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 2
Opening date 16 July 2021
Closing date 27 August 2021

Description

Established in 2019 by Professor Ian Gough AM and Dr Ruth Gough under the Create Change Scholarship Match Initiative and maintained by income generated from the endowment fund. Both Professor Gough and Dr Gough are UQ Medical Program graduates, and their daughters, Jenny and Helen, are also UQ graduates. Professor Ian Gough is a former Royal Australasian College of Surgeons President and was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for his significant service to medicine as a clinician, to education as an academic, researcher and author, and through medical advisory roles. Dr Ruth Gough is a former psychiatrist who taught and mentored many UQ graduates.

This scholarship sits under the Faculty of Medicine’s Financial Aid Scholarships.

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.
Applications are closed.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Please click HERE to submit an application.

Note the following:

Your personal statement must demonstrate how the Scholarship will assist in the 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.
Applications are closed.

Scholarship rules

Contact

Scholarship and Awards Coordinator, Faculty of Medicine
(07) 3346 5375
Applications are closed.

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.  maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress in each semester that the Scholarship is held; and
  3. not holding another Scholarship that the Dean considers to be similar.
Applications are closed.