 to complete the Graduate Certificate of Addictive Behaviours in 2020.

Eligible applicants are requested to submit a curriculum vitae and a 500 word statement of purpose outlining reasons for undertaking the course and why they believe they should be awarded a scholarship.

Expression of Interest

Please complete the Scholarship Expression of Interest form available here and return to Student Administration, Michelle Iannacone via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a copy of your curriculum vitae and your 500 word statement of purpose.

The closing date for the Scholarship Expression of Interest has been extended to Wednesday 27th November 2019. 

Successful applications will be notified in writing and will be required to complete the admission process into the course via Monash University by Friday 6th December 2019.

For more information about eligibility and to register your Expression of Interest please go to: