Available to:
A student accepted into or currently studying Medicine at The University of Queensland

Level of study:
Undergraduate or Postgraduate
Note – The award may be made to an undergraduate applicant with provisional entry into the Graduate Medicine Program provided:

  • there is no suitably qualified applicant already accepted into the Graduate Medicine Program, or
  • the applicant with provisional entry into the Graduate Medicine Program has successfully completed at least one year of undergraduate study with a high GPA

Year of study:
N/A

Citizenship:
Australian

This award was established in 2004 as a result of several generous donations from the Harrison family. It is designed to support a student of Medicine with preference given to a student from a rural background.

Award Value:
$10,000 over 1 year ($5,000/semester)

Duration:
1 year

APPLICATIONS OPEN:
1st September (for awards to be held the following year)

APPLICATIONS CLOSE:
Continuing/Returning Students: 4.00pm, Friday 24th November 2017
New/Fresher Students: 4.00pm, Friday 19th January 2018
Note: Students seeking entry to St John’s College are advised to submit their scholarship application at the same time as they apply for residence at the College as some awards may be offered early on a conditional basis.

Eligibility
  • A recipient must be a full-time student at The University of Queensland
  • A recipient must demonstrate academic excellence and must be accepted into or currently studying Medicine at The University of Queensland
  • A preference is given to applicants from rural backgrounds
  • A recipient is expected to make demonstrable contributions to the extra-curricular activities of the College
  • A recipient must be in residence at St John’s College for the academic year in which the award is received
  • A recipient must remain a full time student for the year in which the scholarship is made and make satisfactory progress towards the completion of her/his degree program
  • A recipient must contribute the balance of the College fees
About The Awards
  • This award is offered annually
  • A recipient must demonstrate academic excellence
  • A recipient must be accepted into or currently studying Medicine at The University of Queensland
  • The award may be made to an undergraduate applicant with provisional entry into the Graduate Medicine Program provided:
    • there is no suitably qualified applicant already accepted into the Graduate Medicine Program, or
    • the applicant with provisional entry into the Graduate Medicine Program has successfully completed at least one year of undergraduate study with a high GPA
  • A preference is given to applicants from rural backgrounds
  • The amount of the award is currently $11,000
  • It is offered as remission of College fees over two semesters of one academic year
  • The award is for a period of one academic year only
How To Apply
Applicants for the scholarship must apply to the Warden of St John’s College by the closing date using the St John’s College Award Application Form.
For More Information
Contact St John’s College Admissions Officer at admissions@stjohns.uq.edu.au.