Summary

Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Postgraduate
Study area Medicine
Scholarship value At least $4,500 unless this amount exceeds the annual income from the underlying endowment fund.
Scholarship duration 1 year
Number awarded 1
Opening date 16 July 2021
Closing date 27 August 2021

Description

Established in 2019 by the Frazer Family Foundation under the Create Change Scholarship Match Initiative and maintained by income generated from the endowment fund. As Co-Chairs of the ‘Not if, when’ campaign, Professor Ian Frazer AC FRS and Mrs Caroline Frazer (MEdSt ’97) understand the transformative power of education and the importance of access to education for promising students, regardless of financial or economic background. Through this gift, they hope to support students interested in undertaking a rewarding and meaningful career in medicine. This Scholarship has been created to empower and support future medical professionals and researchers to enable them to make a lasting impact on society.

Eligibility

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

  1. submits an application to the Dean, by the closing date for applications;
  2. is enrolled full-time in the Doctor of Medicine;
  3. can provide documentary evidence of financial hardship; and
  4. does not hold another Scholarship that the Dean considers similar.

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

Selection criteria

The Scholarships will be awarded to applicants showing greatest merit, as demonstrated by –

  1. evidence of financial need;
  2. strength of personal statement demonstrating how the Scholarship will assist completion of the Doctor of Medicine;
  3. academic achievement in courses undertaken to date in the Doctor of Medicine; and
  4. any other matter that the selection committee considers relevant to the applicant’s future success in their study.

Scholarship rules

Contact

Desirée George
3346 5375

Terms and conditions

A recipient may hold a Scholarship for one year or as otherwise specified in Addendum 1 for a Named Scholarship, subject to the recipient –

  1. continuing to be enrolled full-time in the program in which the recipient was enrolled when awarded the Scholarship;
  2. achieving a GPA of at least 5 in the first semester of the Scholarship in the year of award.
  3. not holding another Scholarship that the Dean considers to be similar.