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Value$8,500 and Tuition Fees
Number Offered1
Closing Date

1 October or 10 February

Established in 2014 in memory of the late Professor Barbara Heslop who graduated from the Otago Medical School in 1948 and had a forty year career at Otago in the Departments of Pathology and Surgery, specialising in transplantation research.

The purpose of the scholarship is to assist students to undertake one year research degrees - BMedSc(Hons) for medical students, BSc(Hons) or BBiomedSc(Hons) - in the disciplines of Pathology or Immunology.

For BMedSc(Hons) students, the closing date is 1 October in the year prior to the Honours study.

For BSc(Hons) students and BBioMedSc(Hons) students, the closing date is 10 February in the year of Honours study.

Applicants must

  • be a New Zealand citizen or New Zealand Residence Class Visa Holder, and
  • be enrolled for the degree of Bachelor of Medical Science with Honours, Bachelor of Biomedical Science with Honours, or Bachelor of Science with Honours studying a Pathology or Immunology discipline within a department of the Otago Medical School at any of its three main campuses (Christchurch, Dunedin, Wellington)

Please see the Scholarships for medical students page for application information.


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