June Howqua Prize

Closes
29th Apr 2018
Study level
Graduate Coursework
Category
Prize
Enrolment status
Current student
Study Area
All
Origin
Bequest
Fund source
Perpetual Trust (UOM)
Fund basis

UTR6.297

About

Applications are now open for 2018.

Donor: The late June Louise Howqua MBBS (Hons) (1944), MD (1947). June worked for the Queen Victoria Hospital, the only hospital at the time that was run by women, exclusively for women. She maintained close contact with the University until she passed away.

Benefits

The value of the prize is $5,428*

* Final prize value is at the discretion of the June Howqua Prize Committee.

Disclaimer: The benefit amount for this award is approximate. It will be confirmed at the time of awarding and determined by the committee according to the terms of the award.

Eligibility

Awarded to the 'most promising student' enrolled in the final year of the Doctor of Medicine (MD).

The 2018 award is open to Doctor of Medicine students commencing their final-year of study in 2018.

Selection

The final recipient will be selected by the June Howqua Prize Committee.

Applicants will be judged on their answers to the submission questions, their academic record, and level of financial need.

Application

Students will be asked to submit a personal statement (400 words) addressing what they intend to do post-graduation and how the prize will benefit them.

Application is online via this link: June Howqua Application Form.

Deadline for applications is midnight Sunday, 18th of June.

Enquiries

Please contact the MMS Prize Administrator on mms-postgrad@unimelb.edu.au.

More information

Open to final-year Doctor of Medicine students only.

Recipient

2017 - Melanie Eden

Scholarship Management

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

School

Medical School