E.S.J. King Prize

Study level
Undergraduate
Category
Prize
Study Area
Microbiology and Immunology
Origin
Individual donation
Fund source
Perpetual Trust (UOM)
Fund basis

UTR6.72.193

About

Donor: Mrs Jean Gittins to establish a prize to commemorate Edgar Samuel John King, Professor of Pathology 1951-66. The donor stated that the E.S.J. King Prize ‘ …. should be awarded for the best essay in the third year course in Pathology. In the event that the course be changed in the future and the essay abolished, I would wish the prize to be transferred to another suitable portion of the third year course.’

The E.S.J King Prize is awarded to the best performing student in the three compulsory subjects in the Pathology major, being Mechanisms of Human Disease, Techniques for Investigation of Disease and Frontiers in Human Disease, such major being undertaken in the third year of either the Bachelor of Science or the Bachelor of Biomedicine.

Benefits

Approximately $1000

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 who have completed the three compulsory subjects in the Pathology major, being PATH30001 Mechanisms of Human Disease (or its successor), PATH30002 Techniques for Investigation of Disease (or its successor) and PATH30003 Frontiers in Human Disease (or its successor), undertaken in the third year of either the Bachelor of Science or the Bachelor of Biomedicine.

Selection

Students who graduate in the previous year with a Pathology major nominated on study plan will have results in PATH30001, PATH30002 PATH30003 reviewed to determine the student with the highest aggregate mark in the subjects that comprise the major.

Application

No application.
Selection based on results as per the eligibility criteria.

Outcome

Recipient will be advised in writing in Semester One of the following academic year.

Enquiries

Please contact BiomedSci-AcademicServices@unimelb.edu.au

Recipient

2021: Nicholas Blake and Chiara Braida
2020: Vanessa Cincotta

Scholarship Management

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

School

Biomedical Sciences

Department / Centre

Microbiology and Immunology