Daniel and Helen Gauchat Port Macquarie Award for Rural Medical Students

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07/03/2022

Daniel and Helen Gauchat Port Macquarie Award for Rural Medical Students

UGCE1372

Key
High School Leaver
Indigenous Australians
Rural
UAC & EAS
Criteria
Stage
Value
$5,000
2 Scholarship(s) available for 1 year
Residency
Aus Citizen / Aus Permanent Resident / NZ Citizen
Opens
09/12/2021
Closes
07/03/2022
For commencement Term 1 2022
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Outline
The purpose of the Award is to support accommodation fees at Forster College for first year UNSW Medicine Students from a rural area, commencing study at the UNSW Rural Clinical School in Port Macquarie.
Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be commencing a UNSW eligible program
  • Be classified as rural or remote(see below)
  • Be applying to or have been offered a place to undertake full-time study in the first year of an eligible UNSW undergraduate degree; and
  • Be residing at Forster House

    Refer to the Australian Standard Geographic Classification Remoteness Areas (ASGC) classifications at www.doctorconnect.gov.au

Selection

Each applicant will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:

  • Academic merit
  • Leadership skills (school, workplace or community)
  • Extra-curricular activities (sporting, cultural activities, volunteer/work experience
  • Aptitude and commitment to studies

Interviews
Interviews are not necessary