Betty J Fyffe Scholarship

The University of New England

14 February 2023
Medical and Health Sciences

The family of Betty J Fyffe (née Cahill) were pharmacists and chemist shop owners in Tamworth and Armidale over many years. In her Will, Betty established the Elizabeth Cahill Fyffe Trust to distribute funds to support students who are training in the medical fields with the expectation that they will hopefully carry out their profession in country areas when they finish their studies.

  • This scholarship is intended for the Bachelor of Medical Science / Doctor of Medicine degree only. Changing degree will deem the recipient ineligible to continue to receive the scholarship. -The scholarship is payable into the recipient’s bank account in two instalments within 30 days of the Semester 1 and 2 census dates.
  • The scholarship is payable into the recipient’s bank account in two instalments within 30 days following the Semester 1 and 2 census dates.
  • Continuation of the scholarship, if applicable, is subject to:
  • Satisfactory progress in each semester.
  • Submission of brief Semester Reports in May and September each year reporting on progress with their studies and involvement in sporting, cultural and community activities as well as participation in university life, where applicable.
  • Any request to vary the conditions of the scholarship must be made in writing and will be determined at the discretion of the Alumni Relations and Student Scholarships team (or other relevant committee).
  • If at any time during the scholarship term the student is found to have committed behavioural misconduct in accordance with the University’s Student Behavioural Misconduct Rules, the scholarship will be terminated and any outstanding payments to be made under the scholarship will not be paid. You may also be required to repay any instalment already received. Students who are residential college residents are also subject to the Residential College Code of Conduct.
  • The student may be required to attend the annual scholarships lunch or other donor events if they are invited to do so, and may be asked to participate in activities to promote this scholarship and other scholarships in general, including public speaking, donor liaison, media interviews and photographs.
  • Some scholarships may affect other government payments. It is the recipient’s responsibility to seek advice from the relevant government agency.
  • From time to time minor changes may be required to the administrative conditions of this scholarship. If this occurs recipients will be given advanced notice in writing. Donors will also be consulted where appropriate.
  • Failure to meet the requirements of these Terms and Conditions may lead to the termination of the scholarship and your being required to repay any instalment already received.
  1. Australian Citizen/Permanent Resident: Applicants must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident as defined by the Commonwealth.

  2. Open to ALL new commencing and continuing students in their 1st/2nd/3rd year of the Joint Medical Program Bachelor of Medical Science / Doctor of Medicine degree.

  3. Regional/Remote: You can prove that you have resided for at least 5 years consecutively or 10 years cumulatively in a rural and/or remote location (Regions defined as RA2-5), as defined by the Government Remoteness Tool

  4. Degree/Discipline: The applicant is enrolling or enrolled in a Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine within the Joint Medical Program at the University of New England

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19 April 2023