2024 - Semester 2 - Professor Bryant Stokes Indigenous Scholarship in Medicine

Updated: about 10 hours ago

Status: Open

Applications open: 17/06/2024
Applications close: 7/08/2024

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About this scholarship

The Professor Bryant Stokes Indigenous Scholarship in Medicine has been developed by Professor Bryant Stokes and Curtin University to support an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student facing barriers to education, entering the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree through the Indigenous Entry pathway into medicine.

  • Current Students

  • Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Undergraduate

  • Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Students

  • Australian Citizen

  • Merit Based

The Professor Bryant Stokes Indigenous Scholarship in Medicine will provide the following support for up to a maximum of five years (based on a full-time study load of 200 credits per year):

  • A total value of up to $50,000 paid as a cash stipend of $5,000 per semester. The amount can be used at the recipient's discretion to contribute towards education related expenses.

Scholarship Details

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria to be considered for the Professor Bryant Stokes Indigenous Scholarship in Medicine:

  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • Enrolled in the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree at Curtin University in Semester 2, 2024.
  • Will be entering or did enter the degree through the Indigenous Entry Pathway.

Application process

Step 1: Access online application form

  • Applications are to be submitted using the online application form. Access the form by clicking on the ‘Apply Online’ button on the top right-hand side of this page
  • Please note that this link will direct you to the general "Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship Program " application form. Once you submit your application, you will then be considered for all scholarships that you are eligible for in this round.

Step 2: Complete

  • Complete the application form online
  • Application form can be saved at any point of the process
  • Tips on how to complete your application can be found under the Applying for scholarships link on the scholarships website
  • For any assistance with the application process or your application, please contact us on 1300 222 888 or email us at [email protected] . Please note: appointments can be made to speak to an advisor in person

Step 3: Submit

  • Closing date is listed at the top of the page and within the Scholarships Channel on OASIS
  • Incomplete applications will not be assessed
  • Once submitted, application status will change to submitted

Step 4: Receipt

  • Application receipt will be sent to student email once application has been submitted

Step 5: Assessment

  • Applications will be assessed by an assessment panel using the following criteria:
    • Barriers to education
    • Responses to questions in application form
    • Academic Merit
    • Preference will be given to students who are commencing their study in Semester 2, 2024.

Step 6: Outcome

  • All successful and unsuccessful applicants notified of their outcome via the Scholarships Channel (Student OASIS) within 6-8 weeks of the scholarship closing date

Step 7: Acceptance

  • Successful applicants must accept the terms and conditions via the Scholarship Channel (Student OASIS) by the deadline

Please note:

  • Scholarship will be awarded if there are applicants of sufficient need

Enrolment Requirements

Recipients must meet all of the following:

  • Remain enrolled in initial course of study
  • Maintain a full time study load of at least 100 credit points each study period at Curtin University
  • Pass all units attempted each study period
  • Must progress academically


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T: 1300 222 888

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Further Information

For further information about applying for scholarships including important dates and tips for preparing your application, utilise the resources available on the Applying for Scholarships webpage.

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