The Lucy Falkiner Fellowship

The Lucy Falkiner Fellowship is awarded annually to a graduate of Sydney Medical School to study at the Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York.

The award was made possible through a bequest made to the Columbia Presbyterian Hospital by the late Mrs Lucy F Falkiner, a founding member of the Sydney Medical School Foundation Women's Committee.

How to apply

Medical Graduates of the University of Sydney who wish to undertake postgraduate study or research in medicine at the Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York are invited to apply for the 2018 Lucy F Falkiner Fellowship.

The Lucy F Falkiner Fellowship award of $US8,000 is available for up to 3 months study/research undertaken at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in 2018.

Applications for the Lucy F Falkiner Fellowship should be in the form of an application as provided in the Guidelines for Applicants document. Applicants should also download and review the Grant Conditions and Reporting Requirements documents prior to submitting an application.

Applications are to include the following information/attachments:

  • An outline of the study/research program to be undertaken during your stay at the Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, NY. Include the aim of the program and identify new skills/knowledge that will be acquired during your stay (max 2 pages).
  • A letter from a senior member of the Faculty at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, NY confirming sponsorship for your study/research program, stating the period of your stay at the Hospital.
  • A letter from your Head of School at the University of Sydney supporting your application.
  • A copy of your curriculum vitae.

Applicants must be graduates of Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney.

Applications close Friday 17 August 2018

Please email applications to:

Applications will be assessed by Sydney Medical School's Scientific Advisory Committee for recommendation to the Foundation's Council.

Lucy Falkiner Fellowship recipients


Dr Rebecca Saunderson 2017
Not awarded 2016
Dr Keyvan Karimigalougahi 2015
Associate Professor Euan Tovey 2014
Dr Katherine Kearney 2013
Not awarded 2012
Dr Joel Negin 2011
Professor John Rasko 2010
Ms Emily Gregory-Roberts 2009
Dr Andrew Moran 2008
Professor Stephen Leeder 2007
Dr Allan Young 2006
Not awarded 2005
Dr Euan Tovey 2004
Dr Kathy Wu 2003
Dr Kathy Wu 2002