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/


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.

Closing date for applications: Friday 26 November 2016 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 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


John D’Orazio Memorial Scholarship 2016
Value: $ 5,000.

This scholarship aims to assist high achieving and highly motivated local students who 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).

Applications for 2016 are now closed.

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

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


FormsBirds $500 Scholarship Contest
Value: $500

Education may be one of the most important inventions throughout the long history, according to which human beings can develop and go further in future. Consequently, FormsBirds would like to host this scholarship contest and help as far as possible outstanding students to complete their college education and lead a better life. Winner of the contest will receive a one-time $500 scholarship.

Applicants need to compose a 500-1000 word essay only eligible in the form of Word or PDF and send it to scholarship@formbirds.com answering the following questions: Would you often use forms in daily life? What convenience forms have brought to you?

Who can apply? Applicants must either be enrolled as a full-time student (both undergraduate and postgraduate) in an accredited University or College, or be able to present a legitimate letter of acceptance from an accredited University or College, and must hold an overall 3.0 GPA.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 31 August 2016.

For more information please visit www.formsbirds.com/scholarship


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 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 Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at 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.

Scholarship Conditions

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.


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 Leonard & Ursula Keating Scholarship
Value: $1,000

The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist and encourage students in financial need who are continuing 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.

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


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



John Flynn Placement Program (JFPP)

Applications for 2015 are now closed.

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.


LocalAgentFinder’s Prize for Academic Achievement
Value: $ 2,000.

LocalAgentFinder has recently established an academic prize for one high achieving, full-time, tertiary student in Australia. Awarded across all fields of study, the chosen applicant will receive a $2,000 prize to assist with study costs.

Applications for 2016 are now closed.

For more information please visit www.localagentfinder.com.au/scholarship


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

 


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.


Positive Lending Solutions Entrepreneur Scholarship
Value: $10,000

Positive Lending Solutions will award one (1) $10,000 scholarship for the best submitted entry determined by our judging panel. Create and submit a plan to support your entrepreneurial idea. The key element of your application is the development of a plan to support your idea. You can ‘pitch’ this as you see necessary but keep in mind, with both elements there are no restrictions, go for it!

In addition to the prize we are keen to support the winner with CEO level advice from Tom Caesar, local media opportunities, career advice and support from our team. Any 2016 University student. Applicable students must be enrolled before the scholarship deadline ends. Eligibility extends to those who are studying full time, part time and off campus.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 31 August 2016.

For further information and to apply, please visit www.positivelendingsolutions.com.au/entrepreneur-scholarship


roi.com.au Digital Marketing Scholarship

roi.com.au is pleased to be offering a new digital scholarship in 2015 to support aspiring entrepreneurs and digital marketers in Australia. One scholarship winner will be selected by an internal roi.com.au team. Preference will be given to a student that has indicated an interest and passion in digital marketing.

Applications for 2016 are now closed.

For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.roi.com.au/digital-marketing-scholarship/

 


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

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 for 2015 are now closed.

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. 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

Applications for 2015 are now closed.

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 women who are currently enrolled at The University of Notre Dame Australia.

Applications for 2016 are now closed.

For further information please visit www.soroptimistinternational.org.au or www.siswp.org or contact Lynne Jones on (08) 9384 8492.


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 studies at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle.

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


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

Applications for 2015 are now closed.

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


Zonta Club of Perth Inc Education Award

Zonta Club of Perth Incorporated offers an award for undergraduates who have completed their first year at a Western Australian University and are enrolled for the 2015 Academic Year. The aim of the Award is to encourage a woman aged 25 years or over to complete her first University degree.

For more information, please click here

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