Scholarships - Medicine



AsiaBound Grants Program Application School of Medicine Final Year Elective

Four week placement 27 October-21 November 2014

Applications are now closed for 2014.

The Australian Government has approved ten scholarships under the AsiaBound Grants Program for students who plan to undertake a final year medical elective clinical placement in Asia in 2014.

Please follow the link below to access all the information regarding AsiaBound Grants Program

All information regarding AsiaBound Grants Program


The Beasley Family Scholarship in Medicine and Nursing
Value: $5,000

Closing date: 16 January 2015

The Beasley Family Scholarship is to assist and encourage Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students enrolled in the School of Medicine or the School of Nursing and Midwifery at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle. Two cash scholarships of $5,000 each will be awarded to two students each year.

The Beasley Family Scholarship Conditions
The Beasley Family Scholarship Application Form


The Catenian Association (Province 20) Youth Scholarship
Value: $4,000

Please note that this is awarded for the duration of the recipient’s studies and applications will reopen in 2017 for the 2018 Scholarship.

The Catenian Association (Province 20) Youth Scholarship (The Catenians – strengthening Catholic family life through friendship and faith) is established to assist a student enrolled at the University of Notre Dame Australia’s Fremantle Campus whose educational opportunities are limited, for example, because of financial need, distance, or responsibility for others, such as the ill or elderly. The aim of the Scholarship is to advance the interests of young Catholics and to assist them in the choice or pursuit of a career. The student will have demonstrated drive and commitment to achieve academically, despite financial hardship, or other personal difficulty, in order to continue their studies at the Fremantle Campus of The University of Notre Dame Australia. The student will have completed at least 1 year of full time study towards their Bachelor degree. The Scholarship will be paid to the recipient for the duration of their studies.

For further information, please email scholarships@nd.edu.au or call the Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.

Scholarship Conditions


The Frank Reedy Scholarship in Medicine
Value: $5,000

The Frank Reedy Scholarship in Medicine is to assist and encourage female students from rural Western Australia who wish to commence their undergraduate studies with the School of Medicine at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle.

Closing date: 30 January 2015

For further information, please email scholarships@nd.edu.au or call the Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.

Scholarship Conditions
Application Form


The Thomas Davis Medical Research Scholarship
Value: $12,000

Applications close: Friday, 1 May 2015

The Scholarship is awarded to students enrolled in the School of Medicine, Fremantle undertaking medical research qualifications, such as the honours project in final year or postgraduate studies, and who have demonstrated excellence in academic achievement. The Scholarship aims to encourage and support medical research training and provide financial support to students with exceptional research promise to pursue a career in medical research.

Scholarship Conditions
Scholarship Application Form


The Kununoppin Hospital Medical Scholarship
Value: Up to $25,000 per annum for 3 years

Please note that this is awarded for the duration of the recipient’s studies and applications will reopen in 2016 for the 2017 Scholarship.

The Kununoppin Hospital Medical Scholarship is the North Eastern Wheatbelt Regional Organisation of Councils and for the purposes of this Scholarship includes the Shires of Trayning, Mukinbudin, Nungarin and Mt Marshall (the Consortium).

The Scholarship is awarded as part of a long term strategy to increase the number of suitably qualified, Australian trained, medical practitioners with qualifications to General Practice Fellowship level, in the North Eastern Wheatbelt area of Western Australia. The Scholarship will support a medical student in the final three years of their MBBS Course in return for the recipient agreeing with the Consortium by separate agreement to undertake a period of General Practice in the rural community associated with the Consortium.

The Kununoppin Hospital Medical Scholarship Conditions
The Kununoppin Hospital Medical Scholarship Service Agreement
The Kununoppin Hospital Medical Scholarship Application Form


John Flynn Placement Program (JFPP)

Applications are now closed for 2014

The objectives of the JFPP program are to create opportunities for medical students to develop a long-term relationship with a rural or remote doctor and community, experience the daily practice of medicine in that community and benefit from professional opportunities to network in the broader medical community.

The John Flynn Placement Program is an initiative of the Australian Government, and managed nationally by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM).

Please register prior to application day.

For further information please visit the ACRRM website


MADAL Scholarships in Medicine
Value: Up to $6,000

Applications are now closed for 2014

The MADAL Scholarships in Medicine are to assist first year medical students in financial need with their educational related expenses. To be eligible for a Scholarship, applicants must be enrolled as a first year student in the graduate entry degree of the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), in the School of Medicine, Fremantle, be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia, be from Western Australia, and be able to demonstrate financial need.

MADAL Scholarship Conditions


Woss Family Scholarships in Medicine
Value: $7,500

Closing date: 6 February 2015

The Woss Family established scholarships to assist and encourage meritorious mature age students in Medicine for whom educational opportunities are difficult, for example, because of financial need, distance, or responsibility for the care of the ill, or the elderly. These students will have demonstrated drive and commitment to achieve academically, despite financial hardship or other personal difficulty, in order to commence or continue medical studies at the Fremantle Campus of The University of Notre Dame Australia.

Who is eligible?

Students must be a minimum of 22 years of age on or after 1st December in the year in which they apply; be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia; enrolled full-time in the MBBS course at The School of Medicine, Fremantle. Up to six scholarships may be awarded at the discretion of the Selection Committee. Each Woss Family Scholarship in Medicine is valued up to $7,500 per annum.

Woss Family Application Form
Woss Family Scholarship Conditions


Australian Defence Force – Graduate Medical Sponsorship

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) offers the Graduate Medical Sponsorship to selected applicants whilst studying with a salary up to $63,247, increasing to $67,699 in your internship year, including payment of your remaining HECS/HELP (or equivalent for full fee paying students), textbooks, rental assistance and free medical and dental. Get paid to study at the university of your choice and qualify as a medical practitioner leading to a guaranteed job in the Australian Defence Force as a Medical Officer for the period of sponsorship plus one year.

Successful applicants undertake a four year degree course at one of the Australian universities offering the graduate medical program. This is followed by two years residency (internship and RMO1 year) to be completed at a teaching hospital. You can apply from the commencement of your degree, once you have your university offer.

For further details please contact: healthjobs@dfr.com.au or please go directly to Army Doctor, Navy Doctor or Air Force Doctor or visit http://www.defencejobs.gov.au/education/universitysponsorship/


AFPHM John Snow Scholarship

Kick Start Your Career with AFPHM John Snow Scholarship

Win one of nine scholarships to present your work at the Royal Australasian College of Physicians Congress.

Scholarship includes full conference registration (AUD$600) and travel assistance (up to AUD$400)

Applications are now closed for 2014

The WA winners in 2011 and 2012 were Notre Dame students


The Australian Pain Society
Australian Pain Relief Association - PhD Scholarship
Award: Stipend $23,000 p.a. and financial support to attend the Society's Annual Scientific Meeting.

Phone: 02 9954 4400
Email: aps@dcconferences.com.au
Web: http://www.apsoc.org.au


The Catholic Women's League of Western Australia (Inc.) Scholarship
Value: $3,000

The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist and encourage meritorious female students for whom educational opportunities are limited because of financial need.

These students will have demonstrated drive and commitment to the principles of the Catholic Women's League, with special consideration to applicants with a permanent home address of 160 kilometres or more from the Perth CBD.

Closing date: 13 February 2015

For further information, please email scholarships@nd.edu.au or call the Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.

Scholarship Conditions
Application Form
Catholic Women's League Aims and Objects


Medical Rural Bonded (MRB) Scholarships

As part of the 2000/01 Budget, the Federal Government announced details of a new Regional Health Strategy, which includes an integrated range of initiatives to deliver more doctors and better services to rural and regional communities.

Medical Rural Bonded Scholarships are one of these initiatives.


The St John of God Health Care - Dr Michael Quinlan Medical Elective Scholarship
Value: A total of $10,000 is available annually to be distributed:

  1. Up to two Scholarships for students undertaking an overseas placement scholarship to the value of $5,000;
  2. And/or:
    1. One Scholarship to the value of $5,000 for a student undertaking a placement in a disadvantaged community; and
    2. Two Scholarships to the value of $2,500 each for two students undertaking placements.

Applications are now closed for 2014

St John of God Health Care has established scholarships to be awarded each year to students enrolled in the MED 400 elective in the School of Medicine at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle (the University) who fulfil the criteria set out in the Conditions. The Scholarship has been established in recognition of Dr Michael Quinlan and his significant contribution to medical education, clinical services and the Catholic Church. The purpose of the Scholarships is to support the costs of travel, board, accommodation and administration fees for overseas or national elective placements undertaken by final year medical students of The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Fremantle campus.

Scholarship Conditions


Royal College of Pathologists of Australia (RCPA) Scholarships in Pathology for Medical Schools

Available for medical students undertaking the Bachelor of Medicine or equivalent at Australian and New Zealand universities (one per main campus), two scholarships for Papua New Guinea and one each for Fiji, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.

Medical School Scholarship Application Form

Click here for further information.


Rural Australia Medical Undergraduate Scholarship (RAMUS) Scheme

Scholarships for rural students studying medicine

Applications are now closed for 2014

The RAMUS Scheme assists selected students with a rural background to study medicine at university. In addition to their rural background, RAMUS scholarship holders are selected on the basis of financial need and demonstrated commitment to working in rural Australia in the future.

The RAMUS Scheme currently supports a total of 587 scholarship holders. Each year approximately 120 new scholarships are awarded through a competitive application process.

RAMUS scholarship holders receive $10,000 a year during the completion of a standard medical degree at their chosen university. This financial support assists scholarship holders to overcome the financial barriers to studying medicine at university, particularly the costs of moving and living away from their family support structures.

Further information about the scholarship is available online at ramus.ruralhealth.org.au/


The Wilfred and Gracinda D’Souza Scholarship
Value: $5,000

The Wilfred and Gracinda D’Souza Scholarship is to assist and encourage a student, for whom educational opportunities are limited because of financial or personal hardship. The Scholarship is limited to students enrolled in the School of Health Sciences; School of Medicine; School of Nursing and Midwifery; or School of Physiotherapy.

Closing date: 9 January 2015

For further information, please email scholarships@nd.edu.au or call the Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.

Scholarship Conditions
Application Form


Young Carer Bursary Programme

Applications open on 13 October and close on 9 November 2014

The purpose of the Young Carer Bursary Programme is to assist young carers in greatest need, to continue to study and to relieve the financial pressure for them to undertake part-time work, in addition to their educational and caring responsibilities. Financial assistance is provided in the form of a bursary.

The programme will grant 150 Bursaries each year in 2015, 2016 and 2017 in the following amounts:

  • 50 Bursaries @ $ 4,000
  • 50 Bursaries @ $ 6,000
  • 50 Bursaries @ $10,000

Bursaries will be granted for 12 months with a new application process each year.

For further information please visit www.youngcarers.net.au, email ycbursaries@carersaustralia.com.au or ring 1800 756 238.

About the Programme


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