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Prizes, Bursaries and Scholarships

Every year prizes, awards and scholarships are presented to Medicine students who are deserving of recognition and/or assistance.

Below is a list of prizes, awards and scholarships available specifically for Medicine students. Students are only required to apply for those prizes that specify an application process. For all other prizes, the student whom best meets the criteria outlined will receive the award.

Interested in scholarships? You may be eligible to apply for other scholarships that are not listed on this page. To search the full list of UTAS scholarships please visit the UTAS Scholarships and Bursaries website (opens in a new window).

Students will be required to apply for scholarships. Please see the relevant link, or visit Scholarships and Bursaries (opens in a new window) for more information.

Scholarships and Bursaries

General Financial Support

Title Year Level
Hedley Lux Gregg Bursary in medicine entering year 4 or year 5
Dr Vivian Barlow TTasmania University Scholarship in Medicine 1
Medical Council of Tasmania Medical Student Scholarship 1
Hilary and Alan Wallace Scholarship in Medicine Any
J. Bruce Hamilton Access Scholarship Any
Dr MG Ciezar Memorial Scholarship Graduate
Medical Student ‘Aboriginal Entry Application Process’ Funding Scheme Grant 1
Northern Florence Nightingale Bursary 1
Rotary Club of Burnie Scholarship in Rural Medicine 4
Rotary Club of Wynyard Scholarship in Rural Medicine 4
Southern Tasmanian General Practitioners Scholarship in General Practice 3-5

Financial Support for Honours

Title Year Level
Tasmanian School of Medicine Honours Scholarship Honours
William and Beatrice Taylor Honours Scholarship in Medical Science Honours
Clifford Craig Foundation Medical Honours Scholarship Honours
RANZCO (Tasmanian Branch) Honours Research Scholarship Honours
Dr Leon Wescombe Scholarship in Medicine Honours

Financial Support for Electives

Title Year Level
AMA Elective Scholarship 4
Paediatrics Elective Scholarship 4
Amber Weatherstone Memorial Scholarship 4
M Rushforth Scholarship 4
RFDS Commercial Travellers Association 4th year Medical Student Scholarship 4
Kathleen Menzies Elective Essay Prize 5
Tasmanian School of Medicine Elective Prize (Outside Australia) 5
Tasmanian School of Medicine Elective Prize (Within Australia) 5
Denis P Mackey Scholarship 4-5
Dr Santokh Singh Sindhu Travelling Scholarship in Paediatrics 4-5
Kenneth Douglas McConnell Memorial Scholarship 3-5
University of Tasmania Study Abroad and Exchange Scholarship 1-5

Financial Support for Selectives

Title Year Level
RFDS Fred McKay Medical Student Scholarship 5


2023 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 Prize criteria Expressions of Interest are available in the Final Year Prize MyLO unit.

Title Year Level
Allan J Foster Memorial Prize (M01) Final
Andrew Platts Memorial Prize in Internal Medicine (M105) Final
Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists Prize (M95) Final
Australian Medical Association (Tasmanian Branch) Prize (M03) Final
Dr Bill Jackson Memorial Award (M92) Final
Frank Gaha Prize (M17) Final
Frank W. Fay Prize in Surgery (M16) Final
JF Correy Prize (M29) Final
John Daly Memorial Prize (M15) Final
Launceston General Hospital Medical Staff Association Dr. Kim Rooney Award (M110) Final
Pete Donkersley Memorial Prize in Global Health (M121) Final
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Prize (M23) Final
The University of Tasmania Prize in Ophthalmology (supported by the Tasmanian Branch of RANZCO) (M24) Final
Tasmanian Emergency Medicine Prize (M125) Final
Therapeutics Guidelines Prizes (three) Final

Roll of Excellence

Roll of Excellence

Prizes awarded without application required

Title Year Level
C A and L H Greatrex Medical Prize 1
Clinical Distinction Awards (PDF 45.4 KB Final
Arthur Cobbold Prize 2
The Gurdip K. Sindhu Prize in Paediatrics Year 4 but awarded in Final
G. E. Clemons Prize Final
Paula Wilson Memorial Prize in Neuroscience 3
RANZCOG Women's Health award Year 4 but awarded in Final
Rotary Club of Somerset Award in Rural Healt 4


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