SYDNEY MEDICAL SCHOOL

Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships

Elective Term Scholarships


Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships

Sydney Medical School Summer Research Scholarships

Background:

This Scholarship has been established by the Sydney Medical School to provide financial support to students who are conducting a Summer Research Project at the University of Sydney.

Open to:

 Applicants are required to be enrolled full-time at an Australian University at the time of application in either an/a:

 

I. undergraduate degree,

II. Doctor of Medicine or equivalent,

III. Doctor of Dental Medicine or equivalent, or

IV. Juris Doctor or equivalent.

 

Applicants must be willing to conduct research full-time in one of the identified summer research projects available at the Sydney Medical School or Sydney Dental School. For the purpose of this Scholarship full-time is defined as 35 hours per week.
Value and duration: The Scholarship is valued at $2,400 and is tenable for a period of eight weeks.
Opening Date: Closed
Closing Date: Closed
Read More: Terms and Conditions

The Rabbi Brasch Bursary

Background:

Established in 2018, this Bursary has been generously donated by Liselotte Brasch to assist students whom are studying medicine at the University of Sydney through the Doctor of Medicine (MD) or equivalent course.

Open to: To be eligible for the Bursary, applicants must be commencing in a Doctor of Medicine (MD) at the University of Sydney.
Value and Duration:
  • The Bursary is valued at $25,500 per annum and is tenable full-time for the duration of the Doctor of Medicine (4 years).
  • The Bursary will be paid as a stipend to students on a fortnightly basis.
  • The value of the Bursary will be indexed at the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rate on 1 January each year.
Further Information: Terms and Conditions

Dean's Scholarship Fund Conference Grant

Background:

Established in 2007, this Scholarship assists currently enrolled students in the Doctor of Medicine in the University of Sydney School of Medicine to present their research at a national or international conference.
Open to:

Applicants must be currently enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine and must have satisfactorily completed at least one year of study at the time of application.

Applicants must be enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine at the time of the conference.

Applicants must present their own work at the conference. 

The conference presentation must include research that was conducted primarily whilst enrolled at Sydney Medical School.

Value: The Scholarship value will be determined by the Head of School and Dean or delegate.
Opens:  Closed
Closes:  Closed
Conditions:  Read more

Peter and Suzanne Davidson Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2015, this Scholarship has been generously donated by a gift from Peter Davidson in memory of his wife Suzanne to assist students within the Sydney Medical School at the University of Sydney.
Open to:

Applicants must be currently enrolled in a Doctor of Medicine at the Sydney Medical School at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must be completing the third year of their Doctor of Medicine.

Applicants must have demonstrated an interest in and understanding of general practice and community primary care.

Value:

The Scholarship is valued at $7,000 and is tenable for one year only (fourth year of the Doctor of Medicine degree).

Application form:

Closed

Closes:

Closed

Further Information: Scholarship Flyer and Terms and Conditions

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

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.
  4. 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
Opening Date: 1 January 2019 at 12:00am
Closing Date: 28 February 2019 at 11:59pm


Elective Term Scholarships

Dean's Elective Term Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2007, the scholarships was established to facilitate the international Elective Term experience in students enrolled in either the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or the Doctor of Medicine (MD).

Open to: Applicants must be enrolled full-time in one of the following degrees at the University of Sydney:
 
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, or
  • Doctor of Medicine

Applicants must be undertaking an Elective Term overseas with a minimum duration of four weeks.

 

Applicants who have previously received funding for travel related to the Sydney Medical School degree in which they are enrolled are not eligible for this Scholarship.

Value:

The value of the Scholarship is dependent on the location and duration of the Elective Term, and will be determined by the Sydney Medical School.

The maximum value of this Scholarship will be $3000 per successful recipient.

Duration:  4 - 8 weeks
Further Information: Terms and Conditions

Douglas and Margaret Saunders Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2014, this Scholarship was established to facilitate the international Elective Term experience for students enrolled in either the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery or the Doctor of Medicine, and in particular for students wishing to complete their Elective Term in Zambia.

Open to: Applicants must be enrolled full-time in one of the following degrees at the University of Sydney:
 
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, or
  • Doctor of Medicine

Applicants must be undertaking an Elective Term in Zambia for 8 weeks.

 

Applicants who have previously received funding for travel related to the Sydney Medical School degree in which they are enrolled are not eligible for this Scholarship.

Value:

The maximum value of this Scholarship will be $2500 per successful recipient for the Elective Term Period only.

Duration:  8 weeks
Further Information: Terms and Conditions

Dr Carl Richard Jackson Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2009 in memory of Dr. Carl Richard Jackson (MBBS 2007), by his parents, family and friends, to enable candidates for the degree Doctor of Medicine (MD) to undertake an Elective Term in a nominated country.

The nominated country for 2018 is Cambodia

Open to: Applicants must be Australian citizens.

Applicants must be enrolled full-time in one of the following degrees at the University of Sydney:

 
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, or
  • Doctor of Medicine

Applicants must be undertaking an Elective Term in Cambodia for a minimum duration of four weeks.

 

Applicants who have previously received funding for travel related to the Sydney Medical School degree in which they are enrolled are not eligible for this Scholarship.

Value:

The maximum value of this Scholarship will be $3500 per successful recipient for the Elective Term Period only.

Duration:  4 - 8 weeks
Further Information: Scholarship Overview
Letter from the Donor
Terms and Conditions

Technion Exchange Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2007, this Scholarship was established to facilitate the international Elective Term experience for students enrolled in either the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery or Doctor of Medicine.

Open to: Applicants must be enrolled full-time in one of the following degrees at the University of Sydney:
 
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, or
  • Doctor of Medicine

Applicants must be undertaking an Elective Term at Technion - Israel Institute of Technology for a minimum duration of four weeks.

Value:

The maximum value of this Scholarship will be $5000 per successful recipient for the Elective Term Period only.

Duration:  4 - 8 weeks
Further Information: Terms and Conditions

Professor John Beveridge Elective Term Medical Scholarship

Background: Established in 2015, this Scholarship was generously donated by David and Bernadette Smith to provide financial assistance to candidates in need who are studying the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree at the University of Sydney to undertake an Elective Term outside of the Sydney Metropolitan area or internationally.
Open to:

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

 

I. be an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident,

II.be currently enrolled in Stage 3 and Year 3 of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at the University of Sydney, and

III. have been accepted to undertake an Elective Term outside of the Sydney Metropolitan area or in another country.

Value: The Scholarship is valued at $3,000 and is tenable for the Elective Term period only.
Opens: Closed
Closes: Closed
Read More: Terms and Conditions

Vietnam Elective Term Scholarship

Background:

This scholarship is funded through a collaboration by the Sydney Medical School Foundation and the Hoc Mai Australia-Vietnam Medical Foundation, to assist students with travel expenses for an Elective Term placement in Vietnam.

Open to:

Applicants must be currently enrolled in Stage 3 and Year 3 of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at the University of Sydney.

 

Applicants must be undertaking a clinical placement in an Elective Term in Vietnam.
Value: The Scholarship is valued at $3,000 and is tenable for the Elective Term period only.
Opens: Closed
Closes: Closed
Read More: Terms and Conditions

The Julia and Francis Miller Family, Medical Elective Term Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2017, this Scholarship has been generously donated by Miss Patricia Will to assist students who wish to undertake an Elective Term in the area of infectious diseases and/or medical care in developing countries.

Open to:

Applicants must be currently enrolled in Stage 3 and Year 3 of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at the University of Sydney.

 

Applicants must be undertaking an Elective Term in the area of infectious diseases and/or medical care in a developing country.

Value:

The Scholarship is valued at $2,500 and is tenable for the Elective Term only.

Opens: Closed
Closes: Closed
Read More: Terms and Conditions

Dr Ann Formaz-Preston Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2017, this Scholarship has been generously donated in the memory of Dr Ann Formaz-Preston to assist students studying the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree at the University of Sydney to undertake an Elective Term overseas.

Dr Ann Formaz-Preston, MBBS 2014, was a member of the inaugural intake of 12 medical students into the Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School.  Dr Formaz-Preston was a highly regarded and much loved international student who tragically lost her life in a cycling accident in 2016.  At graduation, she was the winner of both the Marie Bashir Prize for Academic Proficiency and the John Glenton Watson Memorial Prize for Leadership and Good Fellowship throughout the Medical Program.
Open to:

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

a. be enrolled in Stage 3 and Year 3 in the Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at the University of Sydney,

b. be based at the Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School,

c. have been accepted to undertake an Elective Term overseas,

d. have had the proposed elective plan approved by the Head of the Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical.

Value: The Scholarship is valued at up to $2,000 and is tenable for the Elective Term only.
Opens: Apply Here
Closes: 16 November 2018 at 5:00PM
Read More: Terms and Conditions