5 x $2 500 to help fund your overseas placement
Wherever your destination, FutureFocus is designed for you to get the most out of your overseas placement.
Planning an overseas placement may seem daunting, but we’re here to support you on your journey. Developed exclusively for medical and dental students, the FutureFocus grants will enable five students the opportunity to undertake an overseas placement so that their commitment to helping others can be realised.
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 document your unique experience
Applications have now closed
Keep an eye out in May for the launch of our 2019 FutureFocus grant.
Find out 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.
Even if you don’t receive a grant, you can still access funds to help undertake an overseas placement with our Student Banking Package.