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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
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 
TBC TBC
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
See page details See page details
Rowan Nicks Russell Drysdale Fellowship in Australian Indigenous Health and Welfare (pdf, 160.6KB) Up to $60,000
  • Australian citizen
  • Appropriate prior experience
  • Proof of community consultation and affirmation and/or education
  • Undertake a project/program, further education or research
N/A 4 September 2020
Dr Lawrence F Smith Scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students $6000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine or Bachelor of Oral Health student
  • Financial need
25 May 2021 8 June 2021
GS Caird Scholarship in Dentistry $2500
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine or Bachelor of Oral Health student
  • High academic achiever
28 July 2021 11 August 2021
NSW Regional Dentistry Scholarship See page details
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Have lived in regional NSW
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine student
See page details See page details
Sydney Dental Hospital Indigenous Scholarship $17,000
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student
  • Full-time Bachelor of Oral Health or the Doctor of Dental Medicine student
17 August 2021 14 September 2021
The Armin Roth Scholarship in Dentistry $6000
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine or Bachelor of Oral Health student
23 August 2021 21 September 2021
The Judith and Dr Mario Adamo Implant Innovation Scholarship $6000
  • Dentistry student interested in implantology research
13 May 2020 27 May 2020
The Ronald Ettinger Scholarship $6500
  • Coursework student interested in undertaking a project in geriatric or special-care dentistry
TBC TBC
Walter John Douglas Partridge Memorial Scholarship $750
  • Full-time student in third-year Doctor of Dental Medicine
N/A N/A
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
TBC TBC
Australian Medical Association Indigenous Peoples Medical Scholarship $10,000
  • See page details
See page details See page details
Dean's Elective Term Scholarship Up to $3000
  • Full-time MBBS or MD student
  • Taking an elective term overseas
TBC TBC
Douglas and Margaret Saunders Elective Term Medical Scholarship Up to $2500
  • Full-time MBBS or MD student
  • Taking an elective term in Zambia
TBC TBC
Dr Ann Formaz-Preston Scholarship $2000
  • Third year, Stage 3 MD or MBBS student
  • Based at the Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School
  • Taking an elective term in Australia
6 October 2020 6 November 2020
Dr Carl Richard Jackson Scholarship $3500
  • Domestic fourth year MD student
  • Best 500 word essay after completing elective, on commitment to global health 
21 September 2021 31 October 2021
Dr John Osbourne RN Scholarship TBC
  • Doctor of Medicine student
  • Resident of St Paul's College
17 May 2021 14 June 2021
Herbert and Valmae Freilich Indigenous Scholarship $5000 p.a. (for 4 years)
  • Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students
  • Full-time MD student
TBC TBC
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
TBC TBC
John Flood Memorial Scholarship TBC
  • Student interested in undertaking research in neuropathology
19 November 2020 31 January 2021
Peter and Suzanne Davidson Scholarship $7000
  • Third-year Doctor of Medicine student
  • Interested in general practice and community primary care
TBC TBC
Professor John Beveridge Elective Term Medical Scholarship $3000
  • Domestic MBBS or MD student
  • Taking an elective term outside the Sydney metropolitan area
TBC TBC
Sir John Loewenthal Scholarship $20,000
  • Domestic student or Hong Kong citizen
  • Master of Surgery by coursework or research, MPhil or PhD student
1 January 2020 29 February 2020
Technion Exchange Scholarship Up to $5000
  • Full-time MBBS or MD student
  • Undertaking an elective term at Technion (Israel Institute of Technology)
TBC TBC
The Delma and Albert Moulding Scholarship $11,250 p.a. (for up to 4 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Commencing or enrolled in a Doctor of Medicine
17 May 2021 14 June 2021
The Gertrude Angel-Lord and Francis Lord Scholarship $15,000 p.a. (up to 4 years)
  • Students enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine
  • Financial need
24 May 2021  28 June 2021
The John Brooke Moore Scholarship $25,000 to $40,000
  • Domestic students studying surgery
1 January 2020 29 February 2020
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
TBC TBC
The Rabbi Brasch Bursary $25,500 p.a. (4 years)
  • Students about to commence a Doctor of Medicine
  • Financial need
17 May 2021 14 June 2021
The Rotary Soukup Memorial Scholarship $15,000 p.a. (up to 4 years)
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Studying or commencing in a postgraduate degree within medicine and health
4 June 2021 21 June 2021
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
TBC TBC
Susan Wakil Scholarships - Postgraduate Greater Sydney Up to $8625
  • Domestic postgraduate nursing student from Greater Sydney
27 August 2021 21 February 2022
Susan Wakil Scholarships - Postgraduate Rural and Regional Australia Up to $21,625
  • Domestic postgraduate nursing student from an area of Australia that is not Greater Sydney
27 August 2021 21 February 2022
The Johnson Nursing Scholarship $5000
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate coursework nursing student
  • Experiencing financial disadvantage
22 March 2021 20 May  2021
Trace Richey Scholarship $7000
  • Domestic student 
  • Studying first year of a Master of Cancer and Haematology Nursing
30 March 2021 2 May 2021
Walter and Eliza Hall Scholarship Trust Opportunity Scholarship for Nursing $10,000 (for up to 3 years)
  • Domestic undergraduate nursing student
  • Financially disadvantaged background
TBC TBC
Women's Plans Foundation Award $1000
  • Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents
  • Currently enrolled in a postgraduate degree or undergraduate honours year in nursing
  • Interest in reproductive health and family planning as a component of women’s health in developing countries
23 August 2021 10 September 2021

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
See page for details See page for details
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
N/A N/A
Judy Simpson Biostatistics Scholarship Paid fees (for up to 2 units of study)
  • Domestic postgraduate student studying biostatistics
  • High achiever
N/A N/A
Public Health Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship $10,000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Commencing a Master of Public Health
  • Hold a Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Health Promotion
7 June 2021 30 June 2021
Ruth Colagiuri Health Policy Scholarship $10,000
  • Master of Health Policy student
7 June 2021 30 June 2021
Stephen Leeder Health Policy Scholarship $10,000
  • Master of Health Policy student
7 June 2021 30 June 2021
Susan Tompkins Scholarship for Indigenous Health Programs $2000
  • Enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Health Promotion
  • Demonstrate a commitment to Indigenous health and welfare
13 May 2021 17 June 2021
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
N/A N/A
The Harvey Sutton Global Health Scholarship $10,000
  • Master of Global Health student
  • Demonstrate a commitment to social justice and global health
7 June 2021 30 June 2021
The Harvey Sutton Public Health Scholarship $10,000
  • Master of Public Health student
  • Demonstrate a commitment to social justice
7 June 2021 30 June 2021
The University of Sydney Bioethics Scholarship $10,000
  • Master of Bioethics student
7 June 2021 23 July 2021
The University of Sydney Global Health Equity Scholarship $10,000
  • Master of Global Health student
  • Experienced hardship or disadvantage
7 June 2021 30 June 2021
The University of Sydney Public Health Equity Scholarship $10,000
  • Master of Public Health student
  • Experienced hardship or disadvantage
7 June 2021 30 June 2021
 
 
 

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