R.D. Wright Prize and Scholarship
- Study level
- Scholarship; Prize
- Enrolment status
- Current student
- Study Area
- Multiple donations
- Fund source
- Perpetual Trust (UOM)
- Fund basis
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.
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.
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)
Most merit based prize recipients will be advised in writing in Semester One of the following academic year.
Please contact Physiology-Info@unimelb.edu.au
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.
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
Department / Centre