An integral part of MBPH Foundation, The KC Society, was established in honour of the late surgeon Kevin Chambers to help assist rural doctors realise their dream of practicing medicine and advance them in their training.

There are tens of thousands of people in the Mildura community and beyond who benefited from his surgical skills and now the KC Society Tertiary Scholarships Program will benefit young students in our region by supporting them financially during their tertiary studies.

The KC Society is providing five $1000 grants to eligible students

Scholarship Eligibility

Are you 24 years old or under?
KC Society Tertiary Scholarships are awarded to young people who are wishing to complete an undergraduate degree at University, or a Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma at TAFE.
Are you an Australian resident living in Northwest Victoria or Southwest New South Wales?
This area refers to the Local Government Areas of Mildura, Wentworth and Swan Hill
You must currently reside or attend school in these areas at the time of applying for a KC Society Scholarship.
If you attended secondary school outside of these regions you are not eligable to apply.
What can’t you apply for?

  • Course fees where they are able to be VET Student Loan or HECS-HELP deferred.
  • Full fee-paying courses where an equivalent HECS-HELP funded course is available.
  • Reimbursements for expenses already incurred.
  • Activities for studies outside of Australia.

Apply now for a KC Society Tertiary Scholarships
Complete the forms below if you are interested in applying for the KC Society first round of scholarship funding for assistance with your tertiary studies.

Funding opens May 1 and closes May 30, 2024. if you require any further information please contact the MBPH Foundation Manager, Jake Anstey email: janstey@mbph.org.au