Nancy Frances Curry Scholarship

This scholarship, worth up to $25,000, supports students undertaking a graduate research degree in the field of motor neurone disease and was established by Reverend Canon Dr Norman Curry to commemorate his wife Nancy Frances Curry.

Applications open

11 Sep 2020

Applications closed

31 Oct 2020

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

Approximately 1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an outstanding graduate research applicant, or an enrolled graduate researcher, of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
    • be undertaking research in the field of motor neurone disease
    • satisfy the Faculty's entry requirements for PhD

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants will be assessed on academic merit, 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, faculty scholarship score, project proposal, CV, and referee reports.

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

  • Application process

    This scholarship is currently open for applications.

    Recipients of trust-funded scholarships are required to reapply by 31 October each year or their scholarship funding will cease.

    This scholarship is administered by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. Please contact for an application form.

  • 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?

A fortnightly allowance of approximately $25,000 per year (pro rata) for up to 1 year.

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