Daniel and Helen Gauchat Port Macquarie Award for Rural Medical Students

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
04/01/2021
Closes
14/03/2021
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 Geographical 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