Dr William Hunter Scholarship 2010

Medical, Allied Health, Nursing students from the Moree Shire, Warialda, Bingara or Collarenebri districts in the 2nd year or above of an undergraduate degree at any Australian University are invited to apply for the Dr William Hunter Scholarship.

The Dr William Hunter Scholarship was initiated to honour the work of Bill Hunter AM, as a rural GP and surgeon based in the Moree area as a means of addressing and encouraging the very real problem of health professional retention in rural communities.

Dr Bill Hunter served Moree and the surrounding areas for 41 years.

The selected student will receive a payment of $3000 for the academic year to assist with rental, books and associated university costs.

Dr Maxine Percival leads a Committee with representation from Barwon Division of General Practice, GP representation, the Chamber of Commerce and the community which oversees the management of the Scholarship, which is funded by local sponsorship.

An Application Form is available to download with applications closing the last Friday in July at 5 p.m. Dr William Hunter Scholarship recipients are unable to concurrently be in receipt of any other scholarship.

Application Deadline : 30 July, 2010.

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