Arthur Lionel and Hilda Alice Swift Scholarship

Closes
31st Jan 2020
Study level
Graduate Coursework
Category
Scholarship
Enrolment status
Current student
Study Area
Origin
Bequest
Fund source
Perpetual Trust (UOM)
Fund basis

UTR6.299

About

Applications are now open for 2020.

Donor: The late William Schuster and Norma Schuster were husband and wife. Mrs Schuster was employed from 1946 to 1973 as a bacteriologist and biochemist in the Veterinary Research Institute.

Each scholarship is to be awarded:

  1. For study in Medicine for the basic medical qualification, to a student enrolled or enrolling in the graduate-level doctor of Medicine degree, given that no such basic medical qualification is available at the undergraduate level at the University; or
  2. For graduate research in Medicine.

Benefits

Up to a total of $60,000 available for new scholarships paid over 2 years (Each scholarship is valued at up to $10,000 lump sum upon in the initial award year, and up to $10,000 lump sum in the following year provided the student continues to maintain good academic standing.)

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.

Eligibility

Doctor of Medicine students.

To be eligible, students must submit both a Financial Aid Grant Application, and an Arthur Lionel and Hilda Alice Swift scholarship application.
Students must also:

  • be entering into MD2 or MD3 in the relevant Financial Aid allocation year,
  • be in good academic standing
  • be experiencing genuine financial need.

Selection

Student grants process: Recipients will be selected by the Melbourne Medical School Scholarships and Bursary Allocation Committee made up of senior professional and academic staff members of the School. The selection of recipients is based on the applicant’s financial aid ranking as provided by the University Scholarships office.

Application

To be eligible, students need to submit:

Outcome

Students will be notified of the student bursary outcomes in late May / early June.

Enquiries

For more information about this scholarship, please contact the MMS Student Awards Officer at mms-studentawards@unimelb.edu.au.

For more information about Financial Aid Grant applications, please contact Stop 1.

Scholarship Management

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

School

Medical School