Education and research are critical to the betterment of our society’s health system. The Australian Lebanese Medical Association Education Foundation values these beliefs. We want to assist in promoting and aiding our students in achieving their goals and to achieve their full academic potential. The Australian Lebanese Medical Association Education Foundation is a health education Foundation for students of Lebanese heritage studying any health sector course. Any Lebanese heritage student studying a health course in Australia is eligible to apply for a scholarship. We want to grow our Foundation to aid as many students as possible achieve their full educational potential. Donations to the Foundation are tax deductable and we welcome your financial assistance.

ALMA Student Education Foundation Scholarships Are Now Open

1. Purpose for funding eg attending a conference, educational books or materials, further education course
2. A 500 word essay needs to be submitted detailing:
a. The purpose of the application
b. How the scholarship will benefit the applicant in furthering their education
c. Outline any personal hardships that might be disadvantaging the applicant
d. Consequence of not receiving the scholarship
e. Health research involving the Lebanese community
f. Social impact of the research on our community
3. What the applicant is currently studying – needs to be in the health area
4. A CV also needs to be submitted
5. Applicant must be willing to share their experience and how the scholarship helped them with ALMA and fellow students wishing to apply for future scholarships and/or write a brief report to be shared amongst ALMA members/supporters.

All applicants will then be assessed by all foundation board members on their merit with a grade out of 100 which includes:

1. Worthiness of funding requirement eg conference scholarship or educational material
2. Will the scholarship funding aid the student in their course ie be beneficial
3. Financial / social hardships that students might be facing
4. Academic merit

Closing Date: 8th May 2022

Email applications to: [email protected]