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AlburyCity Medical Scholarships

Provides up to $5,000 to local students who have been accepted into a degree in medicine at the University of NSW.


The scholarship was established through the Rural Clinical School of Medicine in 2007 to assist first year medical students studying at the University of New South Wales who’ve lived in the Albury-Wodonga local government area or attended a local school prior to attending UNSW.

The aim of the program is to encourage doctors to return to regional communities where their skills are desperately needed once they have completed their studies.

The 2024 AlburyCity Medical Scholarships Round will open Saturday 1 March 2025 and will remain open until Monday 31 March 2025.

  • Eligibility criteria keyboard_arrow_right

    To be eligible for a medical scholarship through our program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

    1. In the case of first year Medical students, the student must have lived within the Albury/Wodonga Local Government Areas (LGA)* or attended a local school prior to attending the University of NSW. In the case of a third, fourth, fifth or sixth year Medical students, the student must be enrolled at the University of NSW and have attended a local school or lived within the Albury/Wodonga LGA immediately before commencing their studies at the University of NSW.
    2. Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia;
    3. Be enrolled as a first year student in the Degree in Medicine offered at the University of NSW or be enrolled as a third, fourth, fifth or sixth year student at the University of NSW and studying at the Rural Clinical School in Albury and not being the recipient of a previous medical scholarship offered by AlburyCity.
    4. Grants will be awarded on an objective basis without regard to race, religion, colour, creed, sex, national origin, age, and physical or mental disability.
    5. Awards are made on the basis of academic achievement, financial need, moral character, and such additional criteria as may be deemed appropriate by the Scholarship committee. Examples of such criteria include results of academic records and contributions to the school and the community.
    6. Grants are for full-time study at the University of NSW or full-time study at the University of NSW Rural Clinical School located in Albury.
    7. Successful applicants must be prepared to provide Council with feedback after completing their first or final years of study. This may involve written feedback or a presentation to Council or Council staff.
  • AlburyCity is committed to ensuring better practice and ease of access to the Medical Scholarship Program.

    If you are deaf and/or have a hearing or speech impairment, the National Relay Service may assist you on 1300 555 727. Please note: To use the National Relay Service, you will need to register first, so you can make and receive calls.

    If you are a non-English speaker, you can use the National Translating and Interpreting Service. The service provides immediate phone interpreting. To find out more, visit the TIS National website or call 131 450, and quote our unique number 285237.

    You can also reach out to our Community Development team between 8.30am and 5pm Monday to Friday. Either via phone on 02 6023 8111 or

How to apply

Applications for the 2024 AlburyCity Medical Scholarships are now CLOSED and will open on Saturday 1 March 2025.

Apply Online

Please note

These scholarships were established only for students from the local region, Albury Wodonga and immediate surrounds*, who have been accepted into a Degree in Medicine at the University of NSW.

* The immediate surrounds is defined as an area including the Local Government area of AlburyCity, extending to the Local Government Areas of: Federation, Greater Hume Shire and City of Wodonga.