Anatomy & Physiology Vacation Scholarship

Study level
Undergraduate
Category
Scholarship
Enrolment status
Current student
Study Area
Origin
Company donation
Fund source
Non- Trust

About

Undergraduate Science and Biomedical Science students have the opportunity to undertake 4-6 weeks work full time on a project within the Department of Anatomy and Physiology.

The work performed is not for credit but a report of the work is required at the end of the scholarship period. The scholarship covers research projects conducted within laboratories of the Department of Anatomy and Physiology.

The scholarships can be held for 4-6 weeks by arrangement with your supervisor. In the Vacation Scholarship, the student will work in their supervisor’s laboratory on the design, execution and analysis of a series of experiments. It is important that a student first obtain the agreement of a supervisor before completing this form.

The scholarship is tax free and will be paid as lump sum midway through your tenure.

Benefits

Four scholarships per annum each with a value of $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

1. Student must have discussed the scholarship project with a supervisor in the department and have supervisor approval.
2. The student cannot be enrolled in BIOM30003 or SCIE30001 and the project work cannot be used for academic credit.
3. In the case of multiple applications, awards are made on academic merit.

Selection

Assessment of applications will be by Director of Teaching and Learning, the four teaching Discipline Lead Coordinators and the Director of Research Training. Nominations to be approved by the Head of Department.

Application

To apply, please complete the following:

1. Application form

2. A one page outlining your previous relevant experience and indicating what studies you intend to perform and what you hope to gain from a Vacation Scholarship in the Department of Anatomy and Physiology and the experience in the hosting laboratory.

3.. A letter of recommendation from your intended supervisor.

Submit application to:

Dr Charles Sevigny, Department of Anatomy and Physiology

Phone: 8344 4791 Email: sevignyc@unimelb.edu.au

Outcome


The applications will be considered during the last week of Semester 1 and Semester 2 and successful candidates will be advised as soon as possible thereafter. The work would normally be done over the mid year or summer vacation. Further details of research groups within the Department can be found under the Research tab on the Department website.

The Director of Teaching and Learning (or his nominee) will communicate with the successful applicant.

Enquiries

Please contact Professor Erica Fletcher, Department of Anatomy and Physiology e.fletcher@unimelb.edu.au

Scholarship Management

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

School

Biomedical Sciences

Department / Centre