R.D. Wright Prize and Scholarship

Study level
Undergraduate
Category
Scholarship; Prize
Enrolment status
Current student
Study Area
Origin
Multiple donations
Fund source
Perpetual Trust (UOM)
Fund basis

UTR6.72.94

About

Donor: The Heads of the Department of Physiology, the Department of Surgery in the Austin and Repatriation General Hospitals, The Howard Florey Institute of Experimental Physiology and Medicine and the Royal Children's Hospital. The prize memorialises Professor Roy Douglas Wright, a long standing member of staff who transformed the Faculty and significantly contributed to tertiary education. He also served as Chancellor of the University from 1980-1989.

Benefits

Total fund amount to award in 2020 is $14,500.

Category 1 - $1,000

Category 2 - 3 x $2,000

Category 3.1 $500, 3.2 $500, 3.3 $1,000, 3.4 $2,000

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

Scholarship Categories:

1. Awarded annually to the student enrolled in the course for the degree of bachelor of Science or bachelor of Biomedical Science with the highest aggregate mark in second and third year physiology subjects.

2. One or more research studentships may be awarded annually to undergraduates to enable them to undertake research in the University's department of Physiology during the long vacation.
For more information and application form:  https://biomedicalsciences.unimelb.edu.au/departments/physiology/study/honours-And-masters-by-coursework

3. Prizes Category:

3.1 Top student in PHYS20008 (second-year BSc; prior year)

3.2 Top student in BIOM20002 (second-year BBiomed; prior year)

3.3 Top student in 3rd yr (only) Physiology subjects (must have completed PHYS30008 )

3.4 Top Honours student in Physiology (prior year)

Outcome

Most merit based prize recipients will be advised in writing in Semester One of the following academic year.

Enquiries

Please contact Physiology-Info@unimelb.edu.au

More information

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.

Recipient

2019 Recipients

1 - Sophia Jester
2 -  Gianni Farfaglia, Amy Bongetti, Stuart Plenderleith, Kiren Sandhu
3.1 - Simon Ou, Zhong Xien Yeoh
3.2 -  Sannan Nadir
3.3 - Elena Christopoulos
3.4 -  Camille Devereux, Amanuiel Taddese

2020 Recipients

2 - Giang Dao, Benjamin Czapla, Divya Vickneswaran, Drishti Rajesh

Scholarship Management

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

School

Biomedical Sciences

Department / Centre