Henry and Rachael Ackman Travelling Scholarship in Medicine

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Melbourne

 Scholarship Name:  Henry and Rachael Ackman Travelling Scholarship in Medicine

 Description:  The funds for the scholarship were donated by Emanuel Percy Ackman. The scholarship is awarded as a travelling scholarship to enable a student to travel abroad to pursue studies and gain experience in their field of speciality.

 Study Level:  Doctor Degree (By Research), Master Degree (By Research)

 Study Fields:  Medicine

 Subjects:  Child health, Medicine, Women’s health

 Support Type:  Travel Grant outside Australia

 Offer Frequency:  Every 2 years

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship fund is valued at approximately $50,000 to be shared between awardees. Tenure is for 1 year with the option of an extension.

 Length:  1 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  In alternate years the scholarships are open to postgraduate students of architecture and medicine. Scholars from the field of medicine are expected to research disease in children and women. Applicants must have completed at least 4 years of tertiary education studies and have achieved a minimum of second class honours (or equivalent). Tenure is dependent on annual submission of reports, satisfactory progress, and continued study. Upon completion the recipient is also expected to present a Minnie Ackman Lecture.

 Study Location:  Australia – VIC: Melbourne Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  End February

 Other Details:  The medicine scholarships are awarded biennially in odd-numbered years.

 Number Per Year:  2

 Scholarship Website:  http://research.mdhs.unimelb.edu.au/ackman-travelling-scholarship (opens in new window)

Scholarship Contact Details

 Scholarship Contact:  Mr MDHS Scholarships Scholarship Enquiries

 Contact Title:  Head, Faculty Research Unit

 Contact Department:  Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

 Contact Phone:  61 3 93449796

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Melbourne

 Provider Phone:  61 3 136352

 Provider Website:  http://www.unimelb.edu.au (opens in new window)