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Who is it for?

3rd year undergraduates, 4th year undergraduates, 5th year undergraduates

Where is it available?


How is it paid?

Single payment


This bursary is administered by the Bendigo Tertiary Education Anniversary Foundation and was established by the Bendigo Oral Health and Dentistry Society (BOHDS) at the Bendigo Campus of La Trobe University. The bursary is awarded to support fourth year Dentistry students who will be undertaking their first year of rural rotations. BOHDS recognises the financial hardships faced in the last two years of the Dentistry course, especially with regard to the cost of accommodation and the inability to undertake part time employment during this time.

Are you eligible to apply?

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be enrolled as a fourth year student in the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Dentistry/Master of Dentistry
  • Be a current Bendigo Oral Health and Dentistry Society (BOHDS) member and have been a member since the first year of their course

BOHDS Committee members are eligible to apply but should declare their association with BOHDS on the application form.
Please note: applicants intending to apply for this bursary may not concurrently hold a scholarship or award offered by La Trobe University at the date of application.

Recipients of the scholarship shall be selected by the University based on their:

  • Demonstration of how they have contributed to the wider community in oral health promotion
  • Demonstration of how the bursary will help to alleviate individual financial difficulties in relation to their clinical placement

How to apply

To apply for this scholarship, please complete the application form and email to by 30 March 2019.

Who to contact for further information

Bendigo Tertiary Education Anniversary Foundation,