Simon Pearce Bursary

Opens
6th Jul 2017
Closes
31st Jul 2017
Study level
Graduate Coursework
Category
Bursary
Enrolment status
Current student
Study Area
Audiology and Speech Pathology
Origin
Family
Fund source
Expendable Gift

About

Donor: Drs Chris and Betty Pearce. The scholarship memorialises the late Simon Pearce, a student of the Master of Speech Pathology.

Benefits

One scholarship to be awarded annually valued at $3,000.00.

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

Students must be enrolled in the Master of Speech Pathology.

Preference will be given to students who are having difficulties in meeting the study or practicum requirements of their degree due to:

  • Physical illness
  • Disability
  • Financial need.

Selection

The scholarship will be awarded to the student who demonstrates the most compelling case for support. The selection panel will determine the successful recipient of the award with consideration to other awards and financial assistance received this year.

Application

Eligible students must submit by the closing date:

  1. An online Financial Aid Grant application through Melbourne Scholarships (this will assess physical illness, disability or financial need and other elements of disadvantage) AND
  2. An application form including a brief written submission (max 500 words) including:
    1. a statement outlining their sense of vocation and interest in the field of speech pathology,
    2. a statement outlining how the scholarship will help them.

Submit completed application form to audspeech-enquiries@unimelb.edu.au.
Application Form PDF, 654.17 KB

Outcome

The recipient will be notified within 4-6 weeks of the closing date.

Enquiries

Please contact audspeech-enquiries@unimelb.edu.au.

More information

The recipient will provide a 500 word report on the benefits of the scholarship, required within twelve months of receiving the award.

Scholarship Management

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

School

Health Sciences