Monash Healthcare Innovation Summer Scholarships Program: Apply Now!

Applications for the Monash Healthcare Innovation Summer Scholarships (HISS) Program for 2020/2021 are now open!

HISS is dedicated to educating future innovators within healthcare whilst generating projects and concepts with potential for tangible real world clinical outcomes.

After a pilot program over the summer of 2019/2020, MYMI are pleased to announce that HISS will be offered again over 2020/2021, in collaboration between MYMI, MIME and Monash Partners. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and a passion for healthcare innovation are invited to apply.

What’s in it for you:

  • Learn about Project Management, the Innovation in Healthcare Process and more.

  • Work within highly interdisciplinary teams and build your communication, collaboration skills and technical skills over 11 weeks.

  • Learn from, and connect with industry & clinical mentors.

  • Opportunity to work on continuing projects with potential for real world impact (FYPs, BMedSci, Honours and more) and funding

  • Scholarship funding at $4400

Check out some of our projects from last year: https://www.mymi.org.au/projects

Further information and link to apply: https://bit.ly/HISS-Info

 

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Jenny’s experience: Access Monash Mentoring Program

Do you enjoy aspiring high school students to achieve their dreams?

Written by Jenny Truong.

Hi! I am Jenny. I’m a 3rd year science and commerce student and I have been an Access Monash Mentor for the past 2 years.

I became an Access Monash Mentor (AMM) because I wanted to share my knowledge about high school and Monash with students from under-represented communities to help them find their passion. With Access Monash, we get the opportunity to work one-on-one with Year 11 and 12 students at schools in the Dandenong, Frankston, Berwick, Mornington and Gippsland areas, where not many students end up going to university. Many of these students are the first students in their family to even consider going to university, so it feels quite rewarding to aspire them to go on to higher education after finishing high school.

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