Dr Terry Farquharson Medical Scholarship

Applications open
9am, Monday 17 January 2022
Applications close
5pm, Friday 25 February 2022
Payment per year
1 year
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Australian Citizens
Type of Scholarship
Financial Need
Available In
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Available To

Dr Terry Farquharson, BParm, MBBS, MAppSci, FACSEP, has had a rewarding medical career as the result of completing a medical degree at the University of Adelaide.  Dr Farquharson has kindled an interest in helping students who may be financially disadvantaged to achieved the same benefits from a medical career.

Two Scholarships shall be awarded to continuing students undertaking the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery program at the University of Adelaide.  The Scholarship will provide assistance with education and living costs for one year of the approved program for which the Scholarship was approved.

Applicants must be Australian citizens undertaking study as a Commonwealth supported student and must remain enrolled on a full time basis in the approved program for which the scholarship was approved.

Selection of the successful candidate will be made according to academic merit and financial need. Academic merit for continuing students will be determined according to students’ cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) or equivalent scores.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need and be able to provide supporting documentary evidence at the time of application, e.g. details of income tested Commonwealth income support payment, such as Youth Allowance, Austudy, ABSTUDY benefits, or other details of their financial circumstances.

The Scholarship must be taken up in the year in which it is offered; acceptance of the Scholarship cannot be deferred. If a student declines the Scholarship offer, the Scholarship will be offered to the next eligible student.

Students in receipt of other University of Adelaide Scholarships may not apply for this Scholarship.