Marina and Alexis Keskevich Scholarship

This scholarship offers $25,000 per year for the duration of the Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. It was established by a gift from Dr Marina Keskevich (née Petunin).

Applications open

11 Jan 2018

Applications closed

4 Mar 2018

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Annual payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $25,000

Applicable study areas

Medicine, dentistry, health and welfare

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • Be enrolled and have commenced study in the Doctor of Dental Surgery (MC-DDENSUR) degree
    • Open to a domestic student only
    • From a rural or regional location*
    • In demonstrated financial need**

    * Rural or regional status will be determined by the MDS based on their incoming application procedure, which bases rural or regional residency status through high school attendance, rather than current address.

    ** Eligible students will be assessed and ranked by Scholarships & Bursaries (University Services) to determine their ranking of financial need.

    Selection criteria

    • Academic merit. Students will be ranked according to the results achieved for the GAMSAT and the GPA achieved in their undergraduate studies
    • Rural Graduate Access Melbourne (GAM) score
    • Financial need
  • Application process
    1. Apply for the Doctor of Dental Surgery
    2. Apply through Graduate Access Melbourne for rural status
    3. Complete the Student Financial Assessment form  - To be considered, eligible students must submit an online Student  Financial Assessment form by the closing date through Melbourne Scholarships. Applications are assessed and ranked by Scholarships & Bursaries (University Services) using the Student Financial Assessment process
  • When will I know the outcome?

    The successful applicant will be notified by email before the 30th March 2018

What are the benefits?

A living allowance paid as a fortnightly stipend of $25,000 per year for 4 years totaling $100,000

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