Tim McArdle Memorial Grant

Tim McArdle Memorial Grant

Created in memory of West Gippsland doctor, Tim McArdle, this grant is awarded to West Gippsland applicants who are interested in rural health and returning to work in the local region.

You must be intending to study an undergraduate degree at the Monash Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences and have a low income. Recipients will receive a $1500 one-off payment to assist with their studies.


03 Aug - 09 Oct 2020

Total scholarship value


Number offered

Variable (Depending on funding)

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
  • A New Zealand citizen
  • Australian permanent resident

You must also be:

  • Intending to enrol in any of the undergraduate degrees in the Monash Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, including the graduate-entry Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine
  • Residing in one of the following West Gippsland Postcodes that were served by Tim McArdle: 3812, 3813, 3814, 3815, 3816, 3818, 3820, 3821, 3822, 3823, 3824, 3825, 3831, 3833, 3835, 3981, 3984, 3988.
  • Have a low income.


  • $1500 one-off payment paid directly by the school.

Number offered

  • Variable (Depending on funding).

Selection criteria

  • Awarded based on a combination of financial need and the applicant’s interest to return to work in the West Gippsland region.
  • Applicants must have an interest in rural health and preferably a commitment to work in rural health in West Gippsland upon graduation. A willingness to promote rural health as a positive career choice to West Gippsland secondary students is desirable.

How to apply

  • For Year 12 students, submit a scholarship application through VTAC.
  • This scholarship can be deferred

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.