Medical Science Honours Scholarship

Medical Science Honours Scholarship

Achieving Potential Scholarship for Distinction

This scholarship is to support disadvantaged medical students to be able to intermit medicine to undertake the Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours) degree.


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Total scholarship value


Number offered

Three scholarships per year

Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine


This scholarship has contributed to my achievement of publishing my first paper as well as hosting lectures. These experiences will help as I work towards becoming a medical practitioner and tutor in future. I've also been able to have a better work-life balance and spend the time mentoring.

Am I eligible?

You must be one of the following:

  • An Australian citizen
  • A New Zealand citizen
  • Australian permanent resident
  • Australian humanitarian visa holder

You must meet the following criteria:

  • A continuing student enrolled in the Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours)  in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at a campus in Australia
  • From one or more of Monash University’s defined equity or personal disadvantage groups


  • $6000 per 48 credit points of study for one year only.

Number offered

  • Three scholarships will be awarded each year

Selection criteria

  • Awarded based on need

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.