Balnaves Foundation Indigenous Medical Scholarships UGCA1278

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Scholarship Details
Criteria
High School Leavers Indigenous 1st year
Stage

High school leavers, First year students

Closing Date

Closed

Value

$25,000
1 Scholarship(s) available
For up to 6 years

Residency

No residency requirements

Outline

The purpose of the Balnaves Foundation Indigenous Medical Scholarships is to encourage Indigenous students to study Medicine at UNSW.

The Scholarship will normally be tenable for the minimum program duration (6 years) of the Medicine program (BMed MD), subject to satisfactory progress.







Eligibility

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must be:

  • an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander as identified by their community


  • full-time study in the BMed MD program at UNSW



The scholarship is open to students prospectively entering their first year but second year students will be considered.




Selection


Selection will be based on:

  • (1) an interview during the pre medicine program

  • (2) ability and level of improvement during the pre medicine program

  • (3) assessment of the assignment during the pre medicine program and

  • (4) previous academic results








Interviews

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview.