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Scholarships & Bursaries

Dr Vivian Barlow Tasmania University Scholarship in Medicine

This scholarship is provided from the estate of the late Dr Vivian Barlow, who spent the final years of his life in Tasmania and wished to assist medical students with the costs of accommodation.



Available to a student commencing the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree in Semester 1, 2021 and who will need to move away from home in order to undertake the course. Selection will be based on academic merit and financial need. The award cannot be held with any other University of Tasmania scholarship.

On-going Eligibility

To retain this award, recipients are required to achieve a minimum Pass result in all units studied each semester.


$3,000 per year


Up to four years

Closing Date

31 October 2020


Apply online prior to closing date. Applications cannot be submitted after closing date. As applicants will be assessed on the quality of application, all questions should be answered in full. Please ensure care is taken with spelling and grammar.

Application status

Closed. Successful applicant/s advised.