Rural Doctors Association of Queensland Prize

UQ is offering a $1,000 prize for a final year medical student interested in attending the RDAQ conference. This will include a $250 cash award and about $700 in registration to attend the Rural Doctors Association annual conference in Brisbane June 7-9th. Further details are below, make sure to get your application in by the 31st of March!

Eligibility: Students who are:
(a) domestic students as defined in the Fee Rules; and
(b) enrolled in Year 4 of the MD or MBBS program; and
(c) members of the student rural support club, Towards Rural and Outback Health Professionals in Queensland (TROHPIQ).
Basis for Award: Most outstanding applicant based on:
(a) a personal statement, less than 500 words, demonstrating interest in a career in rural medicine; and
(b) evidence of the student’s participation in activities of TROHPIQ.
Nature of Prize: $250 and one honorary subscription to the Rural Doctors Association of Queensland Annual Conference, at which a commemorative plaque will be presented.
Application Due Date: 31 March annually
Background: This prize was established in 1994 and maintained by an annual gift from the Rural Doctors Association of Queensland.
Application Details Please email all applications for this Scholarship to


John Flynn Placement Program – click here to visit the website

JFPP is a widely recognised program that aims to give students exposure to the same rural community over an extended period of time.  Students must complete eight weeks of placements over a number of years in the same location, which can be anywhere in Australia.  Financial assistance for travel is given, as is a weekly allowance to cover living expenses.

NSW Rural Doctors Network Scholarships: 
These change year to year. To find our more follow this link

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