Bill Nicholes “Willigobung” Two (2) Scholarships for Medicine at ANU in Australia, 2018

Scholarship Description:

The Australian National University offers two awards known as the Bill Nicholes “Willigobung” Scholarship for Medicine. Scholarships are available to pursue a Medicinae ac Chirurgiae Doctoranda (MChD) degree program.

The objective of the award is to provide financial assistance to students enrolling in the Australian National University’s four-year graduate entry Medicinae ac Chirurgiae Doctoranda (MChD) degree program.

Host College/University:

ANU is a world-leading university in Australia’s capital city, Canberra, which focuses on excellence in research and education ensures our graduates are in demand the world over.

Degree level:

Scholarships are available to pursue a Medicinae ac Chirurgiae Doctoranda (MChD) degree program.

Field of Study:

Scholarships are awarded to support students studying graduate medicine at ANU.

Scholarship Award: 

University is offering up to $20,000 per annum.


  • The scholarship is available to Australian students.
  • Number of Scholarships Two 2.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Australia.

Eligibility Criteria:

The award is available each year to a prospective ANU student who:

  • Is an Australian citizen, holder of an Australian Permanent Resident visa or a permanent humanitarian visa;
  • Has been offered a place in the Medicinae ac Chirurgiae Doctoranda (MChD) program at the ANU Medical School, College of Health and Medicine;
  • Has achieved a minimum GPA of 7.0 in the final year of undergraduate study (excluding Honours);
  • Is able to attend the ANU Medical School Nicholes’ Scholarship Interview in person;
  • Is able to demonstrate the attributes of a Nicholes’ Scholar (see further information below);
  • For the scholarship reserved for a student from a rural, regional or remote area, in addition to satisfying the above criteria, the student must have relocated from, or been schooled in a rural, regional or remote area (Australian Statistical Geography Remoteness Area-2-5) and completed the majority of their secondary studies in a rural, regional or remote area. Scholarship applicants can check the rural, regional and remote classification of their address at the DoctorConnect website.  Supporting documentation will be required in the format of:
    • Supporting letters from a GP, school, university or workplace (signed originals on letterhead). Supporting letters must include your rural residential address details.
    • Documents to prove residences such as invoices for telephone, rates, utilities, or bank statements showing your (or your family’s) address.

Please note: Students who have already commenced the MChD program are not eligible to apply.

Applying procedure Instructions:

How to Apply:

The application form is available from the “Apply Now” link at the top of this page.  Applications must be submitted by the closing date.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

Online Application: ◄–

Scholarship Link: ◄–

Scholarship Deadline:

August 20, 2018.

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