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SUMMER SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS

SUMMER SCHOLARSHIPS RELEVANT TO ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER MEDICAL STUDENTS IN AUSTRALIA

3ANU Summer Research Scholarships

4Cancer Council Australias International Summer School Essay Competition

4Cancer Council South Australia: Student Vacation Scholarships

5Cancer Council Western Australia - Edward and Patricia Usher Student Vacation Research Scholarships

6Childrens Cancer Institute of Australia Summer Vacation Scholarships

7Human Genetics Society Vacation Scholarships

8Indigenous Medical Student Placement Program (DoHA and AIDA)

10John Flynn Placement Program

11Kidney Health Australia Summer Vacation Scholarships

12Lung Institute of Western Australia (LIWA) Summer Cadetships

13Monash Vacation Scholarships

14MS Research Australia: Summer Vacation Scholarships

15National Heart Foundation Summer Scholarships

16Queensland Institute of Medical Research Summer Studentships

17Quota International South Pacific Area: Scholarship for work in the fields of speech and hearing

18The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (in Adelaide) Research Foundation: Honours Research Scholarship

19The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (in Adelaide) Research Foundation: Vacation Research Scholarships

20The South Australian and Northern Territory Dementia Training Study Centre: Short-Term Scholarships

21UQ Summer Research Scholarships

22University of Sydney Summer Research Scholarships

24University of Waikato: Summer Research Scholarships

25UWA Medicine and Dentistry Summer Vacation Scholarship

25UWA School of Surgery Vacation Scholarships

ANU Summer Research Scholarships

These scholarships offer students from around Australia the opportunity to undertake a research project at the Australian National University in Canberra.

Who can apply?

These scholarships are:

Available to Indigenous and non-Indigenous people

Available for any relevant undergraduate course

Must be undertaken at the ANU but are available to students enrolled in any Australian university

Additional criteria:

You must be in at least the second year of a bachelors degree course (including medicine)

You must be enrolled full time at an Australian university

You must be willing to participate in an ongoing research project or to undertake a substantial piece of supervised research work, which may result in a report or paper, possibly for publication

How much is it worth?

Return travel to Canberra

Accommodation and meals on campus at one of the ANU residential colleges for between eight and eleven weeks

A weekly allowance of $135

Selection criteria:

Academic merit

Referees reports

Where to find out more:

ANU Summer Research Scholarships General Enquiries, Email: summer.scholarships@anu.edu.auWeb: http://info.anu.edu.au/studyat/040PP_Graduate_Research/Summer_Research_Scholarships/general

Cancer Council Australias International Summer School Essay Competition

Each year the Cancer Council of Australia hosts an essay competition for medical students with the winner being awarded a trip to Europe to attend the International Summer School for Medical Students.

Who can apply?

This competition is:

Open to Indigenous and non-Indigenous people

Only available to medical students

This competition is Australia-wide

How much is it worth?

A trip to Europe to attend the International Summer School for Medical Students

Selection criteria:

An essay topic is set by the Cancer Council each year. The winner will be the applicant who submits the best essay (of 2500 words) on the topic, according the following criteria:

Concise and logical presentation of the argument

Relevance to cancer care in Australia

Relevance to medical students

Where to find out more:

Cancer Council Australia, Ph: (02) 8063 4100, Email margaret.mcjannett@cancer.org.auWeb: www.cancer.org.au/HealthProfessionals/OncologyEducation/EssayCompetition.htm

Cancer Council South Australia: Student Vacation Scholarships

These scholarships enable undergraduate students (including medical students) to undertake research related to cancer at a recognised research institution in South Australia. Approximately10 scholarships are offered each year.

Who can apply?

These scholarships are:

Available to Indigenous and non-Indigenous people

Available for any relevant undergraduate course (including medicine)

You must undertake this scholarship in South Australia

Additional criteria:

You must have completed at least two years of your course

You must arrange your own project and supervisor and obtain the approval of the department/institution where you are planning to undertake your research

The scholarship project needs to be part of a cancer research program being conducted at a university or other research organisation

You cannot be receiving another student vacation scholarship at the same time

How much is it worth?

An allowance of $200 for the duration of your project, up to a maximum of eight weeks

Selection criteria:

Merit of your proposed project

Support of your supervisor and department/institution head

Academic merit

Where to find out more:

Nicole Sargent, Cancer Council South Australia Research Coordinator, Ph: (08) 8291 4297 or Email: nsargent@cancersa.org.au

Web: www.cancersa.org.au/aspx/Student_Vacation_Scholarships.aspx

Cancer Council Western Australia - Edward and Patricia Usher Student Vacation Research Scholarships

Each year the Cancer Council of Western Australia offers scholarships for students to undertake research projects broadly related to cancer during the summer holidays.

Scholarships are awarded for a period of 4 to 10 weeks. Multiple scholarships are offered each year.

Who can apply?

These scholarships are:

Available to Indigenous and non-Indigenous people

Available for any relevant undergraduate course (including medicine)

You must undertake this scholarship at an institution in Western Australia

Additional criteria:

You must have completed at least two years of your course (or three years if you are a medical student)

You must arrange your own project and supervisor, and obtain the permission of the department/institute where you plan to carry out your research

You must be studying full-time

You must not be employed in the cancer research area

How much is it worth?

Once-off payment of $3,000

Selection criteria:

Merit of your proposed project

The relevance of your proposed project to cancer control

The extent to which the project is likely to advance your career and personal knowledge

Where to find out more:

Research Administration Officer, Cancer Council Western Australia, Ph: (08) 9388 4354 Web: www.cancerwa.asn.au/research/funding/usher

Childrens Cancer Institute of Australia Summer Vacation Scholarships

These scholarships provide an opportunity for final year undergraduate science or medical students to get involved in real-life cancer research alongside post-graduate students and senior researchers in Sydney during the summer holidays. Up to two scholarships will be offered each year.

Who can apply?

These scholarships are:

Available to Indigenous and non-Indigenous people

Only available to science students and medical students

Open to students from any university in Australia. However You must undertake this scholarship at the Sydney Childrens Hospital in Randwick

Additional criteria:

You must be in the final year of a science or medical degree

You must have a genuine interest in biomedical research

How much is it worth?

An allowance of $200 for the duration of your project, up to a maximum of eight weeks.

Selection criteria:

Academic merit

A personal statement explaining why you would like a vacation scholarship at the Childrens Cancer Institute of Australia

Letter of recommendation from an academic referee

Where to find out more:

Dr AmandaPhilp, Careers and Strategy Officer, Ph: (02)97777032, Email: aphilp@ccia.unsw.edu.au

Web: www.ccia.org.au/?pagecall=content&ContentID=43209

Human Genetics Society Vacation Scholarships

These scholarships offer an opportunity for students to undertake a research project in human genetics over the summer holidays under the supervision of a member of the Human Genetics Society of Australasia (HGSA) in Perth.

Who can apply?

These scholarships are:

Available to Indigenous and non-Indigenous people

Available for any relevant undergraduate degree course

This scholarship must be undertaken in Perth

Additional criteria:

You must have completed at least two years of your university course

You must arrange your own project for a period of 6-8 weeks during the summer vacation:

Your project relevant to the area of human genetics

You must be supervised throughout the research period

Your supervisor must be a financial member of the HGSA

You must have the approval of the institution where youll be undertaking your project.

You must present the outcomes of your research at the first HGSA Western Australia Branch Semi