Donovan-Johnston Memorial Scholarship (MDHS)

This scholarship for up to $50,000 is shared between multiple applicants to enable medical practitioners to attend education courses conducted by or in association with the Royal College of Surgeons of England, or to participate in clinical attachments to British hospitals recognised for training towards fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. The scholarship was established with a bequest from the late Kathleen Mary Johnston.

Applications open

11 Jun 2019

Applications closed

5 Jul 2019

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $50,000

Applicable study areas

Medicine, dentistry, health and welfare

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 5

  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an outstanding enrolled graduate researcher of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
    • be a medical graduate enrolled in a graduate research degree in the Melbourne Medical School
    • attend education courses conducted by or in association with the Royal College of Surgeons of England OR
    • participate in a clinical attachment to one or more hospitals within the UK recognised for training towards fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
    • satisfy the Faculty's entry requirements for PhD

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of academic merit, the faculty scholarship score, demonstrated skill in the relevant research area, career aspiration and the terms and conditions of the trust.

    The selection committee will base its assessment on the application form, academic transcripts, the faculty scholarship score, the student's project proposal, CV and referee reports.

    See the full MDHS Graduate Research Trust Scholarships Terms and Conditions.

  • Application process

    Please submit an application.

    This scholarship is administered by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. Please direct your enquiries to mdhs-scholarships@unimelb.edu.au.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Successful candidates will be advised of the outcome of their application according to the Faculty's published timelines.

What are the benefits?

Up to $50,000, shared among multiple applicants. This scholarship will normally pay for an economy return air fare, tuition, and accommodation and living costs for successful applicants.

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