SYDNEY MEDICAL SCHOOL POSTGRADUATE 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

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
Duration:  The payment is a one-off lump sum
Close Date:  This scholarship has 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
Close Date:  Applications for this scholarship has closed
Conditions:  Read more

John Loewenthal Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2008 by a gift from Professor John Wong to establish a postgraduate scholarship in surgery in memory of Professor Sir John Loewenthal

Open to: Applicants must either hold a Hong Kong passport or be an Australian citizen, a New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident as at the application closing date.
  Be enrolled full-time in the Master of Surgery (by research or coursework) or full-time in a Master or Doctor of Philosophy in the Discipline of Surgery.
  May not hold another scholarship providing a living allowance in conjunction with a John Loewenthal Scholarship.
  Must commence scholarship by the date stipulated in the letter of offer.  A request to defer commencement of the award will only be considered subject to Faculty approval to defer commencement of candidature. 
Value: Stipend of $20,000 per annum ,  tenable for 1 year for Master of Surgery by coursework, up to 2 years in the case of a master's degree by research and up to 3 years for a Doctor of Philosophy.
Open Date:  TBD
Close Date:  TBD

John Keith Chandler Scholarship

Background:

This scholarship was established to provide a fund to study any aspect of varicose veins and its associated problems, especially varicose ulcers and varicose eczema and research to promote the healing of other external ulcers.

Open to: The scholarship may only be awarded to an applicant who is admitted to candidature for a higher degree by research in the Faculty of Medicine and who enrols accordingly.
Value: 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.
  Tenable for up to two years for a Masters degree and up to three years for a PhD degree, subject to satisfactory progress

John Brooke Moore Research Scholarship in Surgery

Background:

Established in 1979 by a bequest from Moira Brooke Moore to establish a postgraduate scholarship in surgery to the memory of her father Dr John Brooke Moore, who practised surgery for many years in Bathurst, N.S.W.

Open to: Graduates of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Sydney.
  Must be an Australian citizen, a New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident as at the application closing date.
  Must be enrolled in the Master of Surgery (by research) or in a Doctor of Philosophy in the Discipline of Surgery.
Value:  $40,000 per annum.  Tenable for up to two years in the case of a Master of Surgery (by research) and up to three years for a Doctor of Philosophy.
Open Date:  TBD
Close Date:  TBD

Dorothy Blanche Chandler Scholarship

Background:

This scholarship was established to provide a fund to study any aspect of rheumatoid arthritis and associated conditions.

 

Established in 2003 by a bequest from Bruce Veness Chandler in honour of his mother, Dorothy Blanche Chandler. The purpose of the bequest was to provide a fund to study any aspect of rheumatoid arthritis and associated conditions. This purpose is to be achieved through the establishment of a scholarship to be known as the Dorothy Blanche Chandler Scholarship.  

Open to: The scholarship may only be awarded to an applicant who is admitted to candidature for a higher degree by research in the Faculty of Medicine and who enrols accordingly
Value:  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.
  Tenable for up to two years for a Masters degree and up to three years for a PhD degree, subject to satisfactory progress

The Peter and Suzanne Davidson Scholarship in Medicine

Background:

In 2015, Peter Davidson's gift established The Peter and Suzanne Davidson Scholarship in Medicine in memory of his wife Suzanne to support in perpetuity scholarships for students within the Sydney Medical School.

 

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

Open to:

The scholarship shall be awarded by the Dean of Sydney Medical School on the recommendation of the Head, Discipline of General Practice.

 

The scholarship shall be awarded each year to a student at the end of Year 3 of the 4 year medical program (Doctor of Medicine) after a competitive selection process. The scholarship will be awarded in Year 4. 

Value: 

$7000  


Sydney Medical School Indigenous Postgraduate Coursework Tuition Fee Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2017 by the 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:

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

 

Applicants recieving an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled in a suitable degree at the University of Sydney.

 

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

 

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

Value: 

The Scholarship is intended to cover the full tuition fees for the student's chosen course.

 

The maximum amount of scholarship is for the completion of the Master of Medicine (Advanced) degree (60 credit points of coursework units of study). A maximum of 12 credit points per semester will be funded unless special permission to increase course load is granted.

Further Information:

 Scholarship Flyer and Terms and Conditions

Open Date:

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Close Date:

 10 January 2018