Scholarships - Medicine


A Better Australia Scholarship Program
Value: $1,000

The Expert Editor awards one $1000 scholarship each year to a student in Australia intent on making the country a better place. To be awarded this scholarship, students must outline in around 200 words how they intend to change Australia.

Please email your entry to scholarship@experteditor.com.au and include your name, university and contact details.

Closing date for applications: Saturday 31 December 2016

For more information please visit www.experteditor.com.au/about-us/scholarship-program/


Ashbury Cosmetic Future Leaders Scholarship
Value: $1,000

Ashbury Cosmetics is a leading cosmetic surgery clinic in Australia and are offering a $1,000 scholarship to a future leader in the field. This future leader will be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, currently studying a relevant health or medicine related tertiary course. Applicants must show a high level of dedication and interest in their chosen course and have a 2.0 GPA or higher. Applicants from rural areas are actively encouraged to apply. This award can be used towards tuition fees, textbook expenses, and/or any other verified institutional costs.

Closing date for applications: Saturday 31 December 2016

For more information or to submit an application, please visit www.ashburycosmetic.com.au .

Eligibility Requirements


The Aussie-Driver Annual Scholarship 2016
Value: $2500

This scholarship is open to all current undergraduate students over the age of 18 and attending an Australian university for the 2016 academic year. Candidates must be Australian residents.

To be eligible for the prize, candidates are required to record a 2 minute video with a response to the question “What should the Australian government do to reduce road fatalities amongst young drivers?” This scholarship is being offered to reward students for using their creativity to encourage safe driving behaviours.

Closing date for applications: Saturday 31 December 2016

For further information please visit http://aussie-driver.com/scholarship/


The Aboriginal Health Tertiary Access and Support Program Scholarships
Value: $5,000 plus $1,500 for material support and resources

The purpose of the Scholarship is to provide support for Aboriginal students to access and attain tertiary qualifications in health related disciplines offered within the following Schools:

  1. School of Health Sciences;
  2. School of Medicine;
  3. School of Nursing and Midwifery; or
  4. School of Physiotherapy

The Scholarship provides financial support to recipients which may be used to assist with general living and educational expenses. Each scholarship will comprise of a cash payment of $5,000 per year to assist students with expenses towards continuing their studies at the University. In addition to the $5,000 per year, each recipient will receive a cash payment of up to $1,500 per year awarded for the purpose of material support and resources such as the purchase of textbooks, a laptop or tablet.

Applications for 2016 are now closed.

For further information, please contact Professor David Paul on (08) 9433 0525 or via email david.paul@nd.edu.au

Scholarship Guidelines


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

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

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and state that he/she identifies as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person and is recognised by his/her community as a person of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent;
  2. be enrolled in the School of Medicine or the School of Nursing & Midwifery at the University of Notre Dame Australia’s Fremantle campus; and
  3. be able to demonstrate that their educational opportunities are limited due to adverse circumstances including, but not limited to, distance, financial need, disability or responsibility for the care of the ill or the elderly, and that the award of the Scholarship would assist them to address these limitations.

Closing date for applications: Friday 13 January 2017 at 5pm.

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

The Beasley Family Scholarship Conditions
The Beasley Family Scholarship Application Form


The Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Scholarship 2017
Value: $5,000

This scholarship aims to assist academically outstanding and community minded but disadvantaged students from a rural or regional area, who have been offered a full time place at an Australian university or college for the first time. Candidates must be Australian citizens or permanent residents. The duration of the scholarship is initially one year, but may be awarded for up to two years dependent upon academic performance. The value of the scholarship is $5,000 per annum.

Applications open 1 December 2016 and close 27 January 2017.

For all enquiries, please contact the Community Enterprise Foundation on 1300 304 541 or visit www.bendigoadelaide.com.au/public/in_the_community/scholarships.asp.


Brisco Marketing Scholarship
Value: $5,000

The Brisco Marketing Scholarship encourages innovative students in the area of commerce and marketing. The $5,000 can be applied to accommodation or living expenses. Participating students have gained immense value from the scholarship both financially and academically.

The scholarship has two stages. Stage one is worth $500 and stage two is worth $5,000:

Stage One – Applicants should prepare an outline (in 1000 words or less) of how they would market Brisco both online and offline. Successful applicants will immediately receive $500 and be invited to stage two.

Stage Two – Great marketing ideas from stage one will be invited to deliver a full marketing plan (which will take less than 10 hours to complete) and receive a full scholarship valued at $5,000.

Who can apply? Marketing, commerce or any student with a passion for marketing. In addition applicants need to be a minimum of 18 years old, must be studying at an Australian University, and have a passion for all things online and offline marketing.

Closing date for applications: 15 June and 1 December each year.

For more information please visit www.briscoroofing.net.au/brisco-marketing-scholarship/


The Bupa International Student Award
Value: $1,000 (Up to 3 Awards)

The Bupa International Student Award is to assist and encourage international students, enrolled at The University of Notre Dame Australia, to be involved in the life and culture of the University and the broader community. To be eligible for the Award, applicants must be enrolled as an international student at The University of Notre Dame Australia in an undergraduate or postgraduate award course, and be a student of good academic standing. The applicant will have to demonstrate:

  1. Promotion of the international student culture on the student campus of enrolment, for example, supporting commencing international students, or in organising events that promote international culture;
  2. Community involvement; dedication to their studies as demonstrated, for example, by their attendance, participation and involvement with activities of the relevant School, leadership and participation in extra-curricular activities within their field of study.

Please note: students enrolled in Study Abroad or Exchange courses are ineligible.

Applications are now closed.

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

Award Conditions


The Cancer Detection Centre for Women Research Scholarship
Value: $7,500

The Scholarship aims to encourage and support medical research training in the area of women’s health, and provide financial support to students with exceptional research promise to pursue a career in medical research. The Scholarship is awarded to students enrolled in the School of Medicine, Fremantle, undertaking medical research training, such as the honours project in the final year of the Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery Award or postgraduate studies, who have demonstrated excellence in academic achievement, and who are undertaking research in an area related to women’s health as set out in the Scholarship Conditions.

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

  1. Be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia;
  2. Be enrolled full time in the Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (Hons) Award or a postgraduate program in the School of Medicine, Fremantle at The University of Notre Dame Australia;
  3. Not be in receipt of any other scholarship or research financial support (APA and UPA Awards excluded); and
  4. Be conducting research or training for research in one of the areas listed below, in order of preference:
    1. Research in the area of detection of Women’s Cancer (e.g. breast cancer, gynaecological cancers); or
    2. Research in other areas of Women’s Cancer (e.g. breast cancer, gynaecological cancers); or
    3. Research into cancers that commonly affect women (including, but not limited to, bowel cancer, melanoma and lung cancer); or
    4. Research in an area related to women’s health generally.

Scholarship Conditions

Applications for 2016 are now closed.

For further information, please contact the School of Medicine, Fremantle on (08) 9433 0229 or fremantle.medicine@nd.edu.au.


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 Senior Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.

Scholarship Conditions


Forktip Women’s Innovation Scholarship
Value: $2,000

The Forktip Women’s Innovation Scholarship was created to support women around the world to further their education and careers. The scholarship is awarded to two female university students every year.

This Scholarship is open to women of any age who enrolled part time or full time with at least a credit average GPA. Applicants must be studying at an officially accredited university and have not previously been awarded a scholarship by Forktip.

Closing date for applications: Friday 15 September 2017

For more information and to apply for the scholarship please visit The Forktip Women's Innovation Scholarship.


The Holy Rosary Parish of Nedlands Scholarship
Value: $2,000

The purpose of The Holy Rosary Parish of Nedlands Scholarship is to assist and encourage students who have demonstrated drive and commitment to achieve academically, despite financial hardship or other personal difficulty, in order to commence or continue their studies at the Fremantle Campus of The University of Notre Dame Australia.

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Be enrolled full time;
  2. Be undertaking their studies internally;
  3. Have demonstrated:
    1. drive and commitment to achieve academically, despite financial hardship or other personal difficulty; and
    2. exemplary community service, personal volunteer efforts and active involvement in helping others.

Special consideration will be given to Holy Rosary Parish of Nedlands parishioners who have met the above requirements.

Closing date for applications: Friday 27 January 2017 at 5pm.

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

Award Conditions
Application Form


The Frank Reedy Scholarship in Medicine
Value: $9,000

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

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Have enrolled as a first year full time student in the School of Medicine, Fremantle;
  2. Be a female student; and
  3. Meet the criteria to be considered a rural student i.e. demonstrate that they have lived or studied for at least 5 years (consecutive or cumulative) after commencing primary school in a place classified by the Australian Standard Geographic Classification – Remote Areas (ASGC-RA) system as level 2 – 5.

Closing date for applications: Friday 27 January 2017 at 5pm.

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

Scholarship Conditions
Application Form


The Fremantle Heart Patients Support Group - Hugh Jones Memorial Scholarship
Value: $2,500

The Fremantle Heart Patients Support Group - Hugh Jones Memorial Scholarship has been established with a donation made by the Fremantle Heart Patients Support Group to honour their founder Mr Hugh Jones, who passed away in December 2013. The Scholarship is to assist and encourage a 3rd year medical student, for whom educational opportunities are limited because of financial or personal hardship.

To be eligible for a Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be enrolled in MED 300 in the School of Medicine, Fremantle for the scholarship year; and
  • Be able to demonstrate that their educational opportunities are limited due to adverse circumstances as set out in the Selection Criteria.

Closing date for applications: Friday 20 January 2017 at 5pm.

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

Scholarship Conditions
Application Form


The Thomas Davis Medical Research Scholarship
Value: $15,000

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.

A recommendation as to the recipient/s of the Scholarship will be made by the Selection Committee to the Vice Chancellor on the basis of an objective assessment of applicants, having regard to any matters it considers relevant, including but not limited to:

  1. Knowledge and skills demonstrated through the originality and excellence of the proposed research;
  2. Feasibility and relevance of the proposed research project;
  3. The alignment of the research with the goals and Objects of the University;
  4. Academic merit, as determined by the students’ cumulative Grade Point Averages (GPAs) for their undergraduate degree; and
  5. Referee reports.

Scholarship Conditions

Applications for 2016 are now closed.

For further information, please contact the School of Medicine, Fremantle on (08) 9433 0229 or fremantle.medicine@nd.edu.au.


The Michael G Kailis Research Scholarship and The Patricia V Kailis Research Scholarship
Value: $30,000 per annum for each scholarship for a term of three years

The Michael G Kailis Research Scholarship and The Patricia V Kailis Research Scholarship have been established to support students undertaking a Research Degree in the field of Health or Medical Research at The University of Notre Dame Australia. The Scholarships are co-jointly sponsored by the University and the Fremantle Hospital Medical Research Foundation (FHMRF).

The Scholarships are available for a period of three years with the possibility for a six month extension thereafter in exceptional circumstances, and are valued at $30,000 per annum each (or half this rate for students undertaking their studies part-time).

Eligible students must have completed a Master’s Degree or a Bachelor's Degree with Honours and be enrolled as a domestic student in a Doctor of Philosophy degree at The University of Notre Dame Australia, attached to the School of Medicine, Fremantle. Applications will remain open until a suitable candidate has been selected.

Closing date for applications: open until filled

For further information, please contact Dr Raoul Oehmen on (08) 9433 0231 or Raoul.Oehmen@nd.edu.au.

The Michael G Kailis Research Scholarship Conditions
The Patricia V Kailis Research Scholarship Conditions
Application Form


The Leonard & Ursula Keating Scholarship
Value: $1,000

The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist and encourage students in financial need who are continuing their studies at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle. These students will have demonstrated drive and commitment to achieve academically, despite financial hardship or other personal difficulty.

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia;
  2. Be enrolled full time at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle;
  3. Be undertaking their studies internally; and
  4. Be able to demonstrate:
    1. that their educational opportunities are limited due to adverse circumstances such as distance, financial need, disability or responsibility for the care of the ill or the elderly; and
    2. how the award of the Scholarship would assist the applicant in addressing the limitations referred to in i).

Please note: this Scholarship is only open to students enrolled from second year onward in 2017.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 18 January 2017 at 5pm.

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

Scholarship Conditions
Application Form


John Flynn Placement Program (JFPP)

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).

For more information please visit www.acrrm.org.au.

Please register prior to application day.


The MADAL Scholarships in Medicine
Value: $7,000 (Up to 3 Scholarships)

The purpose of The MADAL Scholarships in Medicine is to assist and encourage students in financial need enrolled in the School of Medicine at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle. Up to three cash Scholarships of $7,000 each will be awarded per annum. To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must have enrolled as a full time student in the School of Medicine, Fremantle, and be able to demonstrate that their educational opportunities are limited due to adverse circumstances.

Closing date for applications: Friday 17 February 2017 at 5pm.

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

MADAL Scholarship Conditions
MADAL Scholarship Application Form


Mannkal Overseas Internship Program 2016

The Mannkal Economic Education Foundation is a think tank that encourages the free market system in Western Australia by promoting the ideals of voluntary co-operation, choice, personal rights, limited government and responsible resourcefulness of individuals.

Mannkal's main focus is their student scholarship program - Mannkal sponsors university students to undertake internships at think tanks overseas during the summer and winter university breaks. Internships run for between 6-12 weeks and locations include London, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Berlin, Athens, Vancouver, Wellington, Hong Kong and more.

The objective of the student scholarship program is to allow students to learn more about free markets, economics and liberty whilst gaining practical work experience overseas. The scholarship covers all expenses associated with the internship program including travel, accommodation and living expenses.

These opportunities are best suited to students studying commerce, economics, law, media, politics, journalism and engineering however students from any faculty with an interest in free markets, economics and liberty are encouraged to apply.

To apply for this scholarship please email the following documents to Kate Wagstaff at scholars@mannkal.org

  1. CV (up to two pages) including a photograph.
  2. Cover letter (one page).

For more information please click here.

Applications for 2016 are now closed


Mary MacKillop Foundation Indigenous Tertiary Scholarships 2016

The Mary MacKillop Foundation has been providing tertiary scholarships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students since 1998. They have 75 graduates and currently another 66 students on scholarships. Students come from tertiary education providers across the country and study a wide variety of disciplines including education, law, science, acting, music, social work, nursing, medicine, criminology, communications and more.

Throughout their scholarship students are supported by a mentor who they meet with every semester for assistance and guidance when needed.

Applications for 2016 are now closed.

For more information please click here or visit www.mackillopfoundation.org.au/projects/#scholarships

 


Ian McClelland Memorial Scholarship
Value: $5,000 (up to 2 years)

This scholarship aims to assist high achieving and highly motivated local students who reside in or attend high school within the City of Bayswater, have been offered a full-time place at an Australian university or college for the first time, and are experiencing financial and/or social challenges. It is for one year initially but may be awarded for up to two years, dependent upon academic performance.

For more information please click here or visit www.bendigobank.com.au/scholarships.

Closing date for applications: Friday 27 January 2017.

To register your interest, and get a reminder SMS when applications open, please visit www.bendigobank.com.au/public/community/scholarships/register-your-interest.


The Morris Research Scholarship
Value: $1,000

The Morris Research Scholarship is to assist a medical student who satisfies the Eligibility Requirements with the cost of attending a research conference to present their research paper.

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

  1. Be enrolled in a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree and undertaking an approved final year research project at the School of Medicine, Fremantle, or be enrolled in a Higher Degree by Research attached to the School of Medicine, Fremantle;
  2. Be in receipt of all necessary Human Research Ethics Committee approvals relating to the research project; and
  3. Have been accepted to present the findings of their research project at a national or international conference.

Applications are now closed.

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

Scholarship Conditions


The M. K. Tandon Medical Research Scholarship

The M. K. Tandon Medical Research Scholarship provides support for research training and/or training leading to research that targets issues of particular relevance to Aboriginal Health and/or respiratory disorders.

Value and number of Scholarships: One or more Scholarships will be awarded each year, each with a total value equivalent to the annual stipend payable for an Australian Postgraduate Award as calculated in accordance with the Commonwealth Scholarships Guidelines (Research) 2010. Where students are enrolled part time, the value of the award will be half that of the standard full-time Australian Postgraduate Award rate. Candidates in concurrent receipt of another scholarship are eligible for The M. K. Tandon Medical Research Scholarship but the selection committee reserves the right to award it to a value less than total amount as set out above.

Eligibility requirements: To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

  • Be undertaking a research degree in the School of Medicine, Fremantle, including but not limited to a Masters by Research or Doctor of Philosophy degree;
  • Be conducting research or training for research in one of the areas listed below, in order of preference:
    • Research in the area of respiratory disorders in Aboriginal Australians; or
    • Research in chronic disease relating to Aboriginal health (including cardiovascular disorders, renal disorders or diabetes); or
    • Research in areas relating to the health and wellbeing of the Aboriginal community; or
    • Research in areas relating to the health and wellbeing of people living in rural or remote locations.

For further information please contact the School of Medicine, Fremantle on (08) 9433 0939 or fremantle.medicine@nd.edu.au.

Conditions
Application Form


Personal and Professional Development Visiting Scholarship
Value: $5,000

The purpose of the Personal and Professional Development Visiting Scholarship is to support the costs of travel, board, accommodation and administration fees for overseas elective placements undertaken by final year medical students of The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Fremantle campus at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, from 31 October to 25 November 2016.

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

  1. Be currently enrolled in and studying the Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in the School of Medicine, Fremantle; and
  2. Have successfully completed their requirements for their elective (MED400) and be a student of Good Standing in the School of Medicine, Fremantle.

Scholarship Conditions

Applications for 2016 are now closed.

For further information, please contact A/Prof Chris Skinner on (08) 9433 0230 or chris.skinner@nd.edu.au.


The Pallottine Aboriginal Scholarship

Are you studying or intending to study at a tertiary institution? Are you wanting to make a difference in your community? Do you want to strengthen our Aboriginal communities?

The Pallottine Scholarship Trust is calling for applications from Aboriginal students studying at a Western Australian Higher Education or Vocational Training Institution. Scholarships pay for course fees for successful applicants.

For more information and application forms please visit www.pallottine.org.au/scholarships/aboriginal-scholarships.html


Rio Tinto Communities Scholarships
Value: $16,000

The Rio Tinto Indigenous Scholarship programme is aimed at supporting Indigenous people who are studying at a tertiary (university – bachelor degree or higher) level. The programme is a direct result of the shared commitment between Rio Tinto and Aboriginal groups within the area of operations in the Pilbara. Indigenous people who are recognised outside of the Pilbara area of operations are also eligible to apply.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 3 January 2017

For further information please email riotinto.communitiesscholarships@riotinto.com.

Rio Tinto Indigenous Scholarship Application Form
Rio Tinto Indigenous Scholarship Information


The Woss Family Scholarships in Medicine
Value: $7,500 (Up to 4 Scholarships)

The Woss Family Scholarships in Medicine are to assist and encourage meritorious medical students for whom educational opportunities are limited, for example, because of financial need, distance, or responsibility for others, such as the ill or elderly. The value of each full Scholarship is $7,500 per annum. Up to four full scholarships may be awarded annually. In some years, however, half scholarships may also be awarded.

To be eligible for a Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Be enrolled full-time as a second year, third year or fourth year student in the graduate entry degree in the School of Medicine, Fremantle; and
  2. Be able to demonstrate:
    1. Drive and commitment to achieve academically, despite financial hardship or other personal difficulty;
    2. That their educational opportunities are limited due to adverse circumstances such as distance, financial need, disability or responsibility for the care of the ill or the elderly; and
    3. How the award of the Scholarship would assist them in addressing the limitations referred to above.

Applicants who can demonstrate they assist others who are either ill or disadvantaged, and/or participate in community service volunteer programs, should set out such details fully. Personal commitment to others will be advantageous in determining successful Scholarship recipients.

Closing date for applications: Friday 3 February 2017 at 5pm.

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

Woss Family Scholarship Conditions
Woss Family Application Form



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

The AFPHM John Snow Scholarship acknowledges the best medical school student presentation relating to public health at the RACP Congress or AFPHM Annual Scientific Meeting.

The prize for each regional representative is: Travel assistance (up to AUD $600) and full registration to attend the 15th World Congress on Public Health in April 2017 in Melbourne, including the AFPHM President's Dinner.

For more information please visit John Snow Scholarship.

Closing date for applications: 5pm Friday 7th October, 2016.

The WA Finalists in 2011, 2012 2014 and 2015 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. To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be enrolled in an Undergraduate or Research Degree at the Fremantle campus of The University of Notre Dame Australia; demonstrate an understanding of the principles of the Catholic Women’s League (as outlined in APPENDIX 1 of the Scholarship Conditions) through a personal statement enclosed in the Scholarship application; and inform the University if in receipt of any other Scholarship.

Closing date for applications: Friday 10 February 2017 at 5pm.

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

Scholarship Conditions
Application Form
 


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: $5,000 and $2,500

The St John of God Health Care - Dr Michael Quinlan Medical Elective 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 Scholarship 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.

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 for 2016 are now closed.

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

Scholarship Conditions


Rural Australia Medical Undergraduate Scholarship (RAMUS) Scheme

Scholarships for rural students studying medicine

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/


Soroptimist International Fremantle Scholarship
Value: $1,000

Soroptimist International is a service organisation for women who work towards improving the lives and status of women and girls around the world. This is achieved through programmes which educate, empower or provide enabling opportunities to women and girls. With advocacy as a focus, the organisation is a ‘Global Voice’ for women, with a presence in over 130 countries, worldwide and representation on committees reporting to the UN, including the Commission on the Status of Women.

Soroptimist International, Fremantle, is offering scholarships of $1,000 to female students who are enrolled in tertiary education.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 28 February 2017

For further information please visit www.soroptimistinternational.org.au or www.siswp.org.

Application Form


The Monsignor E. Sullivan Scholarship
Value: $500

The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist and encourage students in financial need and who have demonstrated contributions to community service, who are commencing their studies at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle.

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia;
  2. Be enrolled full time at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle;
  3. Be undertaking their studies internally; and
  4. Be able to demonstrate:
    1. drive and commitment to achieve academically, despite financial hardship or other personal difficulty; and
    2. exemplary community service, personal volunteer efforts and active involvement in helping others.

Please note: this Scholarship is only open to students enrolled in their first year of studies in 2017.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 18 January 2017 at 5pm.

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

Scholarship Conditions
Application Form


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 for applications: Friday 13 January 2017 at 5pm.

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

Scholarship Conditions
Application Form


Young Carer Bursary Programme

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


Yvonne Burgu Education Award 2017
Value: $1,000

The Zonta Club of Perth Incorporated offers this Award to an Aboriginal woman who has successfully completed her first year of study towards a degree at a Western Australian university or diploma at a Western Australian tertiary institution. Applicants must be enrolled for the 2017 academic year and must be residing in Western Australia in 2016-2017. To be eligible, applicants must be studying towards their first undergraduate degree or diploma and must be able to demonstrate a commitment to community service.

This award honours the memory of the late Yvonne Burgu, senior Ngarinyin law woman from the Gibb River Community in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.

Closing date for applications: Friday 31 March 2017.

For further information, please email zontaperth@gmail.com.

Application Form


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