Faculty of Health

Prizes, Bursaries and Scholarships

General Financial Support

Title Year Value Links Closing date
RCPA Pathology Scholarship any $2000 Form, Information (PDF) 2 May 2017
Hedley Lux Gregg Bursary 3-5 ≈$1500 Rules Forthcoming TBC
Rustica Bursaries All Varies Rustica site
GPSN Schwartz First Wave Scholarship Program 3-4 Varies GPSN site 29 Jun 2017
Rural Australia Medical Undergraduate Scholarship (RAMUS) All $10 000 RAMUS site 13 Jan 2017
AMA Indigenous Peoples' Medical Scholarship All $9000 p/a Rules (PDF 128 KB) 10 May 2017
Dr Vivian Barlow Tas Uni Scholarship 1 $3000 p/a More information TBC
Medical Council of Tasmania 2017 Medical Student Scholarship Yr 1 $8000 p/a More information TBC

Financial Support for Honours

Title Year Value Links Closing date
Medical Science Precinct Honours scholarship Honours $5000 More Information TBC
William and Beatrice Taylor Scholarship Honours $2000 Rules TBC 31 Oct 2017
Brenda White Scholarship in medical research Honours $10 000 More information TBC
Launceston Clinical School GP Honours Scholarship Honours $10 000 More information TBC

Financial Support for Electives

Title Year Value Links Closing date
AMA Elective Award Penultimate $500 More Information 30th June 2017
Paediatrics Elective Scholarship (Alder Hey hospital, Liverpool , UK) 4 GBP 500 Rules (Word Doc) 1 April 2017
Amber Weatherstone Memorial Scholarship (AIS Sports elective) 3-4 $750 Rules (Word Doc 106.8 KB) 1 April 2017
M Rushforth Bursary (Ophthalmology elective) Penultimate $1000 Rules (PDF 12 KB) 1 April 2017
Commercial Travellers Association RFDS Rural Electives Scholarship 4-5 $4000 More information 1 April 2017
Kathleen Menzies Elective Essay Prize Final $1000 Rules (Word Doc 490 KB) 1 April 2017
TSOM Elective Prizes (5) Final $500 Rules (Word Doc 491 KB) 1 April 2017
The Lund Bursary Final $1000 Rules (PDF 32 KB) 1 April 2017
Research in Low Resource Countries Bursary 4-5 $500 Rules (PDF 105 KB) June 30 and November 1 each year
Denis P Mackey Scholarship (GP focus) 4 $2500 More information TBC
Dr Santokh Singh Sindhu Travelling Scholarship in Paediatrics   $2500 More information 30 Jun 2017
Kenneth Douglas McConnell Memorial Bursary (Psychiatry focus)   $4000 More information TBC
Overseas student mobility scholarship 4-5 $2000 More information 1 Apr 2017
Tasmania Overseas Travel Scholarship 2-5 Up to $3000 More information 30 June 2017
Foundation Overseas Exchange Scholarship 2-5 Up to $5000 More information 30 June 2017
Estelle Marguerite Taylor Overseas Exchange Scholarship Any Up to $5000 More information 30 Jun 2017

Financial Support for Selectives

Title Year Value Links Closing date
Fred McKay Medical Student Scholarship 5 $3000 More Information 30 June 2017

Conference Funding

Title Year Value Links Closing date
Conference Support Funding Award All $750 Guidelines and form (Word Doc) 1 Apr 2017
1 Aug 2017

2017 Final Year Medicine Prize

To be eligible for any of the prizes listed below students must have:

  • Performed satisfactorily in all components of the final two years of the MBBS, and
  • Achieved the desired competency in all summative MCQ and OSCE assessments on the first attempt in the final two years of the course.

Please note that Expressions of Interest are to be lodged through MyLO.

Title Year Value Links Closing date
Allan J Foster Memorial Prize (M01) Final $200 Application form (PDF) 20 Aug 2017
Andrew Platts Memorial Prize in Internal Medicine Final $2000 Application form (PDF) 20 Aug 2017
Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists Prize (M95) Final Book voucher to value of $500 Application form (PDF) 20 Aug 2017
Australian Medical Association (Tasmanian Branch) Prize (M03) Final $300 & Diploma Application form (PDF) 20 Aug 2017
David Gibson and Bruce McDonald Prize in Respiratory Medicine (M43) Final $250 towards learning resources Application form (PDF) 20 Aug 2017
Dr Bill Jackson Memorial Award (M92) Final $200 Application form (PDF) 20 Aug 2017
Frank Gaha Prize (M17) Final $500 Application form (PDF) 20 Aug 2017
Frank W. Fay Prize in Surgery (M16) Final $600 Application form (PDF) 20 Aug 2017
JF Correy Prize (M29) Final $200 Application form (PDF) 20 Aug 2017
John Daly Memorial Prize (M15) Final $150 & Medal Application form (PDF) 20 Aug 2017
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Prize (M23) Final $300 voucher & Plaque Application form (PDF) 20 Aug 2017
The University of Tasmania Prize in Ophthalmology (supported by the Tasmanian Branch of RANZCO) (M24) Final $400 Application form (PDF) 20 Aug 2017
Therapeutics Guidelines Prizes (three) Final $150-$300 Application form (PDF) 20 Aug 2017
Global Health Award Final Book Application form (PDF) 20 Aug 2017

Dean's Roll of Excellence

Rules for Eligibility (PDF 18.8 KB)


Prizes awarded without application required

Title Year Value Links
Clinical Distinction Awards Final Certificate only Rules (PDF 72.7 KB)
The Gurdip K. Sindhu Prize in Paediatrics Year 4 but awarded in Final $300 plus engraved Huon Pine box Rules (PDF 60.8 KB)
G. E. Clemons Award Final $200 Rules (Word Doc)
Shepherd Millingen Prize & Boyd Prize Year 3 $200 Book Voucher Criteria (PDF 21.0 KB)
Launceston General Hospital Medical Staff Association Award Final $500 plus Medallion Criteria (PDF 69.7 KB)

Further Information

Contact Medicine

Students in demonstrable need of financial support should also consider the following: