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Closing date31 March


The Emily Siedeberg Scholarship was established in 2007 by the Trustees of the Estate of the late Bent S M Host and his wife Emily, who was a niece of Dr Emily Siedeberg. Dr Siedeberg was the first female medical graduate of the University of Otago in 1896.

Applicants must be:

  • Female students eligible to enter the fourth year of the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery enrolled full-time for a first undergraduate degree at the University of Otago
  • Enrolled at the University of Otago at the time of application and for the duration of the scholarship
  • New Zealand citizens or New Zealand Residence Class Visa Holders



For more information on the application process please visit the Otago Medical School webpage

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