Sydney Medical School scholarships and awards

Find out more about scholarships and prizes available from Sydney Medical School including:


See also:

• our Research pages for funding including Summer Research scholarships

Open Awards

Dr Bernard Lake Award
The Dr Bernard Lake Award is cash prize for the publication, in a peer-reviewed journal, of significant original work undertaken in Australia in one of the following fields: holistic medicine, complementary medicine, exercise rehabilitation, nutriceuticals, aromatherapy and multi-disciplinary whole-patient approach to medical problems.

Provided there is work of sufficient merit, the prize may be awarded annually by the Dean of Sydney Medical School. The prize is awarded subject to there being sufficient funds available from the bequest.

Eligibility: the best paper published in any of the above fields in the previous two calendar years. If the applicant is not the first author, the application must include a statement from all co-authors that the paper is principally the work of the applicant.

Value: $1,400

Closing date: 15 November 2013

Application form
Conditions of award


Vernon Barling Memorial Fellowship
Established in 1981 by colleagues of Eric Vernon Barling, MBE, MB BS, FRCS FRACS FACS, who died in a motor car accident in 1978 after having been for many years a clinical teacher in the Department of Surgery of the University.

The object of the Fellowship is to assist young surgeons in Australia who wish to undertake further clinical surgical training overseas prior to taking up hospital appointments in Australia.

Value: Up to $1,500 is available to assist with travel and/or living expenses.

Further information:
Ms Ancella Cheung
Project Officer, Sydney Medical School
Email: ancella.cheung@sydney.edu.au

Conditions of award

Closing date: to be confirmed

How to apply: Applicants should submit a recent curriculum vitae, an outline of the proposed overseas research training program as well as copies of invitations from the overseas institution/s the applicant intends to visit to Ms Cheung, preferably electronically.