Roy and Iris Simmons Award

Study level
Undergraduate
Category
Prize
Study Area
Microbiology and Immunology
Origin
Bequest
Fund source
Perpetual Trust (UOM)
Fund basis

UTR6.72.82

About

Donor: Dr Roy Simmons DSc (Honoris Causa Melb.) FRACRS FRCPA (Hon) FISH FACMT FACBS, was Principal Scientific Officer, CSL and made outstanding contributions to understanding of blood groupings, to the achievement of safety in blood transfusion and to the field of bacteriology. Dr Simmons bequethed $2,000 in addition gifts from his daughters Mrs Ann Torode, Mrs Margot Bergstrom and Mrs Pat Stuart, and the Department of Microbiology.

Roy and Iris Simmons Award is awarded annually for outstanding work in some aspect of Microbiology by a graduate or undergraduate student enrolled in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology.

Benefits

$2,300

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

To be considered for this award, students must:
*Completed honours with a specialisation of Microbiology and Immunology through the Bachelor of Biomedicine or the Bachelor of Science the previous year

Selection

Students who graduate from Bachelor of Biomedicine (Honours) or Bachelor of Science (Honours) with a Microbiology and Immunology specialisation will have results in all subjects that contributed to their honours year reviewed to determine the student with the highest WAM.

Application

No application.
Selection based on results as per the eligibility criteria.

Outcome

Successful recipients will be notified writing in Semester One of the following year.

Enquiries

Please contact BiomedSci-AcademicServices@unimelb.edu.au

Recipient

2021: Miranda Starr

Scholarship Management

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

School

Biomedical Sciences

Department / Centre

Microbiology and Immunology