East Gippsland Education Trust Grant

East Gippsland Education Trust Grant

A scholarship for students studying medicine who have a commitment to health in the Wellington and East Gippsland Shire. The total value is $10,000 and two scholarships are offered each year. You must be studying a Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine, and be a resident of the Wellington or East Gippsland shire for at least five years prior to tertiary study.

Applications

1 August - 31 October 2017

Total scholarship value

$10,000

Number offered

Two per year

Vicky Xu

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Honours)

Vicky Xu: Helping you achieve your full potential

A scholarship has helped give me and my family peace of mind. Knowing that a large portion of my tuition costs has been covered, I can better focus my attention to my studies.

Am I eligible?

You must be one of the following:

  • An Australian citizen
  • Australian permanent resident
  • Australian humanitarian visa holder

You must meet the following criteria:

  • Commencing a full-time Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine (MD)degree including the graduate entry Medicine degree at the Monash Churchill campus.
  • Or have successfully completed Year 2 or Year A or the Monash Medicine degree and commencing Year 3 or Year B as part of the two year Gippsland Rural Cohort Program based in Gippsland. 
  • Resident of a Gippsland shire for at least two years prior to tertiary study.

Benefits

  • $10,000 one-off payment.

Number offered

  • Two scholarships available per year.

Selection criteria

  • Based on academic achievement and your commitment to health in the Wellington and East Gippsland Shire.
  • Applicants must provide a statement in their application in regards to their commitment to health in the Gippsland Shire and outline their understanding of health issues in rural and regional Victoria.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed.

To retain this scholarship:

  • You must maintain full-time enrolment.

How to apply

Every scholarship may have a different application process – or none at all. Read the application details carefully and submit your application by the deadline. For more details, visit our scholarships application page.