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Scholarships & Bursaries

Rotary Club of Wynyard Scholarship in Rural Medicine

The Rotary Club of Wynyard will offer this scholarship to a student commencing the final two years of clinical studies in the MBBS at the University of Tasmania’s Rural Clinical School. The scholarship will encourage and support a student with an interest in rural medicine to study at the Rural Clinical School. In addition to financial support, the Club will provide honorary Club membership and offer to mentor the recipient during their studies in north-west Tasmania.



Applicants must be commencing 4th year Medicine at the University’s Rural Clinical School in semester 1 2023, and intending to complete their final two years of study with the RCS. Students must demonstrate an interest in rural medicine, undertake a General Practice attachment in Wynyard as part of the curriculum in their penultimate year, and commit to being involved with the Rotary Club of Wynyard, through regular attendance at club meetings as a guest member, and to presenting occasional reports on their progress to club meetings. Should students not progress to fourth year, applications received will be automatically withdrawn.

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. In addition to the financial support, the Club will provide honorary Club Membership and offer to mentor the recipient during their studies in North-West Tasmania.


Up to two years (subject to satisfactory performance)

Closing Date

1 December 2022


For further details on the scholarship, please request the application form which is available directly from the Rural Clinical School in Burnie. Email: Phone 6430 4550. The completed application form including two letters of reference (at least one from a clinical academic at the University of Tasmania) will need to be submitted to Professor Lizzi Shires (, Director of the Rural Clinical School and a copy sent to by the above closing date.

Application status

Closed. Successful applicant/s advised.