Medical Elective Scholarship

AJMF provides a limited number of scholarships to Medical Students wishing to undertake a Clinical Elective in Israel.

Scholarship application form: Scholarship application form PDF


To be eligible, you must be:

  • An Australian or New Zealand citizen, or holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa.
  • Currently enrolled in a recognised University Medical Program
  • Approved to undertake a medical elective in Israel through either Shaare Zedek or Hadassah Hospital, or other approved institution.

Selection criteria:  Awarded to students based on academic achievement, and personal statement ( up to 500 words) on why you should be the recipient.  Financial disadvantage may also be taken into consideration.

Value and number available: Up to $1,000 per scholarship.   3 scholarships are available.

Deferability:   This scholarship cannot be deferred.

Conditions of Scholarship

The recipient of this scholarship will be required to

  • write an article about their experience for the AJMF newsletter
  • present at an AJMF meeting

How to apply for a scholarship

  • Complete the application form
  • Submit your application form with your personal statement and supporting documentation to AJMF,

via email to

or send to AJMF,  PO Box 2270 Caulfield Junction 3161

Closing Dates:  June 30th and November 30th