RD Wright Prize and Scholarship

Worth between $500 and $2000, this scholarship rewards high-performing Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Biomedicine students.

Application type

No application is required. You will be automatically considered for this award.

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

$500 - $2,000

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 currently enrolled in a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Biomedicine

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants will be assessed on their aggregate mark in second and third year physiology subjects.

  • Application process

    Be nominated to the Head of School.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Recipient will be advised in writing in Semester One of the following academic year.

What are the benefits?

Awards ranging from $500 to $2000, depending on the prize category.

One or more research studentships may be awarded annually to undergraduates to enable them to undertake research in the University's department of Physiology during the long vacation.


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