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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
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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Rowan Nicks Russell Drysdale Fellowship in Australian Indigenous Health and Welfare (pdf, 160.6KB) Up to $60,000 (for 12 months)
  • Australian citizen
  • Appropriate prior experience
  • Proof of community consultation and affirmation and/or education
  • Undertake a project/program, further education or research
Open 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
TBC TBC
GS Caird Scholarship in Dentistry $2500
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine or Bachelor of Oral Health student
  • High academic achiever
6 April 2020 30 April 2020
The A-dec Australia Scholarship in Dentistry $10,000
  • First year Doctor of Dental Medicine or Bachelor of Oral Health student
TBC TBC
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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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
24 April 2020 24 May 2020
The Armin Roth Scholarship in Dentistry $6000
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) or Bachelor of Oral Health student
  • High achiever
6 April 2020 30 April 2020
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
17 October 2019 7 November 2019
Australian Medical Association Indigenous Peoples Medical Scholarship $10,000 (for course duration)
  • 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
TBC TBC
Dean's Scholarship Fund Conference Grant TBC
  • Doctor of Medicine student presenting work at a conference
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
1 May 2020 19 May 2020
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 overseas
TBC TBC
Dr Carl Richard Jackson Scholarship $3500
  • Domestic MD student
  • Undertake an elective term in a nominated country
1 May 2020 19 May 2020
Dr John Osbourne RN Scholarship TBC
  • Doctor of Medicine student
  • Resident of St Paul's College
24 April 2020 28 May 2020
Harvey Medical Scholarship See page details
  • Australian citizen
  • Student in the Doctor of Medicine program
  • Resident of St John's College
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Herbert and Valmae Freilich Indigenous Scholarship $5000 pa (for 4 years)
  • Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students
  • Full-time MD student
N/A N/A
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
16 December 2019 13 January 2020
John Flood Memorial Scholarship TBC
  • Student interested in undertaking research in neuropathology
31 December 2019 27 March 2020
Peter and Suzanne Davidson Scholarship $7000
  • Third-year Doctor of Medicine student
  • Interested in general practice and community primary care
3 October 2019 2 November 2019
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)
1 May 2020 19 May 2020
The Delma and Albert Moulding Scholarship $11,250 pa (for up to 4 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Commencing or enrolled in a Doctor of Medicine
27 November 2019 6 April 2020
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 Julie Wu Scholarships in Medicine $12,500 pa (for 4 years)
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident, or New Zealand citizen
  • Commencing MD student
  • Demonstrate financial need
24 March 2020 28 April 2020
The Rabbi Brasch Bursary $25,500 (for up to 4 years)
  • Students about to commence a Doctor of Medicine
  • Financial need
29 May 2020 21 June 2020
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
20 April 2020  20 November 2020
Vietnam Elective Term Scholarship $3000
  • Third-year Stage 3 MD or MBBS student
  • Taking an elective term in Vietnam
TBC TBC
Susan Wakil Scholarships – Postgraduate Greater Sydney $3250 to $4062 pa + $500
  • Domestic postgraduate nursing student from Greater Sydney
27 August 2019 6 January 2020
Susan Wakil Scholarships –Postgraduate Rural and Regional Australia $8450 to $10,562 + $500
  • Domestic postgraduate nursing student from rural or regional Australia
27 August 2019 6 January 2020
Trace Richey Scholarship $7000 (for course duration)
  • Domestic student 
  • Studying first year of a Master of Cancer and Haematology Nursing
15 July 2019 31 January 2020
Walter and Eliza Hall Scholarship Trust Opportunity Scholarship for Nursing $10,000
  • Domestic undergraduate nursing student
  • Financially disadvantaged background
14 January 2019 21 March 2019
Women's Plans Foundation Award $1000
  • Domestic student studying an honours or postgraduate nursing course
  • Interested in reproductive health in third world countries
5 July 2019 27 September 2019
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme See page details
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Pharmacy student
  • Rural Health Club member
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Cerebral Palsy Alliance Professor Henry J Cowan Memorial Scholarship $1500
  • Domestic full-time student in occupational therapy, speech pathology or physiotherapy
  • High academic achiever
7 August 2019 31 October 2019
The Robinson Family Scholarship for Female Indigenous Students $20,000 (for up to 4 years)
  • Female
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Enrolled in a medicine and health or law degree
7 August 2019 31 October 2019
Sydney School of Health Sciences Student Leadership Award $1000
  • Current student engaged in leadership activities while studying health sciences
7 August 2019 27 October 2019
Indigenous Health Promotion – Social and Emotional Wellbeing Scholarship $12,500
  • Commencing full-time 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
6 May 2020 29 July 2020
Ruth Colagiuri Health Policy Scholarship $10,000
  • Master of Health Policy student
6 May 2020 30 June 2020
Stephen Leeder Health Policy Scholarship $10,000
  • Master of Health Policy student
6 May 2020 30 June 2020
Susan Tompkins Scholarship for Indigenous Health Programs $1000
  • Enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Health Promotion
  • Demonstrate a commitment to Indigenous health and welfare
21 April 2020 3 June 2020
Sydney School of Public Health Clinical Epidemiology Scholarship $10,000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Academic high achiever
1 July 2019 31 January 2020
The Harvey Sutton Global Health Scholarship $10,000
  • Master of Global Health student
  • Demonstrate a commitment to social justice and global health
6 May 2020 30 June 2020
The Harvey Sutton Public Health Scholarship $10,000
  • Master of Public Health student
  • Demonstrate a commitment to social justice
6 May 2020 30 June 2020
The University of Sydney Bioethics Scholarship $10,000
  • Master of Bioethics student
6 May 2020 30 June 2020
The University of Sydney Global Health Equity Scholarship $10,000
  • Master of Global Health student
  • Experienced hardship or disadvantage
6 May 2020 29 July 2020
The University of Sydney Public Health Equity Scholarship $10,000
  • Master of Public Health student
  • Experienced hardship or disadvantage
6 May 2020 30 June 2020