Henry Bethune Scholarship

Henry Bethune Scholarship

About Henry Bethune

Born in 1890, Dr Bethune was a physician and medical innovator. He is best known for his service in war time medical units during the Spanish Civil War and with Chinese Communists during the Second Sino-Japanese War. He developed the first mobile blood-transfusion service in Spain in 1936.


This bursary is awarded to students who receive an offer to a medical school(s) despite financial, social or other disadvantage.

Please note, Students are only entitled to apply for one MedEntry Scholarship.


Up to three scholarships are offered every year, with a value of $600 each.

Information/documentation required to apply

  • Evidence of enrolment in a MedEntry UCAT course
  • Certified copy of enrolment in a medical degree program in Australia and/or New Zealand

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