Scholarship opportunity for Bachelor of Oral Health students and recent graduates

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Calling all Bachelor of Oral Health students and recent graduates!

Are you passionate about making a positive difference in the field of public oral health?

We are pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for current Bachelor of Oral Health students and recent graduates. Applications for the Luisa Hungerford-Morgan Scholarship are now open.

The scholarship aims to bolster the learning, development, and careers of the next generation of oral health professionals.

About the scholarship

The Luisa Hungerford-Morgan Scholarship supports you to undertake an educational or professional development opportunity of your choice.

Named for its first recipient, the Luisa Hungerford-Morgan Scholarship highlights the impact of transformative care. During her time as a Bachelor of Oral Health student, Luisa was dedicated to the provision of kind and compassionate care to patients at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne.

Luisa’s dedication inspired a generous donation to Dental Health Services Victoria, aimed at nurturing the professional growth of oral health students.

Don’t miss this chance to enhance your career, diversify your experience, and prioritise your professional development.

What can the scholarship be used for?

The scholarship is valued at $4,000 and there are various ways the recipient can use the funds to support their growth and development, including:

  • Professional development: enhance your professional skills by attending workshops, courses or seminars
  • Research and publication costs: the scholarship can be used to allocate funds towards the dissemination of research within the field of oral health
  • Educational travel costs: travel for educational reasons, including attending relevant conferences, seminars or workshops to engage with the latest developments in oral health
  • Professional memberships: the scholarship can be used to allocate funds towards membership fees for professional associations in the field of oral health
  • Alleviate financial pressure of studying: the scholarship can also be used to pay university fees and costs associated with studying.

Who can apply?

The Luisa Hungerford-Morgan Scholarship is open to current Bachelor of Oral Health students and recent graduates (within the past two years) who are currently working within Victoria’s public oral health sector.

If you’re passionate about making a difference in public oral health, now’s the time to focus on your future with the Luisa Hungerford-Morgan Scholarship.

How to apply

Click this link to submit your application by COB Tuesday 3 October.

Frequently asked questions

How do I apply for the Luisa Hungerford-Morgan Scholarship?

Applications are now open for all current Bachelor of Oral Health students and those who graduated from this course within the last 2 years and who are working in the Victorian public oral health sector.

Applications close at 11.59pm on Tuesday 3 October.

You can apply for the scholarship by completing this form.

The application consists of 4 questions, which are designed to help us evaluate how this scholarship would support your professional development.

How could I use the scholarship funds?

The Luisa Hungerford-Morgan Scholarship provides recipients with the flexibility to decide how to use the funds to enhance their careers in oral health.

The funds can be used for various purposes, including professional development workshops, covering research and publication costs, supporting educational travel to conferences, contributing to professional memberships, and alleviating the financial burden of university fees and associated study costs.

What happens once I apply?

All applications will be reviewed by our selection panel. The successful applicant will be notified via a phone call and a confirmation email. Unsuccessful candidates will be informed of the status of their application.

Have questions or need more info?

If you have any questions about the scholarship, the application process, or just want to know more, please email