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Paddy O’Rourke Honours Scholarship for Prostate Cancer Research – Call for Applications

The Paddy O’Rourke Prostate Cancer Honours Scholarship is now open to students planning to undertake Honours in the field of prostate cancer research.  The student will receive a scholarship stipend of $5000 and will be supported to attend a national meeting to present their research.

Applications for the 2017 Scholarship round are now open and close Fri Jan 6 2017.
Interested students should contact the Centre at menshealth@adelaide.edu.au for more information on the application process.

Who was Paddy?

Daniel “Paddy” O’Rourke was a wonderful man and a passionate consumer advocate for the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health prostate cancer research program who sadly passed away in April 2015 from prostate cancer.  He was only 56 years old.   The Scholarship honours Paddy and his contribution to research through supporting young scientists working towards better treatment and support for men with prostate cancer, and their families.

Paddy O’Rourke featured in a video (pictured above) prepared for the FFCMH where he openly talks about living with metastatic prostate cancer. Go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDXgkHnilKE&feature=youtu.be

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