Maureen Molloy Prize in Clinical Neuropsychology

Study level
Graduate Coursework
Category
Prize
Enrolment status
Current student
Origin
Society donation
Fund source
Perpetual Trust (UOM)
Fund basis

UTR6.379

About

Rewire Limited (Donor) donated to the University of Melbourne to establish, in perpetuity, The Maureen Molloy Prize in Clinical Neuropsychology (Prize). Dr Maureen Molloy (1925 – 2011) was a pioneering Australian forensic neuropsychologist and physicist. She completed a BSc at the University of Sydney as well as a BA with honours, a masters and a PhD in psychology at the University of Melbourne. She also completed a law degree at Deakin University at age 80. Maureen was a leading and innovative practitioner of neuropsychology in brain rehabilitation and worked at the Austin and St Vincent’s hospitals and at the Commonwealth Rehabilitation Centre as well at setting up her own practice specialising in the diagnosis and measurement of acquired brain injury. She was a leading and innovative practitioner of neuropsychology in brain rehabilitation.

Benefits

Net annual income of the fund awarded annually (Approx. $3,500) In the event of a tie, the cash prize will be split and the prize will be awarded to two recipients.

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

The prize will be awarded to the student with highest average mark across all components of the degree (i.e, 200 points including all coursework and thesis subjects, with marks weighted by the points value of the subjects concerned).

Selection

Highest average mark for the Master of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology) course code 527CN

Outcome

Recipient will be contacted in the first quarter of the year following the achievement of the award result.

Enquiries

Andrew Howes, Academic Programs Manager, andrew.howes@unimelb.edu.au

Scholarship Management

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

School

Psychological Sciences