Scholarships - Medicine


The Zonta Club of Perth Inc Yvonne Burgu Award
Value: $1,000

The Yvonne Burgu Education Award helps an Aboriginal woman completing her first university degree or TAFE college diploma. The $1,000 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. The Zonta Club of Perth commemorates her life of community service by offering this award to an Aboriginal woman entering her second year of study towards a recognised degree or diploma at a Western Australian tertiary institution.

Applications are now closed.

For further information and an application form, please visit Yvonne Burgu Education Award – Zonta Club of Perth Inc


The Zonta Club of Perth Inc University Education Award
Value: $2,000

The Zonta Club of Perth University Education Award is open to women aged over 25 who are Australian residents or have permanent residency status. Funds may be put towards study for a recognised degree course at any Western Australian university. Applicants are required to demonstrate the need for financial assistance and have successfully completed at least all of the first year requirements of a degree course.

Closing date for applications: Friday 27 April 2018

For further information and an application form, please visit University Education Award – Zonta Club of Perth Inc


The Zonta International Young Woman in Public Affairs Award
Value: $500 (with additional award opportunities)

The Zonta International Young Woman in Public Affairs Award recognizes young women, ages 16-19, who demonstrate superior leadership skills and a commitment to public service and civic causes. The Award encourages them to continue their participation in public and political life. One application provides up to three award opportunities:

  • Club Level: The Zonta Club of Perth Inc selects one applicant to receive a $500 club award.
  • District Level: The successful Club application is then forwarded to Zonta International District 23 for consideration of an additional US$1,000 district award.
  • International Level: The successful District 23 application is then forwarded to Zonta International to be considered for an additional US$4,000 international award.

Applications are now closed

For further information and an application form, please visit Young Woman in Public Affairs Award – Zonta Club of Perth Inc


Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme
Value: $15,000 per year for full-time study, $7,500 per year for part-time study for the duration of the course

The Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship (PHMSS) is available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are studying a course in ATSI health work, allied health, dentistry and oral health, medicine, midwifery or nursing. The PHMSS is an Australian Government initiative designed to encourage and assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander undergraduate students in health-related disciplines to complete their studies and join the health workforce. The scheme was established in recognition of Dr Arnold ‘Puggy’ Hunter's significant contribution to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and his role as Chair of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation.

Applications will be considered from applicants who are:

  • of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent;
  • enrolled or intending to enrol in an entry level or graduate entry level health related course including Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Dentistry; and
  • intending to study in the academic year that the scholarship is offered.

Applications are now closed.

For further information please visit www.acn.edu.au


The Associates Rugby Union Football Club Scholarship
Value: $1,000 (Up to 3 Scholarships)

The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist and encourage students in financial need from the Associates Rugby Union Football Club enrolled at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle.

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Be enrolled full time at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle;
  2. Be a playing member of the Associates Rugby Union Football Club; and
  3. Be able to demonstrate the circumstances set out in the Selection Criteria.

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 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 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


AMA Indigenous Medical Scholarship
Value: $10,000 per year

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must be:

  • Be of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander origin. For the purposes of this Scholarship, an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person is someone of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent, who identifies as an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person and is accepted as such by the community in which he or she lives or has lived. Applicants must provide an official letter from an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community organisation supporting their claim; and
  • Be enrolled full time at an Australian medical school and has successfully completed at least their first year of medicine. Students who are currently in their first year of medicine are eligible to apply for the Scholarship for their second year, but must provide evidence of successful completion of their first year in order to be awarded the Scholarship.

Applications are now closed.

For further information and an application form, please visit Australian Medical Association.



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.

Applications now closed.

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

Scholarship Conditions


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

This Scholarship aims to encourage and support medical research training in the area of women’s health, and provide financial support to postgraduate students with exceptional research promise to pursue a career in medical research. The term of this research scholarship is up to two years for Master by Research recipients and three years for Doctor of Philosophy recipients. Where students are enrolled part time, the value of the award will be half that of the standard full-time rate.

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

  1. Be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia;
  2. Be enrolled (full time or part-time) in 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 (RTP stipends 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.

Closing date for applications: Friday 23 March 2018 at 5pm.

Scholarship Conditions
For an Application Form please visit the Postgraduate Research page.

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

The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist and encourage a meritorious student for the duration of their studies, for whom 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 University.

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be enrolled as a full time student at the University Fremantle Campus;
  • Have completed at least 1 year full time study towards their first Bachelor degree (with the exception of students enrolled in the School of Medicine);
  • Be 18 to 24 years of age; and
  • Be able to demonstrate that their educational opportunities are limited due to adverse circumstances as set out in the Selection Criteria.

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 Catenian Charity Inc. Scholarship
Value: $5,000 per annum

The Catenian Charity Inc. Scholarship (The Catenians – strengthening Catholic family life through friendship and faith) is established to assist Catholic students who are in necessitous circumstances*, enrolled at a Western Australian tertiary institution or tertiary residential college, 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. 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, if there is satisfactory academic progress, for the duration of their studies. The student must use the money to discharge their liability to the institution or college.

*A person is in necessitous circumstances where they don't have enough financial resources to have a modest standard of living in Australia. An indicator of this would be where a person's level of income is such that they are eligible to receive income-tested government benefits. Other indicators are health needs (such as sickness or disability) and family responsibilities. Such non-financial needs can cause financial necessity.

Applications are now closed.

The Scholarship Conditions and an application form can be obtained at reception@bryantchurch.com.au.


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.

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 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. Rural background is defined as residency for 5 years consecutively or 10 years cumulatively in an ASGS-RA 2-5 area.

Applications 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.

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 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

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


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

The Patricia V Kailis Research Scholarship has 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 is co-jointly sponsored by the University and the Spinnaker Health Research Foundation.

The Scholarship is available for a period of three years with the possibility for a six month extension thereafter in exceptional circumstances, and is valued at $30,000 per annum (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 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 2018.

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


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.

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 John Joseph Magee PSM Scholarship
Value: $3,000

The John Joseph Magee PSM Scholarship has been established 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 be:

  1. Be enrolled full time at the Fremantle Campus; and
  2. Be undertaking their studies internally.

Applicants are required to demonstrate:

  1. Financial need and any other personal circumstances which warrant special consideration;
  2. Drive and commitment to achieve academically;
  3. Exemplary community service, personal volunteer efforts and active involvement in helping others; and
  4. Academic merit.

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


Mannkal Overseas Internship Program

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 are now closed.


Mary MacKillop Foundation Indigenous Tertiary Scholarship

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.

Please visit www.mackillopfoundation.org.au/projects/#scholarships for further information.


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
Application Form


The M. K. Tandon Medical Research Scholarship

This 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.

One or more Scholarships will be awarded per annum, each with a total value equivalent to the annual stipend payable for an Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship as calculated in accordance with the Commonwealth Scholarships Guidelines (Research) 2010. The term of the Scholarship is up to two years for Master by Research recipients and three years for Doctor of Philosophy recipients. Where students are enrolled part time, the value of the Scholarship will be half that of the standard full-time Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship rate. Candidates in concurrent receipt of another scholarship are eligible for the Scholarship. The Selection Committee reserves the right to award it to a value less than the total amount as set out above.

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

  • Be undertaking a Higher Degree by Research in the School of Medicine, Fremantle, including but not limited to a Master 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.

Closing date for applications: Friday 23 March 2018 at 5pm.

Scholarship Conditions
For an Application Form please visit the Postgraduate Research page.


Personal and Professional Development Visiting Scholarship
Value: $3,000

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.

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

  1. Be currently enrolled in the School of Medicine, Fremantle; and
  2. Have successfully completed their requirements for their final year elective and be a student of Good Standing in the School of Medicine, Fremantle.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 1 May 2018 at 5.00pm.

Scholarship Conditions
Scholarship Application Form

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


Australian Rotary Health Indigenous Health Scholarship
Value: $5,000 per year

The Scholarship aims to assist Indigenous students to undertake a course in a wide range of health related professions. To be eligible for the scholarship applicants must:

  • Be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin or both. For the purposes of this application, an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander is someone who identifies as being of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin and is accepted as such by the community in which he or she has lived. Applicants will be asked to provide a letter from an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander organisation or community supporting their claim; and
  • Be undertaking and enrolled in an appropriate approved medical or health related degree.

For further information and an application form, please visit Australian Rotary Health.



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.

Applications are now closed.

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

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

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.

Applications are now closed.

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.

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 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.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 1 May 2018 at 5.00pm.

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

Scholarship Conditions
Scholarship Application Form


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.

Applications are now closed.

Please visit www.siswp.org for further information.


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 2018.

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 D’Souza Family Scholarship
Value: $5,000

The D’Souza Family 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.

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 Fr PJ McGuire Scholarship
Value: $2,500

The purpose of the Fr PJ McGuire Scholarship is to support students of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, with a preference for Kimberley students, studying at the Broome, Fremantle, or Sydney Campus of The University of Notre Dame Australia (University).

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be 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;
  • Be enrolled or accepted for enrolment in an Undergraduate, Postgraduate or VET course at The University of Notre Dame Australia;
  • Be able to demonstrate that the award of the Scholarship would assist their educational opportunities;
  • Demonstrate academic merit;
  • Demonstrate personal commitment and motivation to succeed in their study; and
  • Be undertaking their studies internally.

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


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.

Applications open in late July, early August each year and are accepted for up to six weeks from the opening date.

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.


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