Gough Family Scholarship for Medical Education

Gough Family Scholarship for Medical Education

Australia 27 Aug 2021
The university of Queensland Australia

The university of Queensland Australia

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Host Country
27 Aug 2021
Study level
Opportunity type
Opportunity funding
Full funding
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This opportunity is destined for all countries
Eligible Region
All Regions


Established in 2019 by Professor Ian Gough AM and Dr Ruth Gough under the Create Change Scholarship Match Initiative and maintained by income generated from the endowment fund. Both Professor Gough and Dr Gough are UQ Medical Program graduates, and their daughters, Jenny and Helen, are also UQ graduates. Professor Ian Gough is a former Royal Australasian College of Surgeons President and was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for his significant service to medicine as a clinician, to education as an academic, researcher and author, and through medical advisory roles. Dr Ruth Gough is a former psychiatrist who taught and mentored many UQ graduates.


An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship, if the applicant –

(a) can demonstrate financial need;
(b) submits an application to the Dean, by the closing date for applications;
(c) is a domestic student in accordance with the University’s Student Fees Policy; (d) is enrolled full-time in the Doctor of Medicine at The University of Queensland; and
(e) does not hold a scholarship that the Dean considers to be similar.

How to apply

Please complete and submit the following documents to med.prizes@uq.edu.au by the deadline. Late applications will not be accepted.

  • Application Cover Page
  • Student Income Statement


Selection criteria

The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the following criteria –
(a) evidence of financial need;
(b) academic achievement in courses undertaken to date in the Doctor of Medicine; and
(c) any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant's future
success in the medical profession.


Scholarship and Awards Coordinator, Faculty of Medicine

Scholarship value : At least $4,500, but will be limited to the annual income from the fund.

Number awarded : 1

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