Greg Norris Memorial Health Scholarship

The Greg Norris Memorial Health Scholarship assists Huon Valley residents studying in the field of medicine, nursing or allied health. Scholarships of up to $5,000 are available.

Named after former Mayor Greg Norris, an advocate for improved Huon Valley health services in the early 1990s, the scholarship intends to encourage residents to obtain a health services qualification and practise in the Huon Valley.

2024 applications

To be eligible:

  • Applicants are required to show that they would find it difficult to access further education without receiving scholarship support.
  • Applicants must reside in the Huon Valley Local Government area at the time of application.
  • Preference will be given to applicants whose study may lead to a future career in rural health care.

Applications open 6 December 2023.
Applications close 29 January 2024.

For more information, phone Council (03) 6264 0322 or email


Mayor Sally Doyle with 2023 scholarship recipient Annie Redgrove

2021 scholarship recipients, Madison Casey, Maya Bakowski, Niah Hanneke, Anita Hennekam

Crystelle Vanderplas recipient of the Huon Valley Council's Greg Norris Scholarship 2022

2019 recipient, Crystelle Vanderplas. Image courtesy of UTAS.