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The Julia and Francis Miller Family Medical Elective Term Scholarship

An elective term scholarship for Doctor of Medicine students
Supporting MD and MBBS students to learn about infectious diseases and/or medical care in a developing country.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$2500 for elective term period only
  • Third year, Stage 3 MD or MBBS student taking an elective term in a developing country
2 September 2019 27 September 2019

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $2500 and will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

Who's eligible

You must be:

  • currently enrolled in Stage 3 and third year of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) or the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at the University of Sydney
  • undertaking an elective term in the area of infectious diseases and/or medical care in a developing country.

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.

1. Background

a. 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.

2. Eligibility

a. 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.

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

3. Selection criteria

a. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:

I. academic merit

II. curriculum vitae

III. references

IV. personal statement, and

V. the content and location of the elective term.

b. Applicants may be required to attend an interview.

c. The scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School and Dean of the Sydney Medical School, or their nominated delegate.

4. Value

a. The scholarship is valued at $2500 and is tenable for the elective term only.

b. The payment will be made as a one-off payment and will paid to the successful recipient on confirmation of their elective term placement.

c. Deferral of the scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Office for Global Health and it is not transferable to another degree, faculty or University.

d. The scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

e. No other amount is payable.

5. Termination

a. The scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol

II. withdraws from the approved elective term

III. commences part-time study without prior approval

IV. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance

V. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their scholarship application

VI. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or

VII. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.

b. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or withdraws from the relevant course, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the scholarship recipient be reimbursed.

6. Reporting

a. Successful recipients must provide a report to the donor at the conclusion of their scholarship.