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Faculty of Medicine and Health

Postgraduate coursework scholarships
From public health and pharmacy to health sciences or medicine scholarships, we have a wide range of options for domestic medicine and health students.

To find a scholarship that works for you, expand the relevant school and click on the scholarship title links. Alternatively, you can browse the full list of postgraduate coursework scholarships for Faculty of Medicine and Health students in the table below.

This page includes scholarships for both prospective and current domestic students. 

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date

Ian O'Rourke Scholarship In Patient Survey

Up to $10,000
  • NSW Health or NSW-based academic institution employee
  • Undertake a relevant diploma, master's or PhD
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Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia Scholarships See page details
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident, or New Zealand citizen
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate student
  • Interest to find a cure for multiple sclerosis
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Summer Research Scholarships $2500
  • Full-time students in an Australian University
  • Studying any undergraduate degree or selected postgraduate degrees
15 August 2019 19 September 2019
Dr Lawrence F Smith Scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students $6000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine or Bachelor of Oral Health student
  • Financial need
March 2020 March 2020
GS Caird Scholarship in Dentistry $2500
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine or Bachelor of Oral Health student
  • High academic achiever
March 2020 March 2020
The A-dec Australia Scholarship in Dentistry $10,000
  • First year Doctor of Dental Medicine or Bachelor of Oral Health student
March 2020 March 2020
The Armin Roth Scholarship in Dentistry $6000
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) or Bachelor of Oral Health student
  • High achiever
March 2020 March 2020
The Judith and Dr Mario Adamo Implant Innovation Scholarship $6000
  • Dentistry student interested in implantology research
March 2020 March 2020
The Ronald Ettinger Scholarship $6500
  • Coursework student interested in undertaking a project in geriatric or special-care dentistry
March 2020 March 2020
Walter John Douglas Partridge Memorial Scholarship $750
  • Full-time student in third-year Doctor of Dental Medicine
N/A N/A
Australian Medical Association Indigenous Peoples Medical Scholarship $10,000 (for degree duration)
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Dean's Elective Term Scholarship Up to $3000
  • Full-time MBBS or MD student
  • Taking an elective term overseas
March 2020 March 2020
Dean's Scholarship Fund Conference Grant TBC
  • Doctor of Medicine student presenting work at a conference
1 October 2019 31 October 2019
Douglas and Margaret Saunders Elective Term Medical Scholarship Up to $2500
  • Full-time MBBS or MD student
  • Taking an elective term in Zambia
April 2020 May 2020
Dr Ann Formaz-Preston Scholarship $2000
  • Third year, Stage 3 MD or MBBS student
  • Based at the Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School
  • Taking an elective term overseas
27 August 2019 1 November 2019
Dr Carl Richard Jackson Scholarship $3500
  • Domestic MD student
  • Undertake an elective term in a nominated country
April 2020 May 2020
Dr John Osbourne RN Scholarship Up to $5000 per year
  • Doctor of Medicine student
  • Resident of St Paul's College
March 2020 March 2020
Graduating Year of 1969 Scholarship for an MD Student $6000 (for up to four years)
  • Domestic student commencing the Doctor of Medicine
  • Financial need
27 April 2019 31 August 2019
Indigenous Postgraduate Coursework Tuition Fee Scholarship Tuition fees + SSA fees
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Coursework student at Sydney Medical School
  • Employed in clinical practice or on approved leave
N/A 20 July 2019
John Flood Memorial Scholarship TBC
  • Student interested in undertaking research in neuropathology
December 2019 March 2020
NCS Support Scholarship $10,000
  • Full-time Doctor of Medicine student based at Northern Clinical School
  • Financial need
March 2020 March 2020
Peter and Suzanne Davidson Scholarship $7000
  • Third-year Doctor of Medicine student
  • Interested in general practice and community primary care
September 2019 October 2019
Professor John Beveridge Elective Term Medical Scholarship $3000
  • Domestic MBBS or MD student
  • Taking an elective term outside the Sydney metropolitan area
2 September 2019 27 September 2019
Sir John Loewenthal Scholarship $20,000
  • Domestic student or Hong Kong citizen
  • Master of Surgery by coursework or research, MPhil or PhD student
1 January 2020 29 February 2020
Technion Exchange Scholarship Up to $5000
  • Full-time MBBS or MD student
  • Undertaking an elective term at Technion (Israel Institute of Technology)
N/A 17 June 2019 at 9am
The John Brooke Moore Scholarship $25,000 – $40,000
  • Domestic students studying surgery
1 January 2020 29 February 2020
The Julia and Francis Miller Family Medical Elective Term Scholarship $2500
  • Third year, Stage 3 MD or MBBS student
  • Taking an elective term in a developing country
2 September 2019 27 September 2019
The Rabbi Brasch Bursary $25,500 (for up to four years)
  • Students about to commence a Doctor of Medicine
  • Financial need
March 2020 March 2020
Third World or Rural Australia Medicine Elective Scholarship Various
  • Third year MD student
  • Based at the University of Sydney Westmead Clinical School
  • Taking an elective term in a third world country or in rural Australia
25 March 2019 1 November 2019
Vietnam Elective Term Scholarship $3000
  • Third-year Stage 3 MD or MBBS student
  • Taking an elective term in Vietnam
2 September 2019 27 September 2019
Susan Wakil Scholarships - Postgraduate Greater Sydney $3250 - $4062 per year + $500
  • Domestic postgraduate nursing student from Greater Sydney
27 August 2019 6 January 2020
Susan Wakil Scholarships - Postgraduate Rural and Regional Australia $8450 – $10,562 + $500
  • Domestic postgraduate nursing student from rural or regional Australia
27 August 2019 6 January 2020
Trace Richey Scholarship $7000 (for full-time course duration)
  • Domestic student 
  • Studying first year of a Master of Cancer and Haematology Nursing
15 July 2019 31 January 2020
Walter and Eliza Hall Scholarship Trust Opportunity Scholarship for Nursing $10,000
  • Domestic undergraduate nursing student
  • Financially disadvantaged background
14 January 2019 21 March 2019
Women's Plans Foundation Award $1000
  • Domestic student studying an honours or postgraduate nursing course
  • Interested in reproductive health in third world countries
5 July 2019 27 September 2019
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme See page details
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Pharmacy student
  • Rural Health Club member
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Judy Simpson Biostatistics Scholarship Paid fees (up to two units of study)
  • Domestic postgraduate student studying biostatistics
  • High achiever
N/A N/A
Phillip and Eugenea Lee Scholarship TBC
  • Student from Northern Territory
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Study a postgraduate coursework indigenous health program in the Sydney School of Public Health
18 July 2019 31 July 2019
Public Health Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship $10,000 (for one semester)
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Commencing a Master of Public Health
  • Hold a Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Health Promotion
20 September 2019 25 November 2019
Ruth Colagiuri Health Policy Scholarship $10,000
  • Master of Health Policy student
20 September 2019 25 November 2019
Stephen Leeder Health Policy Scholarship $10,000
  • Master of Health Policy student
N/A N/A
Susan Tompkins Scholarship for Indigenous Health Programs $1000
  • Enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Health Promotion
  • Demonstrate financial need and a commitment to Indigenous health and welfare
10 June 2019 31 July 2019
Sydney School of Public Health Clinical Epidemiology Scholarship $10,000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Academic high achiever
1 July 2019 31 January 2020
The Harvey Sutton Global Health Scholarship $10,000
  • Master of Global Health student
  • Demonstrate a commitment to social justice and global health
20 September 2019 25 November 2019
The Harvey Sutton Public Health Scholarship $10,000
  • Master of Public Health student
  • Demonstrate a commitment to social justice
20 September 2019 25 November 2019
The University of Sydney Public Health Equity Scholarship $10,000
  • Master of Public Health student
  • Experienced hardship or disadvantage
20 September 2019 25 November 2019
Cerebral Palsy Alliance Professor Henry J Cowan Memorial Scholarship $1500
  • Domestic full-time student in occupational therapy, speech pathology or physiotherapy
  • High academic achiever
7 August 2019 20 October 2019
Faculty of Health Sciences Student Leadership Award $1000
  • Current student engaged in leadership activities while studying health sciences
7 August 2019 27 October 2019
The Robinson Family Scholarship for Female Indigenous Students $20,000 (for up to four years)
  • Female
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Enrolled in a medicine and health or law degree
7 August 2019 31 October 2019