Hedley F. Summons Prize

Study level
Graduate Coursework
Enrolment status
Current student
Study Area
Association Donation
Fund source
Perpetual Trust (UOM)
Fund basis



Registration is open for 2019.

Donor: 2/9th Australian Field Ambulance Unit Association to commemorate the services of the late Colonel Hedley Frank Summons MBBS (1972), PGDLA (1933) to Australia in peace and war, his services to the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and his services in the Military Forces and also in honour and recognition of him as the Commanding Officer of the 2/19 Field Ambulance Unit and as first President of the Association.


The value of the prize is $500

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.


This prize exam Is open final and penultimate year University of Melbourne Doctor of Medicine students.


The prize exam consists of a one-hour written examination (short-answer and picture questions). Shortlisted candidates may then be invited to attend an additional viva examination.


Register here.

Registrations close Sunday, 1 September 2019.


Students will be notified about whether an oral examination will be taking place, and if they were shortlisted or not via their registered student email.


Please contact the MMS Student Awards Officer at mms-studentawards@unimelb.edu.au

More information

Information about the time and location of this prize exam will be given once details are confirmed.


2019 - Blake Nielsen

2018 - David Newland

2017 - William Poh

If you have been a recipient of this prize and would like to have your name included on this webpage, please contact mms-studentawards@unimelb.edu.au.

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