Postgraduate scholarships

Listed below are the details of University of Sydney and Sydney Medical School scholarships directly relevant to our research and coursework students in surgery. Please note that not all scholarships are offered in any one year.


The John Brooke Moore Scholarship

Background

This scholarship was established in 1979 by a bequest from Moira Brooke Moore in memory of her father Dr John Brooke Moore. This Scholarship is available to coursework and research postgraduate surgery students at the Sydney Medical School.

Eligibility Criteria
  1. This Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled in studies in one of the following degrees in the Sydney Medical School at the University of Sydney.
    - Master of Surgery by Coursework
    - Master of Surgery by Research,
    - Master of Philosophy, or
    - Doctor of Philosophy.
  2. Applicants enrolling in postgraduate research degrees must conduct research into surgery.
  3. Applicants must be a graduate of the Sydney Medical School, at the University of Sydney.
  4. Applicants must be an Australian citizen, Australian Permanent resident or New Zealand citizen.
Selection Criteria
  1. The Scholarship will be awarded to a postgraduate coursework student on the basis of:
    - academic merit, and
    - the applicant displaying an aptitude for surgery and a likelihood of devoting themselves to the learning of surgery and the furthering of knowledge in that subject.
  2. The Scholarship will be awarded to a postgraduate research student on the basis of:
    - academic merit,
    - area of study and research proposal,
    - previous research experience, and
    - the applicant displaying an aptitude for surgery and a likelihood of devoting themselves to the learning of surgery and the furthering of knowledge in that subject.
  3. Preference will be given to full-time applicants.
  4. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship by the Dean of the Sydney Medical School at the University of Sydney, and the Professor of Surgery, Sydney Medical School at the University of Sydney.
Value and Duration

For Postgraduate Coursework Students: The Scholarship is valued at $25,000 per annum and is tenable for one year only.

For Postgraduate Research Students: A successful full time recipient of this Scholarship will be provided with an annual stipend allowance of $40,000 per annum for up to one year, subject to satisfactory academic performance.

A successful Research Masters recipient may be eligible for an extension for up to one year pending the availability of funds.

A successful PhD recipient may be eligible for an extension for up to two years pending the availability of funds.

A successful part-time recipient will be provided with a stipend allowance determined by the selection committee.

Further Information

Terms and Conditions

Open Date: APPLY NOW

Close Date: 28 February 2018 at 11:59pm


John Keith Chandler Scholarship

The scholarship was established in 2003 by a bequest from Bruce Veness Chandler in honour of his father, John Keith Chandler, in order to support study of any aspect of varicose veins and its associated problems, especially varicose ulcers and varicose eczema. Research to promote the healing of other external ulcers would fall within the ambit of this fund.

The scholarship shall be awarded on the basis of academic merit and appropriateness of the proposed program of research. The scholarship may only be awarded to an applicant who is admitted to candidature for a higher degree by research in Sydney Medical School and who enrols accordingly.

The scholarship shall be valued at the same rate as the Australian Postgraduate Award. A relocation allowance and a thesis allowance are payable in line with Australian Postgraduate Award entitlements.

Further information: Terms and conditions.
How to apply: Contact the Sydney Medical School for further information and application procedures.


Sir John Loewenthal Scholarship

Background

This scholarship was established in 2008 by a gift from Professor John Wong in memory of Professor Sir John Loewenthal.

Eligibility Criteria
  1. This Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled in studies in one of the following degrees in the Sydney Medical School at the University of Sydney.
    - Master of Surgery by Coursework
    - Master of Surgery by Research,
    - Master of Philosophy, or
    - Doctor of Philosophy.
  2. Applicants must be an Australian citizen, Australian Permanent resident or citizens of New Zealand or Hong Kong.
Value and Duration

For Postgraduate Coursework Students: The Scholarship is valued at $20,000 per annum and is tenable for one year only.

For Postgraduate Research Students: The Scholarship will provide a stipend allowance of $20,000 per annum for up to one year, subject to satisfactory academic performance.

Further information

Terms and Conditions

Open Date: APPLY NOW

Close Date: 28 February 2018 at 11:59pm


Myee Codrington Scholarship in Microsurgery

The Myee Codrington Scholarship was established in 2006 to support research into the advancement of the use of microsurgery in clinical medicine.

The scholarship is valued at $35,000 per annum (tax exempt).

Further information: Terms and conditions
How to apply: Please contact Professor Richard Allen for information on how to apply (02 9515 5416 or .


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 shall be to assist young surgeons in Australia who wish to undertake further clinical surgical training overseas prior to taking up hospital appointments in Australia. Preference will be given to those applicants without sufficient means to undertake clinical surgical training overseas. The Fellowship shall be tenable for one year only and will be awarded as funds are available.

Further information: Application procedures and closing dates are available from the Sydney Medical School.