SCHOLARSHIP(S):Natural Resource Management and Medicine

Published On February 18, 2011 | By Blake | News

Just got the details of a couple of scholarships from Di on the team, here they are:

Western Catchment Management Authority Scholarship:

Applications are now being accepted for the Russel Harland Memorial Scholarship.

Could you please circulate this information to students that may fit the eligibility criteria listed below and put up a copy of the attached poster on your student noticeboard.

To be eligible, you will:

• be a university student from NSW with a strong personal, community and educational commitment to rural or regional areas, particularly the Western Catchment of NSW

• be returning for your second year of study in your first degree in the areas of agriculture,natural resources, Indigenous or cultural heritage studies, communication or business

We will provide:

• $5,000 annually for up to three years

• 4 weeks paid employment placements during university holidays

• 12 months paid employment placement on completion of your studies

If you would rather, I can send you a copy of the poster for your convenience. Please email to let me know how many copies of the poster you would need and the size that you would prefer, i.e. A4 or A3.

Students can download an application from the Western Catchment Management Authority website at:

Applications close 1 April 2011.

Should you require any further information please contact Russell Grant on freecall 1800 032 101.

Alice Matilda Memorial Medical Scholarship

APPLICATIONS for the Alice Matilda Robinson Memorial Medical Scholarship are now being called. This emorial scholarship is to assist young men who are studying in medical or para-medical fields It has been established to perpetuate the memory of a former well known nursing sister and former Glen Innes alderman Alice Matilda Robinson, BEM. Under the terms of Mrs Robinson’s will, the scholarship is open to young men aged from 17 to 25-years-old. To quote the terms of her will “they must be deemed to possess moral force of character, recognized scholastic ability and must have a participating interest in sporting activities of some kind.” The scholarship may be awarded to a male undergraduate in medicine or other paramedical subjects, or to a male student (or students) involved in medical radiography, medical pathology, physiotherapy , pharmacology, nursing or similar subjects. Priority is given in the allocation of scholarships, to candidates who normally reside in the Glen Innes area, and who lack the privileges of financial resources for their studies. The trustees may award one or more scholarships each year and the award may apply to the awardees first year and he may also apply in subsequent years for extension of the scholarship. Now in its 30th year, applications for the scholarship are being called. Entries close on Friday, March 4 and the award (or awards) will be made later that month. No late entries will be accepted, even if they are posted that day. Current awardees from 2010 are Daniel McCarney of Glen Innes

who is studying medicine at James Cook University in Townsville and is now in his fifth year. The new awardees are Tim Croft, studying Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of Newcastle; Joshua Henderson studying Bachelor of Nursing at the University of New England at Armidale, and Simon Haron studying Bachelor

of Medicine at the University of Newcastle. Applications should include contact details including postal address,

phone number and email address and copies of references and acceptance into tertiary course of study. Applications should to be addressed to:

The Trustees

AM Robinson Memorial Scholarship,

PO Box 16 Glen Innes 2370

to arrive by Friday, March 4.

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