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Technion Exchange Scholarship

An elective term scholarship for Doctor of Medicine students
This scholarship supports students to take an elective term overseas at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
Up to $5000
  • Full-time MBBS or MD student undertaking an elective term at Technion (Israel Institute of Technology)
27 October 2022 10 November 2022

How to apply

Apply here.

The scholarship will be awarded on the recommendation of the Head of School and Dean of the Sydney Medical School or their nominee on behalf of a selection committee including a representative of Technion Australia and the trustee for the FJAA Scholarship.

Benefits

The maximum value of this scholarship will be $2,500 per successful recipient undertaking a 4-week placement or $5,000 per successful recipient undertaking an 8-week placement.

Who's eligible

You must be:

  • enrolled full-time in the Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • undertaking an elective term at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology for a minimum of four weeks.

Background

Established in 2007, this scholarship was established to facilitate the international elective term experience for students enrolled in either the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery or the Doctor of Medicine.

This scholarship is funded through a collaboration by Technion Australia (NSW) and the Ferdinand Joland Austin and Andreas Brummer Scholarship (FJAA Scholarship).

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established in 2007 to provide assistance to students studying a Doctor of Medicine and undertaking an International elective term placement.

b. This Scholarship has been funded by Technion Australia (NSW) and the Ferdinand Joland Austin and Andreas Brummer Scholarship (FJAA Scholarship).

2. Eligibility

1. Applicants must be currently enrolled full-time in a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be undertaking an elective term at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology for a minimum duration of four weeks.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:

          I. academic merit,

          II. curriculum vitae,

          III. references, and

          IV. a personal statement.

b. Applicants may be required to attend an interview.

c. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School and Dean of the Sydney Medical School, or their nominated delegate(s), on behalf of a selection committee consisting of a representative of Technion Australia and the trustee for the FJAA Scholarship.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $2,500 for a four-week placement, or $5,000 for an eight-week placement.

b. The Scholarship value will be paid as a one-off payment upon receipt of the signed Terms and Conditions and Acceptance Form

c.  The Scholarship is intended to facilitate travel and is tenable for the Elective Term placement period.

d. The Scholarship is only tenable for the approved institution/placement that the applicant applied for as part of their Elective Term.

e. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted

f.  The scholarship cannot be transferred to another University school, faculty or university.

g. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

h. Travel insurance will be provided by the University of Sydney in accordance with University policy

i. No other amount is payable.

5. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

        I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

        II. changes their elective term placement prior to notifying the Sydney Medical School,

       III. commences part-time study without prior approval from the Head of School and Dean, The University of Sydney School of Medicine,

       IV. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

       V. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their Scholarship application,

       VI. is awarded an alternative scholarship for their Sydney Medical School Elective Term placement. In such circumstances this Scholarship will be terminated in favour of the alternative Scholarship where the alternative Scholarship is of higher value, or

      VII. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave.

b. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.  

c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or the Scholarship is terminated under any instance in the Termination Clause of these terms and conditions, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.