MACH-Track (Melbourne Academic Centre for Health) Scholarship

15th Jun 2020
3rd Aug 2020
Study level
Graduate Research
Enrolment status
Future student
Study Area
Fund source
Non- Trust


The MACH-Track is a structured, mentored and fully-funded career development program for exceptional research-minded doctors training in hospital specialties or general practice. It seeks to develop the future leaders of clinical innovation by offering an opportunity to integrate pre-PhD, PhD and initial post-PhD research training with completion of vocational training of the highest standard. There are five scholarships available.


Total value $54,600 per year pro rata (based on 2020 full time study rate)

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 MACH-Track pathway is open to doctors training in any AMC recognised medical specialty, including General Practice. Applicants should have won a place in a Melbourne-centred vocational training program approved by the relevant Royal/Specialist College; for specialties with two-stage programs (eg physicians) trainees should have secured a place in an advanced training program.
  • Applicants must be currently in post in one of the ten MACH-affiliated health services (see list in detailed application document), or be on a training rotation that will bring the trainee to a MACH-affiliated health service by February 2022. General Practice trainees will require sponsorship by the University of Melbourne Department of General Practice.


The selection committee will base its assessment on the application form, applicant career aspiration, CV and referee reports.

Full details are available in the application details document.


Refer to the details on the application document.


Please contact Meredith Bickley:

More information

Eligible study areas for this scholarship are any Australian Medical Council (AMC) accredited specialist medical college training program leading to fellowship of the specialist college.

Scholarship Management


Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences


Medical School

Department / Centre