Dr Paul Stuart McCarthy Memorial Prize


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Postgraduate
Study area Medicine
Scholarship value $2,000
Scholarship duration 1 Year
Number awarded 1
Opening date 14 September 2021
Closing date 26 October 2021


Established in 2008 and maintained by the income from a donation of $25,000 by Mrs Haila McCarthy on behalf of her family, in memory of her son Dr Paul Stuart McCarthy.


Year 4 Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery or Doctor of Medicine program students have undertaken an approved clinincal rotation in the year of the award and have completed this rotation either interstate or overseas.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Please click HERE to submit an application.

Your application should include:

  • a report of no more that 1000 words outlining your interstate/overseas experience
  • a personal statement addressing the selection criteria
  • any other documentation you think would support your application.


Selection criteria

Awarded to the most meritorious student based on -

(i)      a report of no more than 1000 words on their interstate or overseas study experience; and

(ii)     a personal statement addressing the following:

(A)    integrity of character; and

(B)    contribution to the UQMS; and

(C)    involvement in community service; and

(D)    demonstrated interest in sport or adventure or both.

Scholarship rules


Scholarship and Awards Coordinator, Faculty of Medicine
(07) 3346 5375

Terms and conditions

The report will be reproduced in the annual UQMS magazine.