Summary

Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Postgraduate
Study area Medicine
Scholarship value $5,000
Scholarship duration 1 year
Number awarded 1
Opening date 21 June 2021
Closing date 16 July 2021

Eligibility

An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship, if the applicant –

(a)     submits an application to the Associate Dean by the closing date; and

       (b)     is a full-time domestic student in accordance with the University’s Fee Policy; and

(c)     is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Person; and

(d)    can provide documentary evidence of financial need; and

(e)    is enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine.

Applications are closed.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Send your completed application to med.prizes@uq.edu.au.

Your application must include the following:

  1. Completed Cover Page
  2. Completed Student Income Statement (please note that payments received from Centrelink are considered as income)
  3. Centrelink Income Statement
  4. Copy of your unofficial transcript from Si-Net
  5. Personal statement demonstrating how the Scholarship will assist completion of the Doctor of Medicine
  6. Evidence of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status (see Scholarship rules 2. Definitions for more information

Selection criteria

The Scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing greatest merit, as demonstrated by –

(a)     evidence of financial need; and

(b)     strength of personal statement demonstrating how the Scholarship will assist completion of the Doctor of Medicine; and

(c)     any other matter that the selection committee deems relevant.

Preference will be given to applicants who do not hold another scholarship that the Associate Dean considers to be similar.

Applications are closed.

Contact

Desirée George
3346 5375
Applications are closed.

Terms and conditions

(1)          The recipient may hold the Scholarship up to 1 year, subject to the recipient –

(a)     continuing to be enrolled full-time in the Doctor of Medicine; and

(b)     achieving an overall GPA of 4.0 for each semester of study and passing all courses in which they are enrolled.

(2)           If a recipient fails to satisfy rule 6(1), the recipient must show cause to the Associate Dean why the Scholarship should not be cancelled.

(3)           The Scholarship may not be deferred or interrupted.

 

Terminology

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Person means a person who can provide compelling evidence of their Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status. Confirmation of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status under the common seal of a community organisation may be provided. Where exceptional circumstances apply, statutory declarations and other forms of documentation may be considered. Original or certified copies of supporting documentation must be provided.

Associate Dean means the Associate Dean (Academic), Faculty of Medicine.

Scholarship means the Pomfrey Medical Trust Scholarship.

Applications are closed.