Primary Health Care Medical Scholarship


$8,500 per year for one year


Continuing students 


Doctor of Medicine


Applicants must:

  • be Australian citizens or permanent residents
  • be currently enrolled in or commencing their final year of the Doctor of Medicine
  • be able to demonstrate engagement in General Practice work in their community or research, and show a passion for developing a career in General Practice post Graduation, to be addressed in their personal statement
  • be willing to participate in mutually agreed and Western Sydney University approved media and communication opportunities

Primary Health Care

Primary Health Care is one of Australia’s leading healthcare companies. It has been providing quality, affordable and accessible healthcare to Australians for more than 30 years.

Primary Health Care has an expansive network of multidisciplinary medical centres, pathology laboratories and diagnostic imaging centres, underpinned by dedicated healthcare professionals. As a leader in general practice and health, Primary Health Care is ideally placed to support the next generations of doctors and health professionals. Each year Primary Health Care hosts large numbers of medical students and general practitioner registrars right across Australia.

Primary Health Care is proud to partner with Western Sydney University and its medical school with the aim of encouraging more young doctors to pursue a rewarding career in general practice and primary care.

Applications and Selection Process

Applicants must provide a statement in support of their application indicating how they believe the scholarship will assist them with their studies and in their future career. This statement should give a sufficient explanation of the applicant's background and current circumstances to enable the University to judge their eligibility and merit.

Applications for this scholarship are now closed.