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Faculty of Medicine and Health

Postgraduate coursework scholarships
From public health and pharmacy to health sciences or medicine scholarships, we have a wide range of options for domestic medicine and health students.

To find a scholarship that works for you, expand the relevant school and click on the scholarship title links. Alternatively, you can browse the full list of postgraduate coursework scholarships for Faculty of Medicine and Health students in the table below.

This page includes scholarships for both prospective and current domestic students. 

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date
ANZAC Research Institute Nano DeLiver Postgraduate Scholarship $35,000 p.a. (up to 1 years)
  • PhD student
  • Research in a project entitled “In vivo delivery of CRISPR/Cas9 and siRNA using a synthetic nanotechnology based intracellular delivery platform
3 June 2022 19 June 2022
Australian Rotary Health Indigenous Health Scholarship $5000 p.a. 
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Studying or commencing in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree within medicine and health
  • Completed at least one year of tertiary study at an Australian University 
Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia Scholarships See page details
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident, or New Zealand citizen
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate student
  • Interest to find a cure for multiple sclerosis
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The Gordon Sanderson Scholarship $6,000-$10,000
  • Students enrolled in the University of Sydney
N/A 15 Aug 2022
NSW Regional Dentistry Scholarship See page details
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Have lived in regional NSW
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine student
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The Ronald Ettinger Scholarship $6500
  • Coursework student interested in undertaking a project in geriatric or special-care dentistry
Walter John Douglas Partridge Memorial Scholarship $750
  • Full-time student in third-year Doctor of Dental Medicine
A M Taylor Scholarship in Orthopaedic and Traumatic Surgery Up to $10,000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Stage 3 and year 3 of MD
  • Accepted into an elective term in orthopaedic and traumatic surgery
Australian Medical Association Indigenous Peoples Medical Scholarship $10,000
  • See page details
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Dean's Elective Term Scholarship Up to $3000
  • Full-time MBBS or MD student
  • Taking an elective term overseas
Douglas and Margaret Saunders Elective Term Medical Scholarship Up to $2500
  • Full-time MBBS or MD student
  • Taking an elective term in Zambia
Herbert and Valmae Freilich Indigenous Scholarship $5000 p.a. (for 4 years)
  • Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students
  • Full-time MD student
Indigenous Postgraduate Coursework Tuition Fee Scholarship Tuition fees + SSA fees
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Coursework student at Sydney Medical School
  • Employed in clinical practice or on approved leave
Peter and Suzanne Davidson Scholarship $7000
  • Third-year Doctor of Medicine student
  • Interested in general practice and community primary care
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Atopic Dermatitis Subtypes $35,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic PhD student
  • Conduct research into molecular pathways to explain the differences between atopic dermatitis subtypes
22 July 2022 18 August 2022
Professor John Beveridge Elective Term Medical Scholarship $3000
  • Domestic MBBS or MD student
  • Taking an elective term outside the Sydney metropolitan area
Technion Exchange Scholarship Up to $5000
  • Full-time MBBS or MD student
  • Undertaking an elective term at Technion (Israel Institute of Technology)
The Julia and Francis Miller Family Medical Elective Term Scholarship $2500
  • Third year, Stage 3 MD or MBBS student
  • Taking an elective term in a developing country
Third World or Rural Australia Medicine Elective Scholarship Various
  • Third year MD student
  • Based at the University of Sydney Westmead Clinical School
  • Taking an elective term in a third world country or in rural Australia
Walter and Eliza Hall Scholarship Trust Opportunity Scholarship for Nursing $10,000 (for up to 3 years)
  • Domestic undergraduate nursing student
  • Financially disadvantaged background

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme

$15,000 p.a. (for up to 4 years)
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander pharmacy student
  • Member of the student Rural Health Club or a member of the University’s affiliate Rural Health Club
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Indigenous Health Promotion – Social and Emotional Wellbeing Scholarship $12,500
  • Commencing in the Graduate Diploma in Indigenous Health Promotion (Social and Emotional Wellbeing)
  • Enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place
Judy Simpson Biostatistics Scholarship Paid fees (for up to 2 units of study)
  • Domestic postgraduate student studying biostatistics
  • High achiever
Public Health Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship $15,000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Commencing a Master of Public Health
  • Hold a Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Health Promotion
Sydney School of Public Health Clinical Epidemiology Scholarship Maximum value of $10,000
  • Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) or Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) student
The Harvey Sutton Public Health Scholarship $15,000
  • Commencing a Master of Public Health 
  • Demonstrate a commitment to social justice
Susan Wakil Scholarships - Postgraduate Greater Sydney Up to $8625
  • Domestic postgraduate nursing student from Greater Sydney
27 August 2021 21 February 2022
The Johnson Nursing Scholarship $5,000 p.a. (for up to one year)
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate coursework nursing student
  • Experiencing financial disadvantage
8 June 2022 23 June 2022
Trace Richey Nursing Scholarship $7000 (for full-time course duration)
  • Australian Citizens or Australian Permanent Residents
  • Studying first year of a Master of Cancer and Haematology Nursing
20 June 2022 4 July 2022

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