June Howqua Prize

Opens
30th Apr 2021
Closes
30th Jul 2021
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

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 up to $5,000*

* 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 2021 award is open to Doctor of Medicine students commencing their final-year of study in 2021.

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

Applications for 2021 submissions have now closed.

Students are asked to complete a Student Financial Assessment form and submit a personal statement (400 words) addressing what they intend to do post-graduation and how the prize will benefit them.

Applicants must address:

  • How the prize will benefit the applicant’s life and studies;
  • What the applicant intends to do following the completion of their medical degree and how this will benefit the community; and
  • How the prize will enable applicants to undertake activities otherwise made difficult without this financial support.

Enquiries

Please contact the MMS Student Awards Officer at mms-studentawards@unimelb.edu.au.

More information

Open to final-year Doctor of Medicine students only.

Recipient

2020 - Jenni-Marie Ratten

2019 - Zia Sass

2018 - Shannah Mousaco

2017 - Melanie Eden

Scholarship Management

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

School

Medical School

Department / Centre

All