Flinders University :Lesley Shorne Memorial Scholarship

Opening Date: 01-06-2022   Closing Date: 08-07-2022  


The Lesley Shorne Memorial Scholarship was established in 2011. The Scholarship will recognise and support a mature age woman commencing a Doctor of Medicine in a Commonwealth supported place at Flinders University.

The Scholarship aims to support a woman who has a demonstrated commitment to improving the well-being of women through their involvement as a volunteer, through work or study in the areas of Health, Education Safety, Social Justice, Poverty or Advocacy.

The Lesley Shorne Scholar will be expected to attend an annual event and will have opportunities to participate in a network associated with the Lesley Shorne Scholars.


The successful Lesley Shorne Scholar will receive $1000 annually for up to 4 years.


Applicants for the Scholarship must:

  • be enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place in the Doctor of Medicine at Flinders University
  • be a woman of at least 25 years of age on 1 January of the year the Scholarship is to be awarded
  • be able to demonstrate a commitment to improving women’s well-being in specific areas such as Health, Education Safety, Social Justice, Poverty or Advocacy



Applications should be submitted online through the Flinders University Student System by the specified closing date. Applicants will need to login and navigate to the My Scholarships tab to submit an application. The application form for this scholarship is called "Lesley Shorne Memorial Scholarship", or you can search for it by the keyword "Shorne". Please read the how to apply page and ensure all of your personal details are up-to-date in the Student System as you will be assessed using this information.

  • View rules for this scholarship scheme.
Scholarship Type: postgraduate, academic merit, commencing, continuing,