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Scholarships & Bursaries

J. Bruce Hamilton Access Scholarship

This fund was first established in 1969 to assist needy students in the Faculty of Medicine in honour of J. Bruce Hamilton.



Available to a student enrolled in the Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery degree at the University of Tasmania in Semester 1, 2022. Selection will be based on the applicant’s demonstration of financial need. Preference may be given to students who have to reside away from home in order to attend university or, because of family or other commitments, have to travel a significant distance to attend a university campus.

On-going Eligibility

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


$5,000 per year


Up to 5 years


Commencing students will be assessed for this award during the University Admission process.

Current students should apply online via the scholarships portal.

Application status

Closed. Successful applicant/s advised.