Summary

Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International 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 2020 as part of the UQ Giving Society’s “The Next Million Dollar Project”. Along with seed-funding provided by Alumni Friends, Adjunct Professor Joan Lawrence AM donated funds to establish a The Joan Lawrence AM Scholarship Endowment to support Medicine students who are facing financial hardship.

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. where applicable, any additional requirements for Named Scholarships as outlined in Addendum 1; 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.  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.