5 x $2 500 to help fund your overseas placement
You want to help solve global health issues and we'd like to help you
The FutureFocus Grant is an opportunity to receive $2 500 towards the cost of your upcoming overseas placement*, designed to alleviate some of your financial pressures so that you can focus on contributing to the lives of others in a developing community.
The FutureFocus Grant includes:
- $2 000 to put towards your travel costs
- $500 to spend on the community you're visiting
- A GoPro camera so you can capture every moment of your journey
Applications are now open!
Learn more about our 2018 grant recipients:
Third-year Newcastle University medical student, Riashad Monjur, travelled to Bangladesh to undertake his placement at the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research.
Read the full account of Riashad’s journey >
Richard Huynh, a dental student from the University of Queensland has returned from his placement in Vietnam where he joined the staff at East Meets West.
Read the full account of Richard's journey >
Fifth-year dental student from University of Adelaide, Tessa Jensen has returned from her placement in Nepal, working at Manipal Teaching Hospital.
Read the full account of Tessa’s journey >
University of Western Australia medical student Cassandra Collyer travelled to Tanzania to undertake a placement with St Augustine’s Hospital.
Read the full account of Cassandra's journey >
Click here to learn more about our 2017 FutureFocus grant recipients.
If you don't get the grant, don't worry. We're still here to help you undertake an overseas placement, with our Student Banking Package.
To be eligible for a FutureFocus Grant, you must be enrolled in 2019 in a medical or dental degree at a recognised Australian university and intend to undertake either an elective or voluntary placement in a developing community or country outside of Australia.
*Eligible placement dates: 01 October 2019 - 01 October 2020.
Applications open on 13 May 2019 and must be received no later than 5:00pm AEST on Friday 30 August 2019. Successful applicants will be notified via phone and email by Wednesday 18 September 2019 and will receive their grant (in the form of a cheque and the GoPro camera) by Friday 4 October 2019. Full terms and conditions can be viewed here.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions relating to these grants.