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Scholarships & Bursaries

School of Medicine Honours Scholarship

The School of Medicine will provide Honours scholarships to support students undertaking their Honours year. Research within the School aims to improve human health and well-being by performing excellent basic laboratory, clinical and population health research that focuses on the major diseases affecting the Tasmanian community. The research takes a bench-to-bedside and disease prevention approach and is aimed at improving the understanding of normal and disease processes, patient care and clinical outcomes for the community by translating knowledge into clinical and policy actions, and through the commercial application of discoveries. Visit for more information.



Available to students commencing an Honours research program in Semester 2, 2020 in the School of Medicine in any area of research undertaken by the School. For students who completed their undergraduate degrees interstate and intend moving to Tasmania to complete their Honours year, additional scholarships may be available to assist with relocation expenses.

Merit based scholarships are provided to encourage excellent students to continue their study at Honours level. A minimum average 70% result for the units completed in the third year of the undergraduate degree is required to be considered for this scholarship. Enabling scholarships may also be available and will be based on financial need as demonstrated in the application.

On-going Eligibility

To retain this award, recipients are required to achieve a minimum Pass result in all components of their Honours degree.




One year

Closing Date

30 June 2020


Applicants must apply online and forward a copy of the referee's report to two referees. All potential Honours students should make contact with the Honours Coordinator for the School of Medicine, Dr Louise Roddam, and potential supervisors of their Honours project to discuss interests and options.

Apply online…
To commence an online application, click here.
Referee's Report for Honours and Postgraduate applicants (DOC, 1114kb)
Provide an electronic copy of this report to each of your two referees (hons and postgrad applicants only).

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