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Scholarships & Bursaries

Kenneth Douglas McConnell Memorial Scholarship

Kenneth McConnell was a Hobart-based psychiatrist killed in a rock climbing accident on Mt Wellington in January 2006. His father, the late Kennedy McConnell, endowed this bursary to support medical students with a passion for the outdoors.



Available to a student entering any of the final three years of the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree in Semester 1, 2023, and who has a passion for outdoor pursuits and an interest in psychiatry. The scholarship will support a student who: is eligible to undertake a rotation or elective in psychiatry in the MBBS course; can demonstrate an interest in psychiatry; and can demonstrate a strong interest in outdoor pursuits.

On-going Eligibility

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




One year

Closing Date

25 November 2022


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.