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2018 Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship Scholar, one year on: Kate Obst

One year after being awarded the prestigious Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship, one of the University of Adelaide’s 2018 Future Leaders reflects on the past 12 months, what it means to be a leader and the value of the Westpac 100 Scholars Network. In 2018, Kate Obst was awarded a Westpac Future Leader Scholarship to enable […]

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Westpac Bicentennial Foundation: 2018 scholarship afternoon tea

Together with Westpac Bicentennial Foundation, the University of Adelaide hosted an afternoon tea to celebrate our 2018 scholarship recipients and to showcase the opportunities that the Westpac Scholarship Program can provide to future applicants. The Westpac Scholarship Program is an initiative of the Westpac Bicentennial Foundation, which celebrated Westpac’s 200 anniversary in 2017 with a […]

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Connor Bakaj Augustus Short Scholarship Appeal Recipient 2018

Scholarship makes move to Adelaide possible for Renmark student

Some of Australia’s highest achieving students risk never making it to university because they live in regional or rural areas, or are experiencing financial hardship. If it wasn’t for the Augustus Short Scholarship, an endowed fund which is generously supported by our alumni every year, Connor Bakaj might’ve been one of these students. Connor knew […]

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Anonymous donor funds Emeritus Professor George Rogers AO Supplementary Scholarship

In 2017 an anonymous donor made a donation of $150,000 to the University of Adelaide to establish the Emeritus Professor George Rogers AO Supplementary Scholarship. With additional funding by the Faculty of Sciences, this scholarship valued at $10,000 per annum will be awarded each year to the highest ranked applicant for a Research Training Program […]

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Paying tribute to Dr Basil Hetzel AC (1922-2017)

One of Australia’s greatest medical pioneers and distinguished graduate from the University of Adelaide, Dr Basil Hetzel was renowned for his outstanding achievements in major aspects of public health and clinical medicine. Since graduating from the University with a Bachelor of Medicine in 1944, Dr Hetzel made a difference to the lives of millions with […]

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USA beckons for sea snake PhD researcher

Jenna Crowe-Riddell (BSc Hons, 2014) has an incredibly exciting opportunity ahead of her after receiving the 2016 Australian-American Fulbright Scholarship. The University of Adelaide PhD student has been exploring the unique and fascinating sensory biology of sea snakes. As a result of the prestigious scholarship she will be jetting off to Florida to continue her […]

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International law focus for Rowan’s Cambridge scholarship

As a double degree graduate (BA (Hons) 2007, LLB (Hons) 2008), Rowan Nicholson has been able to combine his interests in politics and law into the field of public international law and has been awarded a prestigious Cambridge scholarship to further his study in this area. Rowan was one of seven applicants out of a […]

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Agriculture scholarship to fund a bright future for Emma

In 2013, Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences student Emma Goode was working three jobs, commuting more than three hours each day and considering dropping out of University when she became the fortunate recipient of the Trevor Dillon Agronomic Roseworthy Study Scholarship. This year the financial burden was further lifted for Emma when she was named the […]

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Ivy League school awaits John Monash Scholar

Ben Mylius has been awarded the 2013 Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) John Monash Scholarship in Water Studies and will use his scholarship to to study at an Ivy League school in the US. Graduating from the University of Adelaide in 2011 with a Bachelor of Law with 1st Class Honours and the University Medal, a Bachelor […]

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Natasha’s gift of education

Quality education for everyone – no matter what their background – has been a key motivator for Natasha Stott Despoja AM for as long as she can remember. For the past five years Natasha has funded an undergraduate scholarship to support a financially disadvantaged female student of academic merit to study humanities full-time. “Scholarships are […]

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