Medical Student ‘Aboriginal Entry Application Process’ Funding Scheme Grant

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Location: Hobart, TASMANIA
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Medical Student ‘Aboriginal Entry Application Process’ Funding Scheme Grant

These grants are provided by the Faculty of Health to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to study medicine. The Medical Student ‘Aboriginal Entry Application Process’ Funding Scheme Grant is offered to eligible Tasmanian medical students who are part of the University of Tasmania’s ‘Aboriginal Entry Application Process’. The grant funding is available for the first two years of study, and is awarded annually subject to successful completion of each academic year.


Eligibility

Available to applicants who are applying to study the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery through the ‘Aboriginal Entry Application Process’. Applicants must be Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people who meet the Commonwealth three-tiered criteria for Aboriginality. This requires that an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person is of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent AND identifies as an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander AND is accepted as such by the community in which he or she lives or has lived.


Amount

Grants range from $1,000 to $15,000


Duration

Up to two years


Closing Date

31 October2016


Apply

Apply online prior to closing date. Applications cannot be submitted after closing date. As applicants will be assessed on the quality of application, all questions should be answered in full. Please ensure care is taken with spelling and grammar.

IMPORTANT – To be considered for this grant, applicants must have applied for entry into the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery course for 2017 through the ‘Aboriginal Entry Application Process’. For further information, please email Aboriginal.applicationprocess@utas.edu.au or see http://www.utas.edu.au/health/study/courses/bachelor-of-medicinebachelor-of-surgery/aboriginal-entry-application-process


Application status

Closed. Successful applicant/s advised.


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