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Postgraduate coursework scholarships
From dentistry and medicine to public health or health science scholarships, we have a wide range of options for international 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 international students. 

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date
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
Dean's Elective Term Scholarship Up to $3000
  • Full-time MD students who are taking an elective term overseas
18 September 2023 20 October 2023 
Dr Ann Formaz-Preston Scholarship $2174
  • Third-year MD student
  • Taking an elective term in Australia
27 October 2022 10 November 2022 
The Douglas and Margaret Saunders Elective Term Medical Scholarship Up to $2500 
  • Full-time MD students who are taking an elective term in Zambia
18 September 2023 20 October 2023 
Peter and Suzanne Davidson Scholarship $7000
  • Third-year Doctor of Medicine student
  • Interested in general practice and community primary care
Technion Exchange Scholarship Up to $5000
  • Full-time MBBS or MD student undertaking an elective term at Technion (Israel Institute of Technology)
18 September 2023 20 October 2023
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
18 September 2023 20 October 2023
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
10 July 2023 21 August 2023
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
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 
9 December 2022 17 February 2023
Third World/Rural Australia Medicine Elective Scholarship Various
  • Third year MD student, based at the Westmead Clinical School
  • Taking an elective term in a third world country or in rural Australia
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
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
The University of Sydney Bioethics Scholarship $15,000
  • Postgraduate students studying a Master of Bioethics 
9 December 2022 15 January 2023
Walter Mersh Strong Scholarship for Papua New Guinea Various
  • Citizen of Papua New Guinea
  • Unconditional offer to study selected master's degrees