Karl David Yeomans Prize
- 1st Apr 2023
- 30th Sep 2023
- Study level
- Undergraduate, Graduate Coursework, Graduate Research, Other
- Enrolment status
- Current student
- Study Area
- Multiple donations
- Fund source
- Perpetual Trust (UOM)
- Fund basis
Donor: The Yeomans and Buxton families, their friends and associates, to establish a prize in memory of the late Karl David Yeomans. Karl, a poet, died from brain cancer at age 33, and was the son of Professor Neville Yeomans, formerly Associate Dean (Academic Programs) in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, and also formerly Head of the Department of Medicine at The Western Hospital.
The value of the prize is $653.
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.
This award is open to all students studying in the MDHS faculty.
The winner will be determined by the Karl David Yeomans Prize Committee comprising of three University of Melbourne staff.
Applications close 30 September 2023.
Students should submit a 3000-word essay on the topic of brain cancer.
Judging will be based on
- Insight into the experience of a brain tumour patient
- Broad factually correct understanding of the field
- Word count
Please submit a .pdf copy of your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please contact the MMS Student Awards Officer at email@example.com.
2022 - Allen Gu
2021 - Felix McIntyre
2020 - Ian Wilson
2019 - Keshini Visvanathan
2018 - Natalie Seiler
2017 - Harrison McKenna
If you are a previous recipient of this prize and would like your name featured on this webpage, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Medical School; Biomedical Sciences; Psychological Sciences; Population and Global Health; Health Sciences; Dental School
Department / Centre