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The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Randall Silcock Bursary

Key details

Length of Support
1 year

About this scholarship

Established in 1972 and maintained by an endowment from the estate of the late Randall Gilbert Silcock. This award was recognised by the UQ Senate in 2015.

Available to:  Current Student
Level of study: 

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate Coursework

Year of study:  1st - 4th year
Citizenship:  Australian and Permanent Residents or NZ citizens International student

The purpose of this Bursary is to support students studying in the Faculty of Medicine by providing funding for students to present their research at a scientific conference.

Award value:
The value of an individual award will not be less than $500 and will not be more than $1,000. Up to 8 Bursaries may be awarded.


An applicant is eligible for the Bursary if the applicant –

  1. submits an application to the Dean, by the closing date for applications; and
  2.  is enrolled in the Approved Program.

Selection criteria

The Bursary is awarded, at the discretion of the Dean, to the applicant(s) showing greatest merit as demonstrated by –

  • (a) the quality and prestige of the conference to be attended; and
  • (b) the quality of the student’s presentation based on the accepted abstract; and
  • (c) the statement by the student on the tangible benefits that may be expected from presenting at this conference.



Eligible Degrees
  • Masters (Coursework)
  • Female
  • Male