Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Postgraduate
Study area Medicine
Scholarship value Approximately $8000.
Scholarship duration 1 year
Number awarded 2
Opening date 13 September 2021
Closing date 10 October 2021


The scholarship will cover the cost of the Company Directors Course offered by the Australian Institute for Company Directors (AICD). The course is available in various formats including self-paced, online and face to face. It is a condition of the Scholarship that the course be completed within 6 months of being awarded, so we ask that you consider your availability to complete the course within the expected time frame.

More information on the Company Directors Course can be found by clicking on the link to the AICD website here.


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

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

(b)     is a domestic student in accordance with the university’s Fee Policy; and

(c)     is enrolled full-time in an Approved Program; and

(d)     does not hold another scholarship that the Associate Dean considers to be similar.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Please click HERE to submit an application.

Please note:

You must include a personal statement in your application. Your personal statement (of no more than 200 words) must demonstrate the following:

  1. your motivation to undertake the Company Directors Course; and
  2. the expected benefits to your future aspirations. 

It is not a requirement to submit your financial details for this scholarship. Please skip over the income and expenses questions in the application form. 

Selection criteria

(1)           For the selection process, the Associate Dean must establish a selection committee, comprising:

(a)     the Associate Dean (or nominee), as chair of the committee; and

(b)     at least two members drawn from either professional or academic staff of the Faculty of Medicine.

(2)           The Scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing greatest merit based on-

(a)     the applicant’s personal statement; and

(b)     any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant.

Scholarship rules


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Terms and conditions

(1)           The recipient may hold the Scholarship for the duration of the Course subject to the recipient –

                (a)           continuing to be enrolled full-time in the Approved Program; and

                (b)           commencing the Course within 6 months of being awarded the Scholarship.

(2)           The Scholarship may not be deferred or interrupted beyond the duration specified in 6(1)(b).


In these Scholarship rules-

Approved Program means the Doctor of Medicine.

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

Course means the Company Directors Course held by the Australian Institute for Company Directors.

Scholarship means the Bev Rowbotham Doctors on Boards Company Directors Course Scholarship.