Professor David Penington Scholarship

Opens
1st Jan 2021
Closes
7th Mar 2021
Study level
Graduate Coursework
Category
Scholarship
Enrolment status
Current student
Fund source
Expendable Gift

About

Donor: Professor Emeritus David Penington AC. Professor Penington is an alumna of the University and a former Vice- Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of MDHS. To provide scholarships for enrolling graduate coursework students who intend to undertake the Doctor of Medicine and are experiencing financial disadvantage. The Scholarships are intended to support students for the duration of the four-year Doctor of Medicine.

Benefits

1 new award available annually. $10,000 per year for the duration of the Doctor of Medicine.

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

To be considered for this award, students must:

  • Be enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine
  • Completed and submitted a Student Financial Assessment form

Selection

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

Students must submit an online Student Financial Assessment form by the Round One closing date through Melbourne Scholarships.

Outcome

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

Enquiries

Please contact mms-studentawards@unimelb.edu.au.

Scholarship Management

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

School

Medical School