SYDNEY MEDICAL SCHOOL

Doctor of Medicine (MD) Scholarships

MD Elective Term Scholarships

Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships


Doctor of Medicine (MD) Scholarships

Graduating Year of 1969 Scholarship for an MD Student

Background:

This Scholarship was established in 2019 to provide assistance to students studying the Doctor of Medicine at the University of Sydney.

Open to:

Applicants must be commencing the Doctor of Medicine at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen, or Australian Permanent Resident.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need.

Value:

The Scholarship is valued at $6,000 per annum and is tenable for four years.

The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.

Opens: Apply Now
Closes: 31 August 2019 at 11.59 PM
Read More: Terms and Conditions

Graduating Year of 1978 Scholarship for Doctor of Medicine (MD) Students

Background:

Established in 2017, this Scholarship is funded by donations from the Graduating Year of 1978 of the Sydney Medical School to assist students commencing a Doctor of Medicine (MD) at the University of Sydney.

Open to:

Applicants must be commencing a Doctor of Medicine at the Sydney Medical School at the University of Sydney.

Value: The Scholarship is valued at $10,000 per annum and is tenable for up to 4 years, subject to satisfactory progression.
Apply Now: Closed
Closing Date: Closed
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Herbert and Valmae Freilich Scholarship for Indigenous Australian Medical Students

Background:

Established in 2006 following gifts by Herbert and Valmae Freilich, this Scholarship provides financial assistance to Indigenous students studying the Doctor of Medicine (MD) at the University of Sydney.

Open to:

This Scholarship is offered subject to applicants having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled full-time in the Doctor of Medicine program at the Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney.

Applicants must be of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identity.


Applicants must be able to demonstrate
a commitment to Indigenous health and welfare.


Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need.

Value:

The Scholarship is valued at $5,000 per annum and is tenable for four years only.

The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.

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Closes: Closed.
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The Julie Wu Scholarships in Medicine

Background: Established in 2018, this Scholarship has been generously donated by Jeanette Wu to provide financial assistance to students studying the Doctor of Medicine (MD) at the University of Sydney.
Open to:

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

a. be an Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen, or Australian Permanent Resident,

b. be commencing the Doctor of Medicine (MD) at the University of Sydney, and

c. be able to demonstrate financial need.

Value: The Scholarship is valued at $12,500 per annum and is tenable for four years only.

The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.
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Closes: Closed.
Futher information: 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:

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’s annual value will be paid as a stipend to students on a fortnightly basis.

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Closes:

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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.
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Closes:  Closed.
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Dr. John Osbourne R.N. Scholarship

Background:

This Scholarship was established in 1919 to assist a Doctor of Medicine student within the Sydney Medical School who is a resident of St Paul's College.

This Scholarship was established in 1919 by a bequest from Mrs Kate Cunningham Moffat.

Open to:

Applicants must be currently enrolled in a Doctor of Medicine in Year 2, 3 or 4 in the Sydney Medical School at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must be a resident of St Paul’s College.

Value:

The Scholarship is valued at up to $5,000 per annum. The exact value of the Scholarship will be outlined in the successful recipient’s Scholarship Offer Letter.

The successful recipient may apply to hold the Scholarship for a second year.

The Scholarship will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.

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Closes: Closed.
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NCS Support Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2018, this Scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to students studying a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Sydney, whom are based at the University of Sydney Northern Clinical School.

Open to:

Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a Doctor of Medicine (MD) at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must be based at the University of Sydney Northern Clinical School as their Home Clinical School.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need.

Value:

The Scholarship is valued at $10,000 and is tenable for one year only.

The Scholarship may be extended for two additional years, by applying through the Scholarships Office, with approval of the Head of Clinical School (Northern Clinical School).

Closes: Closed.
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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:

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Closes:

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Further Information: Scholarship Flyer and Terms and Conditions


MD Elective Term Scholarships

Dean's Elective Term 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 the Doctor of Medicine.

Open to:

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

a. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, or

b. Doctor of Medicine.

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

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 $3,000 per successful recipient.

The scholarship is intended to facilitate travel and is tenable for the Elective Term placement period only.

Opens: Closed.
Apply: Closed.
Further Information: Terms and Conditions

Douglas & Margaret Saunders Elective Term Medical 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:

a. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, or

b. Doctor of Medicine.

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

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 $2,500 per successful recipient.

Open: Closed.
Close: Closed.
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 Medical Elective Exchange Program Committee and a representative of the family of Dr. Carl Richard Jackson will jointly determine in advance the country to which the scholarship recipients will travel.

The nominated country for 2019 is Cambodia.

Open to: To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

a. be an Australian Citizen, and
b. be enrolled in a Doctor of Medicine (MD) at the University of Sydney, and
c. have been accepted to undertake an Elective Term in the nominated country.
Value:

The Scholarship is valued at $3,500 and is tenable for the Elective Term period only.

Open: Closed.
Close: Closed.
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 the Doctor of Medicine.

Open to:

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

a. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, or
b. 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 value of the Scholarship is dependent on the duration of the Elective Term, and will be determined by the Head of School and Dean of the Sydney Medical School or their nominee.

The maximum value of this Scholarship will be $5,000 per successful recipient.

Open: Closed.
Close: Closed.
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.
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Closes: Closed
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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.
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Closes: Closed
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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.

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Closes: Closed
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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.
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Closes: Closed
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Third World/Rural Australia Medicine Elective Scholarship

Background:

This Scholarship was established to financially assist students who wish to complete an elective term in a third world country or in rural Australia.

Open to:

Applicants must be enrolled full-time in the third year of their Doctor of Medicine within the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must be based at the University of Sydney Westmead Clinical School as their Home Clinical School.

Applicants must be undertaking an Elective Term in a third world country or in rural Australia for a minimum duration of 12 weeks.

Value:

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

The Scholarship is intended to facilitate travel and is tenable for the Elective Term placement period only.

Opens: Apply Now
Closes: 1 November 2019 at 11:59PM
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Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships

Jackie Crowe Fund

Background: This Scholarship was established in 2019 to provide assist to students studying with a focus on brain and mind sciences, and mental health.

The Scholarship is donated by the Jackie Crowe’s family, friends, and colleagues. Jackie's family, friends, and colleagues are committed to delivering on her vision of ensuring that community members who want to improve the lives of people living with a mental illness, drawing on their own or family members' lived experiences, have the ability and the voice to do so.
Open to: Applicants must be currently enrolled full-time in the Master of Brain and Mind Sciences at the University of Sydney.
Value: The Scholarship is valued at $20,000 per annum and is tenable for one year.

The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two instalments. A value of $15,000 will be paid after the first relevant census date, and $5,000 will be paid after the second relevant census date.
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Closes: Closed.
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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:

a. This Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled in full time 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.
  b. Applicants must be an Australian citizen, Australian Permanent resident or citizens of New Zealand or Hong Kong.
Value and Duration:

a. For Postgraduate Coursework Students:
A successful full-time recipient of this Scholarship will be provided with $20,000 per annum for up to one year, subject to satisfactory academic performance.

 

b. 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
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Sydney Medical School Indigenous Postgraduate Coursework Tuition Fee Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2017 by Sydney Medical School Indigenous Health Strategy Working Party, this scholarship is intended to cover the tuition fees for students undertaking postgraduate coursework at Sydney Medical School.

The scholarship is aimed at equipping indigenous doctors with the qualifications and skills to succeed in their chosen specialist career. To this end, the scholarship may also provide academic support and professional mentoring in the specialty of choice, if desired, brokered by the Director of Professional Medical Education.

Open to:

a. Applicants need to meet the criteria of the University of Sydney Confirmation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Identity Policy.

b. This scholarship is offered subject to the applicant receiving an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled in a suitable degree at the University of Sydney.

c. Applicants must currently be employed in clinical practice (or on approved leave)

d. Applicants will be undertaking coursework studies in a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Master’s or Advanced Master’s level course at Sydney Medical School (except studies in Public Health or the Doctor of Medicine program).

Value: The scholarship is intended to cover the full tuition fees and Student Services and Amenities Fees for the student’s chosen course.
Opens: Apply Now
Closes:

20 July 2019 at 11:59PM

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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 in the Faculty of Medicine and Health.

Open to:

a. 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 Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney.

 
  • Master of Surgery by Coursework,
  • Master of Surgery by Research,
  • Master of Philosophy, or
  • Doctor of Philosophy. 
 

b. Applicants enrolling in postgraduate research degrees must conduct research into surgery.

 

c. Applicants must be a graduate of the former Faculty of Medicine at the University of Sydney.

 

d. Applicants must be an Australian citizen, Australian Permanent resident or New Zealand citizen.

Value and Duration:

For Postgraduate Coursework Students: A successful full-time recipient of this Scholarship will be provided with $25,000 per annum for up to one year, subject to satisfactory academic performance.

 

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.

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