There are a number of scholarships available to medical students to support those undertaking research. When considering whether to apply it is important to keep in mind the opening dates and deadlines for application and eligibility criteria for each scholarship. If the stars do align, do not let yourself be dissuaded by the limited number of scholarships to be handed out. There's no harm in applying!
Adelaide Summer Research Scholarships
Restricted to: All undergraduate students (though generally at least completed MBBS II), >6 week duration, no other vacation scholarships.
Amount: $200 per week
Basil Hetzel Institute (BHI) Vacation Summer Scholarship
Restricted to: At least completed MBBS II, undertaking a project at the BHI, >6 week duration, no other vacation scholarships.
Amount: $200 per week
Adelaide Medical School Honours Scholarships
Restricted to: Prospective MBBS(Hons) students
Amount: $4000 pa
Basil Hetzel Institute (BHI) Honours Scholarships
Restricted to: Prospective Honours students
Amount: $4000-8000 pa
University of Adelaide Honours Scholarships
Restricted to: Prospective Honours students, demonstrable financial need, Commonwealth supported student.
Amount: $5000 pa
Robinson Research Institute Honours Scholarship (aka Jeffrey Robinson Honours Scholarship)
Restricted to: Prospective Honours students undertaking human/animal reproductive health research within the Robinson institute.
Amount: $4000 ($1000 of which goes towards research department)
Repromed Reproductive Health Scholarship
Restricted to: Prospective Honours students, at least completed MBBS IV, undertaking human/animal reproductive health research.
Amount: $3000 pa
Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health Honours Scholarships
Restricted to: Prospective honours students undertaking research with the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health.
Amount: To be confirmed (applications closed for 2017)
Paddy O’Rourke Honours Scholarship for Prostate Cancer Research
Restricted to: Prospective honours students undertaking research in the field of prostate cancer research
Amount: $5000, as well as support to attend a national meeting to present your research (applications closed for 2017)
Jemima Lendrum Honours Grant for Cancer Research
Restricted to: Students enrolled in a full-time honours program within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, project relevant to cancer research.
Amount: $750 + $250 top-up
Email Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Research Education Team at email@example.com for the current application form.
AR Riddle Grants
Restricted to: Honours and postgraduate researchers undertaking the last semester of their Honours/postgraduate course, demonstrable financial need, funds must go towards expenses of research.
Research Conference scholarships
Adelaide Medical Students' Foundation (AMSF) Research Conference Grant
Restricted to: Adelaide medical students
Amount: $250 for domestic conferences, up to $1000 for international conferences
Trevor Prescott Memorial Scholarship
Restricted to: All Australians aged 20-30 years wishing to receive funding for a worthwhile endeavour
Walter & Dorothy Duncan Trust
Restricted to: University of Adelaide student, demonstratable financial need and academic aptitude
If there is a specific conference you intend to present at then consider also searching the conference website for travel grants and other scholarships available to speakers.
Please contact the AMSS Research officer at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions regarding the above scholarships or if there are any other scholarships that you think should be listed on this website.