Carl De Gruchy Medical History Scholarship
- 11th Dec 2017
- 18th Dec 2017
- Study level
- Graduate Research
- Enrolment status
- Current student
- Study Area
- Individual donation
- Fund source
- Perpetual Trust (UOM)
- Fund basis
This Scholarship is targeted at students interested in medical history from all disciplines. The De Gruchy Scholarship was created in 1987 to commemorate Professor Carl de Gruchy’s many contributions in the field of medicine and in particular his interest in medical history. Carl de Gruchy, M.B., B.S., 1944; M.D., 1948 (1922-1974), Beaney scholar in 1946 had a distinguished career, based at St Vincent's and at the University of Melbourne.
In 1958, he published Clinical Haematology in Medical Practice (Oxford) and was the chair of medicine at St Vincent's (1962-69). President (1964-66) of the International Society of Haematology, de Gruchy won early fame for his investigation of haemolytic anaemias, and subsequent renown for the study of glycolytic enzymes in white blood cells and platelets. Awarded the Eric Susman prize for medical research in 1971. De Gruchy was also very interested in the history of medicine and this scholarship commemorates his life and interest in the history.
The scholarship will support one or more students to undertake studies and/or research in Medical History. The value of the scholarship is $7,242. If more than one scholarship is awarded then this amount will be shared. The Scholarship will be awarded at census date and paid annually for the duration of the degree.
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.
Students will need to meet one of these requirements:
A. Have accepted and enrolled in a graduate coursework degree at the University of Melbourne that includes a research project or minor thesis component (minimum of 25 points) that relates to medical history; OR
B. Have accepted and enrolled in a higher degree by research at the University of Melbourne that includes a research component that relates to medical history.
A higher degree by research is a degree where the research component comprises two thirds or more of the qualification.
Applicants will be notified by Friday 22 December 2017.
For further information contact: Marilys Guillemin PhD Associate Dean Learning and Teaching Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Professor, Centre for Health Equity, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, 8344 0827 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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