Mick McLoughlin Memorial Bursary

James Cook University (JCU)

The scholarship was established in 2003 by the family of the late Dr Mick McLoughlin, a prominent rural doctor who practised in a number of locations in North Queensland including Cairns, Cooktown and Collinsville, up until his death in 1999. The purpose of the bursary is to support a senior medical student undertaking an elective in the developing world.


Applicants must: be Australian or New Zealand citizens or permanent visa holders; be enrolled in the fifth year of the MBBS program; and intend to undertake their sixth year elective in the developing world. Selection is based on academic merit, character and whether the candidate has, or will receive any other scholarship assistance during their studies.

Amount $2,500

The scholarship is a one-off payment valued at $2,500 for 1 year.

Closing date Early August
Number per year 1
Frequency Annual
Duration year
Student type Australian and New Zealand
Gender Co-Ed
For Australian students
For international students
Level of study Undergraduate / VET
Field of studys Medicine
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