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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  
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
 
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 
 
Elevate Scholarship Various 
  • Domestic student
  • Identify as a woman
  • Commencing a STEM degree or Master of Business Administration (MBA) at an Australian University
 
Ghosh Family Foundation Deeksha Indigenous Doctor of Medicine Scholarship $6,000 p.a. (up to 4 years)
  • Be commencing and enrolled full-time in a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Sydney
  • Be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identity
  • Be able to demonstrate financial need 
 
Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia Scholarships See page details
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident, or New Zealand citizen
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate student
  • Interest in finding a cure for multiple sclerosis
 
The Harvey Sutton Global Health Scholarship $15,000
  • Postgraduate students studying a Master of Global Health degree
  • Demonstrate a commitment to social justice and global health
 
The Rabbi Brasch Bursary $25,500 p.a. (up to four years)
  • Enrolled full-time
  • First Year of a Doctor of Medicine (MD)
 
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
  • 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
 
Dean's Elective Term Scholarship Up to $3000
  • Full-time MD students who are taking an elective term overseas
 
The Douglas and Margaret Saunders Elective Term Medical Scholarship  $2500
  • Full-time MD students who are taking an elective term in Zambia
 
The Dr Carl Richard Jackson Scholarship $3500
  • Domestic fourth year MD students 
  • Be accepted to undertake an elective in a developing country
 
Dr Ann Formaz-Preston Scholarship $2174
  • Third-year MD student
  • Taking an elective term in Australia
 
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
 
Professor John Beveridge Elective Term Medical Scholarship $3000 (for elective term only)
  • Domestic MD student taking an elective term outside the Sydney metropolitan area or overseas 
 
Stephen Leeder Health Policy Scholarship $15,000
  • Postgraduate students studying a Master of Health Policy and Planning at the University of Sydney.
 
Technion Exchange Scholarship Up to $5,000
  • Full-time MD student
  • Undertaking an elective term at Technion (Israel Institute of Technology)
 
The Gregg Dentistry Scholarship for Indigenous students $50,000p.a. (up to 4 years)
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Dentistry Student
 
The Julia and Francis Miller Family Medical Elective Term Scholarship $2500 for elective term
  • Enrolled full-time in the third year of a Doctor of Medicine 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
 
Sue Muller Placement Scholarship $300 or $800
  • Be currently enolled and be in the final year of Bachelor/Master of Pharmacy 
  • Attend a placement site more than 100km from place of residence
  • Complete a placement of 70 hours
 
The Alek Safarian Masters Scholarship $36,000 p.a. (up to 1 year)
  • Must be enrolled in one of the eligible postgraduate degrees within the Sydney School of Pharmacy at the University of Sydney
 
GDIHP to Public Health Masters Transition Scholarship

$8,301 p.a. (up to 1 year), or

$9,300p.a. (up to 1.5 years)

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Have completed or will complete the GDIHP
  • Have an unconditional offer of a master degree in health 
  • Have obtained WAM of 65 or higher for GDIHP
 
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
 
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
 
Public Health Asia Pacific Scholarship $15,000
  • International student
  • Commencing a master's degree, graduate diploma or graduate certificate in the School of Public Health 
 
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
  • Postgraduate nursing student from Greater Sydney
 
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
 
The Johnson Nursing Scholarship $5,000 p.a. (for up to one year)
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate coursework nursing student
  • Experiencing financial disadvantage
 
The University of Sydney Bioethics Scholarship $15,000
  • Postgraduate students studying a Master of Bioethics 
 
Trace Richey Nursing Scholarship TBC
  • Australian Citizens or Australian Permanent Residents
  • Studying first year of a Master of Cancer and Haematology Nursing
 
Ruth Colagiuri Health Policy Scholarship $15,000
  • Postgraduate students studying a Master of Health Policy and Planning 
 
The University of Sydney Global Health Equity Scholarship $15,000
  • Master of Global Health student
  • Experienced hardship or disadvantage
 
The University of Sydney Public Health Equity Scholarship $15,000
  • Postgraduate students studying a Master of Public Health degree
  • Experienced hardship or disadvantage
 
Women's Plans Foundation Award $1000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • enrolled in an undergraduate honours year or postgraduate degree in nursing
  • interest in reproductive health and family planning as a component of women’s health in developing countries
 
Westmead Charitable Trust Travel Scholarship $2000
  • Enrolled full-time in the third year of Doctor of Medicine 
  • Taking an elective term in a developing country or Indigenous health facilities.