Medical Council of Tasmania Medical Student Scholarship

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Medical Council of Tasmania Medical Student Scholarship

The Medical Council of Tasmania, upon its dissolution in 2010, provided the University of Tasmania Foundation with a $1 million gift to endow scholarships for deserving Tasmanian students to study medicine at UTAS. The University, through the UTAS Foundation provided a further $150,000.

The Medical Council of Tasmania was established in 1907. Its precursor the Court of Medical Examiners was established in 1837. It was the first body established in Australia for the registration of medical practitioners. With the establishment of the Medical Board of Australia on 1 July 2010 the Medical Council of Tasmania became the State Committee of the Medical Board of Australia.


Eligibility

Available to a Tasmanian student commencing the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree in 2014 who has undertaken secondary school education in Tasmania and can demonstrate financial need. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed in January.


On-going Eligibility

To retain this award, recipients are required to study full-time; achieve a minimum Pass result in all units studied and make satisfactory academic progress each semester; continue to demonstrate financial need; and not be in receipt of another scholarship from UTAS.


Amount

$8,000 per year


Duration

Up to five years


Closing Date

31 October 2013


Apply

Apply online prior to closing date. Applications cannot be considered after closing date. Applicants will be predominantly assessed on their potential to be a good doctor and their financial need. All questions should be answered in full. Consideration will be given to the quality of the application.


Application status

Closed. Successful applicant/s advised.



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