Roy and Iris Simmons Award

Study level
Undergraduate
Category
Prize
Fund basis

UTR6.72.82

Origin
Bequest
Fund source
Perpetual Trust (UOM)
Study Area
Microbiology and Immunology

About

Donor: Dr Roy Simmons DSc (Honoris Causa Melb.) FRACRS FRCPA (Hon) FISH FACMT FACBS, was Principal Scientific Officer, CSL and made outstanding contributions to understanding of blood groupings, to the achievement of safety in blood transfusion and to the field of bacteriology. Dr Simmons bequethed $2,000 in addition gifts from his daughters Mrs Ann Torode, Mrs Margot Bergstrom and Mrs Pat Stuart, and the Department of Microbiology.

Benefits

$2,300

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 annually for outstanding work in some aspect of Microbiology by a graduate or undergraduate student enrolled in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology.

Selection

The is awarded to the top honours-level undergraduate student each year within the Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology. Selection occurs at our undergraduate Board of Examiners meeting (at the end of Semester 2) each year.

Outcome

Most merit based prize recipients will be advised in writing in Semester One of the following academic year.

Enquiries

Karena L. Waller,  Senior Lecturer, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, klwaller@unimelb.edu.au

Scholarship Management

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

School

Biomedical Sciences