Daniel and Helen Gauchat Port Macquarie Award for Rural Medical Students UGCE1372

Scholarship Details
High School Leavers Rural 1st year

High school leavers, First year students



Closing Date

For commencement Term 1 2024


Scholarship(s) available
For 1 year


Aus Citizen/Aus Permanent Resident/NZ Citizen


The purpose of the Award is to support accommodation fees at Forster College for first year UNSW Medicine Students from a rural area, commencing study at the UNSW Rural Clinical School in Port Macquarie.


To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be commencing a UNSW eligible program
  • Be classified as rural or remote(see below)
  • Be applying to or have been offered a place to undertake full-time study in the first year of an eligible UNSW undergraduate degree; and
  • Be residing at Forster House

    Refer to the Australian Standard Geographic Classification Remoteness Areas (ASGC) classifications at www.doctorconnect.gov.au


    Each applicant will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:

    • Academic merit
    • Leadership skills (school, workplace or community)
    • Extra-curricular activities (sporting, cultural activities, volunteer/work experience
    • Aptitude and commitment to studies

    You must provide evidence supporting the above criteria in your online application. Please refer to the Scholarship Application Supporting Documents for a detailed list of examples.

    Unanswered application questions or claims without supporting documentation will not be assessed. Late applications/supporting documentation will not be accepted.

    UNSW reserves the right not to award a scholarship, where there is no applicant of sufficient merit, or if the applicant does not meet the scholarship eligibility and/or selection criteria.


    Interviews are not necessary

    You must Register (if you have not already done so) and Login to apply for this scholarship