Sydney Medical Program scholarships and prizes for current students

Sydney Medical School offers a wide range of scholarships and prizes to students currently enrolled in the Medical Program. Prizes are awarded by the Dean provided work is of sufficient merit. In the event of two or more students being deemed to be of equal merit, prizes may be shared.

The majority of the Medical School's prizes and scholarships are funded from Capital Preserved Trust (CPT) accounts and prize and scholarship values may vary from year to year depending on investment income.

Literary Prizes

Literary prizes are by application and awarded on the recommendation of the Head of Discipline. Applications are submitted to the relevant discipline by email only.

How to apply for literary prizes
Complete the literary prize cover sheet and submit 2 copies of your application:

  • 1 copy to include the cover sheet with full details
  • 1 copy with only your nom de plume and no cover sheet


Please ensure that 2 separate documents are attached as detailed above.

Word count: Unless otherwise specified, applications should be between 1,500 and 2,000 words.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure the Discipline receives their application by the closing date.

Addiction Medicine

Edith Collins Prize into Alcohol Abuse and Related Disorders

Re-established in 2011 by the offer of an annual donation from Reckitts.

Eligbility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in Stage 3 of the program for the best written work on research into alcohol use and related disorders. The work may be based on an Elective, Option or Honours project and may comprise a scientific paper, a research report, an essay or any other work deemed appropriate by the Drug and Alcohol Interdepartmental Committee. The work must be based on at least one of the following themes of the Sydney Medical Program: Population Medicine, Basic and Clinical Sciences or Patient and Doctor. A piece of work may only be submitted once for this prize.

Prize value: $500
The prize is awarded subject to funds being made available by the donor.

Closing date: 31 October each year

How to apply:
Submit 2 copies of your application (one copy with the literary prize cover sheet) to:

Ms Lucia Evangelista
Discipline of Addiction Medicine
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Clinical Ophthalmology and Eye Health

James and Margaret Claffy Prize in Ophthalmology
Founded in 1965 by a gift from an anonymous donor.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery for a meritorious essay (1500 words) on a topic set by the Discipline of Clinical Ophthalmology and Eye Health.

Essay topic: In Westernised societies colour vision is irrelevant for human evolution

Approximate value: $400

Closing date: 31 October each year

How to apply:
Submit 2 copies of your application (one copy with the literary prize cover sheet) to:

Dr Michele Madigan
Discipline of Clinical Ophthalmology and Eye Health
Save Sight Institute
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Paediatrics and Child Health

Douglas Cohen Prize for Paediatric Surgery
Established in 1985 by the offer of an annual donation from the Board of Management of the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children. The Prize is now sponsored by The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in the final year of the program who has completed the final year clinical rotation. The Prize is based on the best essay by any student on any aspect of paediatric surgery felt appropriate by the student (1500 to 2000 words). The essay may be based on work from a previous year and students can apply for the Prize during the paediatric block or at the completion of it..

Prize value: $150
The prize is awarded subject to funds being made available by the donor.

Closing date: 31 October each year

How to apply:
Submit 2 copies of your application (one copy with the literary prize cover sheet) to:

Ms Vikki Cheetham
Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health
The Children's Hospital at Westmead



Paediatric Health Education Prize
Established in 1984 by funds from the bequest of Mr John Paskins of St Marys who was for many years interested in child health and education.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in the final year of the program who has completed the clinical rotation in paediatrics. The Prize is based on the best essay (1500 - 2000 words) or other work (e.g. video) deemed appropriate by the Discipline by any student on any aspect of health promotion in paediatrics. The essay may be based on work from a previous year and students can apply for the Prize during the paediatric block or at the completion of it..

Approximate value: $300

Closing date: 31 Ocotber each year

How to apply:
Submit 2 copies of your application (one copy with the literary prize cover sheet) to:

Ms Vikki Cheetham
Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health
The Children's Hospital at Westmead
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Psychiatry

A T Edwards Memorial Prize
Established in 1985 following a donation of $1000 from the family of Dr Alfred Theophilus Edwards. The Prize was supplemented in 2007 with additional gifts from the family in memory of Dr Lawrence Alfred Edwards, son of Dr A.T. Edwards.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in the final year of the program for the best research dissertation as a result of an Elective Term in Psychiatry. In the event of two or more students being deemed to be of equal merit, the Prize may be shared.

Approximate value: $390

Closing date: 31 October each year

How to apply:
Submit 2 copies of your application (one copy with the literary prize cover sheet) in Word format to:

Discipline Support Officer
Discipline of Psychiatry
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T +61 2 9736 9855


Cedric Swanton Memorial Prize
Established in 1974 by the offer of an annual prize in Psychiatry by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in memory of Dr Cedric Swanton.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in Stage 3 of the program for a meritorious essay (1500 words) on a topic within the Personal and Professional Development (PPD) theme undertaken during the Psychological and Addiction Medicine Clinical Rotation.

Value: $250
The prize is awarded subject to funds being made available by the donor.

Closing date: 31 October each year

How to apply:
Submit 2 copies of your application (one copy with the literary prize cover sheet) in Word format to:

Discipline Support Officer
Discipline of Psychiatry
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T +61 2 9736 9855

Surgery

Dun Surgery Prize
Established in 1974 as the result of a bequest from the late Mrs Daphne E H Dun and the late Dr Charles W S Dun.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery for a meritorious report on an Elective Term in Surgery.

Approximate value: $125

Closing date: 31 October each year

How to apply:
Submit 2 copies of your application (one copy with the literary prize cover sheet) to:

Ms Farida Bolano
Discipline of Surgery
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T +61 2 9351 3358

Scholarships

Dean's Scholarship Fund

The Dean's Scholarship Fund was established in 2007.

The Elective Term / Independent Learning Activity Scholarship within the Dean’s Scholarship Fund was created to facilitate the international experience for students enrolled as candidates for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery to undertake an international experience. Applicants are required to demonstrate that the placement will: facilitate future career development for the applicant; build on the applicant’s interests in global health; potentially benefit the exchange institutions; potentially benefit the Australian and/or other communities; and potentially contribute to the body of scientific knowledge.

Value: Up to $3,000 each.
The number and value awarded is dependent on available funds.

Closing date: Closed for 2013


The Dean's Scholarship Fund Conference Support application form can be found here: [/current-students/costs-assistance/scholarships-prizes/DSF_application_form_2013.pdf||Application Form]]

Closing date: 04 November 2013

Elective Term Scholarships

A M Taylor Scholarships in Orthopaedic and Traumatic Surgery
Established in 2008 by the AM Taylor Trust.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery to undertake an Elective Term in orthopaedic or traumatic surgery.

Value: Up to $10,000 each

Closing date: Closed for 2013

Further information:
How to apply
Terms and conditions


Dr Carl Richard Jackson Scholarship
In 2009, the Jackson family and friends established a scholarship whereby $2,500 is available for up to two students to undertake an international placement in a South East Asian country. Currently, the designated country is Cambodia. The Dr. Carl Richard Jackson Scholarships are not restricted to the National Paediatric Hospital in Phnom Penh. The scholarships are to honour the memory of Carl Jackson, who died suddenly at 30 years of age. He was a graduate of the Sydney Medical Program and completed his placement at the Children’s Surgical Centre in Phnom Penh. Carl was profoundly influenced by his own elective in Cambodia and his family hope that the scholarships will facilitate the same opportunity for other students in the University of Sydney Medical Program.

Eligibility: two candidates for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery to undertake an Elective Term in Cambodia.

Value: Up to $2,500 each

Closing date: Closed for 2013

Further information:
Terms and conditions


John Flood Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1990 by donations made by friends of Dr John Flood of Wollongong who died in 1988.

Eligibility: the best proposal by any student in the Discipline of Pathology to undertake a short period (e.g. during an Elective Term or vacation) of research in the Discipline of Pathology in the field of Neuropathology.

Value: $2,000

Closing date: to be confirmed

Contact: Professor Jillian Kril
T +61 2 9036 7118E


The Martin William Kimmings Elective Term Scholarship
Established in 2009 by Mrs Annie Kimmings in memory of her husband.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) to undertake an Elective Term at an internationally regarded research centre or institute overseas.

Value: Up to $5,000

Closing date: Closed for 2013

Further information:
Terms and conditions


Sir Zelman Cowen Universities Fund Scholarship

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) to undertake an Elective Term at Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Hadassah Medical School

Value: $3,500

Closing date: Closed

Further information:
About the scholarship and elective term

Contact:
Sue Freedman-Levy
T +61 2 9351 6558
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Honours Scholarships - Basic and Clinical Sciences Theme

Dr Charlotte Last Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1997 in memory of the late Dr Charlotte Last (MBBS 1986). Initially established as a prize, a further donation in 2008 enabled the establishment of a scholarship.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery to undertake an Honours project in either paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, surgery or neurosciences.

2011 scholarship value: $4,300

Closing date: 31 March each year

G S Caird Scholarship No. I
Founded in 1918 by a gift from Miss Elizabeth Richardson Caird in memory of her father, George S Caird.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery to undertake an Honours project in the basic and clinical sciences. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the candidate's academic record and the merit of the proposed project, as determined by the Basic and Clinical Sciences Theme Committee.

Approximate value: $1,500

Closing date: 31 March each year

John Wait Scholarship
Founded in 1944 by a bequest from Jane Howard of Glebe.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery to undertake an Honours Program project in the preclinical sciences. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the candidate's academic record and the merit of the proposed project, as determined by the Basic and Clinical Sciences Theme Committee.

Approximate value: $4,000

Closing date: 31 March each year

Nemettallah and Kamle Habib Family Scholarship
Established in 1998 by a donation from the Habib family.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery to undertake an Honours project in cardiovascular diseases and/or stroke. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the candidate's academic record and the quality of the proposed project, as determined by the MBBS Honours Committee.

Scholarship value: $2,000

Closing date: 31 March each year

Paul Seale Scholarship
Established in 2011 with funds from the Macintosh Foundation in recognition of the contribution to medical student teaching by Professor Paul Seale.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery to undertake an Honours project in the field of infectious diseases, with a focus on those that affect the respiratory system. The field of research can be any biomedical discipline that relates to infectious diseases. Projects with a pharmacological and/or pharmacokinetic aspect will be preferred. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the candidate's academic record and the quality of the proposed project, as determined by the MBBS Honours Committee.

Scholarship value: Stipend: $5,000 Consumables: $5,000

Closing date: 31 March each year

How to apply: Students should follow the process for submitting their Honours project proposal and in addition include a letter of application for the scholarship and a CV.

Honours scholarships - Population Medicine Theme

Alexander James Scholarship
Established in 1981 by a bequest from Alexander James, MD Moscow, formerly a medical officer of the Imperial Russian Army and a well-known medical practitioner of Wollongong who was for many years interested in the treatment of asthma.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery to undertake an Honours project in Population Medicine. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the candidate's academic record and the merit of the proposed project, as determined by the Discipline of General Practice.

Approximate value: $850

Closing date: 31 March each year

G S Caird Scholarship No. II

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery to undertake an Honours project on a Population Medicine theme. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the candidate's academic record and the merit of the proposed project, as determined by the Population Medicine Theme Committee.

Approximate value: $2,000

Closing date: 31 March each year

Other scholarships

Dr John Osborne RN Scholarship
Founded in 1919 by a bequest from Mrs Kate Cunningham Moffat.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in the third year of the program and who is or has been a resident of St Paul's College. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit as determined by the Medical School. The scholarship shall be tenable for a period of two years, subject to satisfactory progress being made by the scholar as determined by Sydney Medical School.

Value: $1,500

Closing date: Closed for 2013

Contact: Ms Jane Root
T +61 2 9114 1201
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The Nicholas Catchlove Scholarship
The Nicholas Catchlove Scholarship was established in 2010 on receipt of a generous donation by Dr Barry Catchlove. The scholarship will provide financial support to currently enrolled international students (Stage Three (Year 3 or 4 only) who demonstrate financial need, to assist with travel expenses to complete a Core or Specialty Block in their home country. A total amount of $5000 will be available annually.

Eligibility: International students who are currently enrolled in Stage Three (Year 3 or 4) of the Sydney Medical Program and who have shown satisfactory progress in all aspects of the SMP will be eligible to apply.

Closing date: Closed for 2013

Further information and application form:

See also scholarships for Indigenous students

Merit prizes

Merit prizes are awarded based on academic results and do not require an application. Where applicable, they are ordered by discipline.



Joye Prize in Medicine
Established in 2008 by an annual donation from the Joye family to recognise outstanding performance in the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

Eligibility: awarded annually on the recommendation of the Honours Examination Committee to the Medical Program medallist(s)

Prize value: $7,000 (the award will be shared equally if there is more than one medallist)


Iain Buzzard Dunlop Memorial Prize
Established in 2004 following a donation of $22,000 from the family of Iain Buzzard Dunlop and supplemented by the family in 2008.

Eligibility: a student who graduates with the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with Honours and is the second-ranked Honours student for that year.

Prize value: $1,500


Dean's Prize for Research
Established in 2009 from the Dean's Scholarship Fund.

Eligibility: candidates for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with the highest performance and best Honours project in each of the following areas:
1. Research in Basic Sciences
2. Research in Clinical Sciences
3. Research in Public Health.

Prize value: $500 each


Arthur Edward Mills Graduation Prize
Established in 1940 by a gift from Mrs Helen Mills for a prize in memory of her husband.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery for the most meritorious performance in the final examinations of the program.

Approximate value: $3,900


Dagmar Berne Prize
Founded in 1915 by a gift from Mrs Berne of Haberfield as a memorial to her daughter, Dagmar Berne, the first female student of the Faculty.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery for proficiency in the final barrier examinations.

Approximate value: $150


George Allan Prize
Established in 1952 by a gift from Mrs M M Allan to provide an annual prize in memory of her husband, Dr George Allan, MD ChM Aberdeen

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery for proficiency in the final year of the program.

Approximate value: $350


John Harris Scholarship
Founded in 1887 by a gift from John Harris, then Mayor of Sydney.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery for proficiency in the subjects of the second year medical examinations.

Approximate value: $3,300


Renwick Prize
Established in 1877 by a gift from the Honourable Sir Arthur Renwick, BA MD.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery for proficiency in the Stage 2 barrier examinations.

Approximate value: $4,300


Robert Scot Skirving Memorial Prize
Established in 1957 by a gift from the NSW Branch of the British Medical Association to commemorate the services rendered to the medical profession in NSW by Dr Robert Scot Skirving.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery for the best aggregate performance in the Medical and Surgery barriers at the final degree exam.

Approximate value: $150


Les Irwig School of Public Health Prize
Established in 2013 in honour of Professor Les Irwig.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with the highest performance in the Evidence-Based Medicine components of the first two years of the Medical Program inclusive of an EBM project.

Value: $500

Anaesthesia

The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists Prize
Established in 2008 by the offer of an annual donation from the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in the final year of the program for the highest score on the Critical Care paper.

Prize value: Book voucher to the value of $500 and certificate

Anatomy and Histology

A M Loewenthal Prize
The Prize was established in 1925 by a donation from Mr A M Loewenthal.

Eligibility: the best practical work by a student in Anatomy (including Histology & Embryology), the nature of such practical work to be determined by the Head of School in consultation with the head of the discipline of Anatomy & Histology.

Approximate value: $200

Contact: Mr Marcus Robinson
T +61 2 9351 2816
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John and Lillian Frances Laycock Memorial Prize
Established in 2008 by a donation from Dr John Laycock in memory of his parents.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery enrolled in Stage 3 for the best dissection undertaken during the Anatomy Option.

Approximate value: $1,000


J L Shellshear Memorial Prize for Surgical Anatomy
Founded in 1959 by a gift from Professor N W G Macintosh and Dr G Bell.

Eligibility: a student in Sydney Medical School for proficiency in practical Anatomy.

Approximate value: $180


Professor John Irvine Hunter Prize
Established in 1990 by a bequest from the late Mrs Dorothy Elizabeth Fuller in recognition of Professor John Hunter's distinction in both classical and research anatomy.

Eligibility: best prosection of the head and neck and/or brain by a student.

Approximate value: $4,000

Contact: Mr Marcus Robinson
T +61 2 9351 2816
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Wolfe Solomon Brown Prize
Established in 1956 by a bequest from the estate of Mrs Alice Edith Harris.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery who makes the best contribution to the Wilson Museum of Anatomy during his or her tenure of the Prosectorship.

Approximate value: $1,500

Biochemistry

McMahon Tennent Prize for Biochemistry
Founded in 1952 by a bequest from the estate of Marion Margaret Hamilton McMahon Tennent.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in the final year of the program for the highest performance and best Honours project in Biochemistry.

Approximate value: $300

General Practice

AMA Prize in General Practice
Originally established in 1936 by the British Medical Association (NSW Branch) as the Robert H Todd Memorial Prize.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery for a 1000 word case report incorporating an evidence-based appraisal of the care of a patient seen in general practice during the Community Term placement.

Value: $500
This prize is awarded subject to funding being made available by the donor.

Infectious Diseases

Joint Semmelweis and Harold Alfred Waldron Memorial Prize in Clinical Infectious Diseases
The Semmelweis Prize was established in 1991 by a donation from the Hungarian University Students' Association to establish a prize in memory of Ignac Philipp Semmelweis (1818-1865), sometime Professor of Obstetrics at the Medical University of Budapest. The Harold Alfred Waldron Memorial Prize was founded in 1938 by a gift from Mrs H Markham and Mr F D'Arcy Williams, in memory of Harold Alfred Waldron.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery for the best performance in clinical infectious diseases.

Approximate value: $700

Medicine

Harold John Ritchie Memorial Prize for Clinical Medicine
Established in 1955 by a gift from Mrs E L Atkinson in memory of her brother, Dr H J Ritchie.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in the final year of the program for the best performance in Clinical Medicine.

Approximate value: $700


Harry J Clayton Memorial Prize for Medicine and Clinical Medicine
Founded in 1929 by a gift from relatives and friends of Harry John Clayton, MB ChM, who was for seven years Medical Superintendent of the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Tutor in Medicine from 1922 to 1928.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery for proficiency in Medicine and Clinical Medicine at the final degree examination.

Approximate value: $870


Jan Coppleson Memorial Prize for Cancer Medicine
Established in 1984 by Mrs Ann Yard in memory of Jan Coppleson.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery for proficiency in cancer medicine.

Approximate prize value: $1,000


Professor C R B Blackburn Prize for Medicine RPAH
Established in 2010 in honour of Professor C R B Blackburn, through donations from the Central Clinical School and the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at RPAH, CCS, who performs best in year 4 assessment in Medicine.

Value: $300

Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology

A Hing Memorial Prize in Gynaecology
Founded in 1965 by a gift from Dr Sydney Hing to provide an annual prize in memory of his father, Mr Albert Hing.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in the final year of the program for the best overall performance in Gynaecology.

Approximate value: $250


Dame Constance D'Arcy Memorial Prize in Gynaecology
Established in 1952 by a gift from the Riviere College Old Girls' Union.

Eligibility: a female candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in the final year of the program for the best overall performance in Gynaecology.

Prize: Certificate


Dr Grace Cuthbert Browne Prize in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Established in 1990 by a gift from Miss Kathleen Commins in memory of Dr Grace Cuthbert Browne.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in the final year of the program for the best overall performance in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Approximate value: $2,000


Mabel Elizabeth Leaver Memorial Prize in Obstetrics
Established in 1955 by a gift from Dr H Leaver to provide an annual prize in memory of his wife, Mabel Elizabeth Leaver.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in the final year of the program for the best overall performance in Obstetrics.

Approximate value: $700


RANZCOG Women’s Health Award
Established in 2005 by the offer of an annual donation from The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in the final year of the program for the best Honours project in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Value: $500
This prize is awarded subject to funds being made available by the donor.

Paediatrics

The Children's Hospital at Westmead Medical Staff Council Prize in Paediatrics
Established in 1998 by an offer of an annual donation from the Medical Staff Council of the Children's Hospital at Westmead.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery judged, upon graduation, to be the most proficient in the Child and Adolescent Health specialty block.

Value: $300
The prize is awarded subject to funds being made available by the donor.

Pathology

A D Gillies Memorial Prize
Established in 1942 by a gift from the relatives of Dr A D Gillies.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in Stage 1 for the best performance in Pathology.

Approximatevalue: $150


Parkinson Memorial Prize
Founded in 1910 by a gift from subscribers to a memorial of Thomas Carlyle Parkinson, MB ChM, who died at the Lister Institute from plague pneumonia while engaged in research upon bubonic plague.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in Stage 2 for proficiency in Pathology.

Approximate value: $650

Physiology

Dr H G Chapman Prize
Founded in 1930 by a gift from Dr H G Chapman for a prize for original research in Physiology in continuation of similar prizes awarded by him during his tenure of the Chair of Physiology.

Eligibility: a fourth year student in Sydney Medical School or the Faculty of Science for the best essay with original research (ie Honours thesis) in Physiology.

Approximate value: $750

Psychiatry

Campbell Kordick Memorial Prize
Established in 1988 by donations from members of the Discipline of Psychiatry and friends to preserve the memory of Campbell Kordick.

Eligibility: the candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery for meritorious performance in Psychiatry.

Approximate value: $150


The Dr F Norton Manning Memorial Prize
Established in 1907 by a gift from the subscribers to a memorial for Dr F Norton Manning.

Eligibility: the candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery for the best performance in Psychiatry.

Approximate value: $410


P J V Beumont Prize
Established in 2001 from donations by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd and members of the Discipline of Psychological Medicine in honour of Professor P J V Beumont who was Head of the Discipline for 25 years. The purpose of the award is to promote excellence in research in Psychological Medicine.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in the final year of the program for the highest performance and best Honours project in Psychiatry.

Value: $1,000 plus certificate and medal

Surgery

Hinder Memorial Prize
Founded in 1918 by a gift from subscribers to a memorial of Henry Vincent Critchley Hinder, MB ChM, for twelve years Lecturer in Clinical Surgery.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in the final year of the program for the highest performance and best Honours project in Clinical Surgery.

Approximate value: $450


Joint Sidney B Clipsham and William Henry and Eliza Alice Sharp Prize in Surgery
The Sidney B Clipsham Memorial Prize in Operative Surgery was founded in 1913 by a gift from class members and lecturers as a memorial of Sidney Bowker Clipsham who died in the fourth year of his medical course. The William Henry and Eliza Alice Sharp Prize in Surgery was established in 1938 by a bequest from Dr W A Ramsay Sharp (for many years a tutor in surgery at Sydney Hospital) in memory of his father and mother.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in the final year of the program who obtains the highest marks in overall examinations in Surgery.

Approximate value: $650


K C T Rawle 104 ACCS Association Prize
Established in 1981 by a donation from the members of the Association of the 104th Australian Casualty Clearing Station in memory of Kenneth Charles Trineman Rawle, OBE ED, MB ChM, FRCS FRACS FRACGP.

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery for proficiency in Clinical Surgery.

Approximate value: $480


Sir John Loewenthal Prize
Established in 1981 by donations from the surgeons of the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in memory of Professor Sir John Loewenthal CMG ED, MS Melb. MB BS, FRCS FRACS FACS HonFACS HonFRCSEd Hon FCS(SA).

Eligibility: a candidate for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (Central) Clinical School in the final year of the program for the best performance in Surgery.

Approximate value: $400