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Vietnam Elective Term Scholarship

An elective term scholarship for Doctor of Medicine students
This scholarship supports MD and MBBS students to undertake an elective term of study in Vietnam.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$3000 for elective term period only
  • Third-year Stage 3 MD or MBBS student
  • Taking an elective term in Vietnam
2 September 2019 27 September 2019

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $3000 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 a clinical placement in an elective term in Vietnam.

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.

1. Background

a. 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.

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 a clinical placement in an elective term in Vietnam.

3. Selection criteria

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

I. academic merit

II. curriculum vitae

III. references, and

IV. a personal statement.

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 up to $3000 and is to assist with travel expenses to Vietnam.

b. The scholarship is tenable for the elective term only.

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

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

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

f. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. Not applicable.

6. Termination

a. The scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol

II. fails to complete the intended elective term

III. fails to complete all reasonable requests for required documents in a timely fashion

IV. commences part-time study without prior approval

V. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance

VI. 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

VII. is awarded an alternative scholarship for their Sydney Medical School Elective Term placement. In such circumstances this scholarship will be terminated in favour of the alternative scholarship where the alternative scholarship is of higher value,

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

IX. 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.

7. Other requirements

a. Recipients are required to submit an individual report of 500 words upon completion of their placement.

b. Recipients are required to participate in future alumni activities as required.