SYDNEY MEDICAL SCHOOL POSTGRADUATE COURSEWORK SCHOLARSHIPS

Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships

Elective Term Scholarships


Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships

Sydney Medical School Summer Research Scholarships

Background:

Summer Research Scholarships offer a unique opportunity for students to obtain experience in medical-related research and provide a fantastic insight into the research process. The scholarships offer students the experience of working with well-established researchers in high quality medical research facilities.

If you are unsure whether Honours, Masters or PhD is right for you then the Summer Research Scholarships are an excellent opportunity to try research before committing to a full degree. Many students also find it helpful in finding a supervisor for their research degrees.

Open to: The scholarships are open to students currently enrolled full-time at an Australian University in an undergraduate degree or professional doctorate; including students enrolled in an MD program at the University of Sydney or other Australian University.
 

International students are eligible to apply if:

  • They are currently enrolled and studying full-time in an undergraduate or professional degree at an Australian University on an Australian Campus,
    and
  • They hold an appropriate and valid Australian visa to cover the scholarship period

Successful students from universities other than University of Sydney will need to supply copies of certificates of currency for insurance and liability. These should be available from your home university.



 

Students currently in a Masters or PhD program, or who have been awarded a Masters or PhD degree are ineligible to apply.

Value: $300 per week stipend
Duration:  8 weeks
How to Apply: Applications and further information

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

Graduating Year of 1978 Scholarship for Doctor of Medicine 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 in 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.
Conditions: Read more

Dean's Scholarship Fund Conference Grant

Background:

The Dean’s Scholarship Fund was established in 2007. Financial support from the fund may be available to currently enrolled students in the Sydney Medical Program to present their research at a national or international conference.
Open to: Students currently enrolled in the Sydney Medical Program that have completed at least one year of study.
  The student applying must be the presenter of their work at the conference. The majority of the research should have been conducted while enrolled in the Sydney Medical School.
Value: Subject to the Sydney Medical School discretion.
  Note: Support will not be provided for conferences that overlap with known assessment periods.
Duration:  The payment is a one-off lump sum
Close Date:  Closed
Conditions:  Read more

Susan Tompkins Scholarship for Indigenous Health Programs in the School of Public Health

Background:

The Susan Tompkins scholarship has been established to support Indigenous students in the Indigenous Health Promotion Program within the University of Sydney Medical School. 

Open to: Students enrolled in the Indigenous Health Promotion Program
  The scholarships may be held in conjunction with other scholarships.
Value: $1,000 
Duration:  1 semester
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: 1. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a Doctor of Medicine at the Sydney Medical School at the University of Sydney.
  2. Applicants must be completing the third year of their Doctor of Medicine.
  3. Applicants must have demonstrated an interest in and understanding of general practice and community primary care.
Value and Duration:

The Scholarship is valued at $7000 and is tenable for one year only (fourth year of the Doctor of Medicine degree).

 

The successful recipient(s) will be offered a number of selected General practice placements to be undertaken in the final year of the Doctor of Medicine degree including an urban general practice, a rural general practice and an aboriginal medical service placement or other according to the special interest of the recipient. These placements will be selected and facilitated by the Discipline of General Practice to ensure a high quality experience.

 

The Scholarship is to be used to assist with travel and living expenses related to the general practice placements and also to assist with costs to attend conferences associated with general practice.

 

The annual payment will be made in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.

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
Open Date: 9am, 25 July 2018
Closing Date: 9am, 9 August 2018
Application: Application Form
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
Open Date: 9 July 2018
Close Date: 23 July 2018
How to Apply Apply Here
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

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:

1. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a Doctor of Medicine (MD) at the University of Sydney.

 

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

Value: 

$2,500 one off payment

Duration:

Tenable for  the elective term only.

Further Information:

Scholarship Flyer and Terms and Conditions