Pro Vice Chancellor (Health) Graduate Entry Scholarship in Medicine
For: High-achieving graduates applying for the Doctor of Medicine program at Griffith University. Please visit 'How to apply' for instructions on how to lodge an application for admission to the Doctor of Medicine program.
Available to: Commencing students in Trimester 1 2018.
Level of study: Postgraduate.
Citizenship: Citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand.
Award value and benefits: $5000 in total. (Two tuition payments of $2500 each.)
Duration: Up to two years of study.
Programs of study: Doctor of Medicine.
Applications open: Now.
Applications close: 1 December 2017 (outcome notified by 15 December).
- have applied and be eligible for admission, or be in receipt of a conditional or unconditional offer from the University, for entry into the Doctor of Medicine by the scholarship closing date.
- have satisfied appropriate entry requirements for the proposed degree program, including results of previous study and English language proficiency as per Griffith University's and the School of Medicine's entry requirements.
- be commencing the Doctor of Medicine degree in Trimester 1 2018 (current students are not eligible).
- be enrolling as a full-time student in the Doctor of Medicine degree in Trimester 1 2018 at Griffith University.
The Pro Vice Chancellor (Health) Graduate Entry Scholarship in Medicine is valued at $5000 and will be offered to high-performing graduate students commencing the Doctor of Medicine.
The scholarship is for tuition fees only and two payments of $2500 will be made toward each recipient's tuition fees at the start of each year for the first two years of the program (totalling $5000).
Scholarships will be assessed by a panel on the following criteria:
- Academic merit in prior studies. Applicants must provide a certified/attested true copy of supporting documentation demonstrating strong academic merit.
- Ranking based on GPA/GAMSAT or MCAT results, and interview performance.
- Applicant is in receipt of either a conditional or unconditional offer, or has applied, for entry into the Doctor of Medicine by the scholarship closing date 1 December 2017.
- Assessment of a personal statement addressing three questions that outline the grounds upon which the applicant believes they are deserving of a scholarship.
It is important that applicants provide responses in their own words. Recommended length up to 200 words per question.
- Demonstrate (and provide examples of) your knowledge of the profession of medicine and the broader role of medicine in the health care system.
- Demonstrate (and provide examples of) your leadership and team work skills. Please also indicate your career plans for the future.
- Outline any challenges you have faced in your education and in what way you have sought to overcome these challenges.
The scholarship assessment panel will identify eligible students and they will be advised in writing offering a scholarship.
Scholarship recipients will be given a date by which to accept the scholarship. Scholarship offers not accepted by the specified date will be withdrawn.