Nancy Lewis Scholarship

1st Jan 2021
7th Mar 2021
Study level
Graduate Coursework
Enrolment status
Current student
Study Area
Individual donation
Fund source
Perpetual Trust (UOM)
Fund basis

UTR 6.348


Donor: Dr Anne Brooks, an ophthalmologist from Melbourne East, donated $100,000 to the University with the purpose of establishing The Nancy Lewis Scholarship fund to be used to provide an annual scholarship(s) for a medical student(s) enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine or equivalent in the Melbourne Medical School, University of Melbourne. The donation memorialises the donors late mother Dr Nancy Lewis who was also an ophthalmologist.



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.


Open to medical students enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine degree or equivalent and awarded based on:

  • academic excellence,
  • financial need, and
  • sustained involvement while at university in a significant extra-curricular activity such as sport or music.


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 extra-curricular activities involvement and financial aid ranking as provided by the University Scholarships office.


Students must submit an online Student Financial Assessment form by the closing date. Students must also complete the Nancy Lewis Scholarship form, including a personal statement regarding your extra-curricular activity.


Students will be notified of the student bursary outcomes by May.


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More information

Students are asked to submit a personal statement as part of the Nancy Lewis Scholarship application form.

Scholarship Management


Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences


Medical School

Department / Centre