Australian Orthopaedic Association Joint University Scholarship
- 13th Oct 2020
- Study level
- Graduate Coursework
- Enrolment status
- Current student
- Study Area
- Association Donation
- Fund source
- Expendable Gift
Applications are now open, closing 13 October.
Jointly sponsored by The Australian Orthopaedic Association, and the Melbourne Medical School. The scholarship is awarded annually to assist in the cost of a supervised attachment in approved orthopaedic units in Australia or overseas.
The value of prize is $4,000
Disclaimer: The benefit amount for this award is approximate. It will be confirmed at the time of awarding and determined by the committee according to the terms of the award.
The AOA Joint University Scholarship is open to Doctor of Medicine (MD) students of all year levels enrolled in either the Clinical Elective subject (MEDS90027), or students undertaking a research project through the MD Research Project subjects MEDS90021 and MEDS90026.
In 2020 eligibility has been broadened to any orthopaedic placement or research activity, including activities outside of MD subjects.
To be eligible students must be an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident, have good academic standing and have not previously been awarded this scholarship.
Applications will be assessed by the University of Melbourne with final approval by the AOA Chair of Education and Training.
Applications will be assessed based on their relevance to orthopaedic and trauma surgery, appropriateness of need as outlined in the costs list, and the student’s academic merit.
Eligible students must submit an application consisting of:
- Evidence of elective placement in the area of orthopaedics / trauma surgery or approved MD Research Project in the discipline.* Or, in 2020, other orthopaedic activity outside these subjects
- A brief outline of projected costs associated with the placement, for which the scholarship would be used.
- A half-page statement outlining the applicant’s interest in orthopaedics and how they will benefit from the scholarship.
Please complete the online application form.
Applications close 13 October 11.59 pm.
* Students may apply prior to their MD Research Project being formally approved. Evidence of an appropriate approved topic and / or placement is required before students are eligible for the scholarship payment.
Students will be advised via their university email address whether they were successful.
Please contact the MMS Student Awards Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Awardees will be required to submit a report following their placement (1500 - 5000 words). These reports will be assessed by the University of Melbourne and subsequently approved by the AOA Chair of Education and Training (or nominee).
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