Sir Thomas Naghten Fitzgerald Scholarship
The Sir Thomas Naghten Fitzgerald Scholarship was established by the late Kathleen Maggie Douglas who bequeathed her residuary estate to the University for the purpose of founding and endowing a surgical scholarship in memory of her father.
The scholarship is awarded to medical graduates undertaking a graduate research degree in surgery.
See University's Trust Record for more detailed information.
This scholarship is one of several trust-funded scholarships available through the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences for students who have applied for, or are enrolled in a graduate research degree of the faculty.
The duration of the scholarship is up to 1 year. The scholarship provides a fortnightly allowance of approximately $12,360 per year (pro rata).
To be considered for this scholarship, you must:
be a medical graduate applying for or enrolled in a graduate research degree in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.
be undertaking a research in surgery.
satisfy the faculty's eligibility standards for course and scholarship.
Future graduate research students of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences must complete an online application for course and scholarship.
Students who are currently enrolled in the research degree for which they seek the scholarship must complete an online application for the Graduate Research Scholarships group. You are not required to list the trust scholarship(s) for which you are applying.
Recipients of trust funded scholarships are required to reapply annually (by 31 October) or their scholarship funding will cease.
Eligible candidates are selected by the Faculty Research Training Committee on the basis of academic merit and the terms of the trust.
Successful candidates will be advised of the outcome of their application according to the Faculty's published timelines.
This scholarship is subject to the MDHS Graduate Research Trust Scholarships Terms and Conditions.
If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Past recipients of this scholarship.