Inghams Scholarship (Medical Research)

The Inghams Scholarship (Medical Research) is not open for applications for semester 1 2015.

Value

$10,000 for one year

Eligibility

Continuing students

Course(s)

Criteria

Applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia
  • be currently enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Medical Research at UWS
  • have maintained a GPA of 5 (credit average) in their UWS studies to date

Inghams Enterprises

Inghams Enterprises (opens in a new window) is Australia's largest poultry production company, employing over 8,000 staff and operating in all states of Australia and in New Zealand.  Based in Liverpool, Inghams Enterprises has a long history of supporting locally based charities and community organisations.

The Ingham Health Research Institute (IHRI) was established by the Ingham family in 1996, and has a commitment to medical research and better health services for Liverpool and the South West Sydney region. The Board of the IHRI has the overall responsibility for the successful development and productivity of the Institute.

The Inghams Medical Research Scholarship demonstrates the organisation's commitment to supporting the next generation of medical practitioners and researchers for Western Sydney.

Application and Selection Process

Applicants must provide a statement in support of their application indicating how they believe the receipt of the scholarship will assist them with their studies and in their future career. This statement should give a sufficient explanation of the applicant's background and current circumstances to enable the University to judge their eligibility, need and merit.

Successful applicants will be selected based on their written application, academic potential, their ability to meet the criteria and, where appropriate, performance in an interview before a selection panel.