Mathew Peck Travelling Scholarship

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  Monash University

 Scholarship Name:  Mathew Peck Travelling Scholarship

 Description:  Mathew Peck was a Bachelor of Pharmacy student at the Victorian College of Pharmacy, Monash University, who between his first and second years of study passed away tragically in an accident whilst travelling in South America. The scholarship was established in 2003 by the Victorian College of Pharmacy to honour Mathew’s life and to continue his ideals and commitment to international health issues. It enables a Bachelor of Pharmacy student to travel overseas to assist on a health development program in a developing country. The scholarship is partly funded by the Victorian College of Pharmacy. Mathew Peck’s family and friends, plus staff and students at the college, have also contributed generously to the scholarship.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Pass)

 Study Fields:  Pharmacy

 Subjects:  Pharmacy

 Support Type:  Travel Grant outside Australia

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $4,000

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship provides a one-off payment of $4,000. In addition, the successful applicant will receive mentoring in the field with a Pharmacist as part of a contribution to the International Health Development Program.

 Length:  1 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be Australian or New Zealand citizens, Australian permanent residents or permanent humanitarian visa holders; be current full-time students enrolled in the third or fourth year of the Bachelor of Pharmacy or Bachelor of Pharmacy/Bachelor of Commerce at a Monash campus in Australia; and be intending to participate in an international health development program in a developing country. Selection is based on: personal attributes; community participation; leadership qualities; understanding of international health issues; and a minimum credit average.

 Study Location:  Australia – VIC: Melbourne Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  End October

 Number Per Year:  1

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Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Department:  Coursework Scholarships Unit

 Contact Phone:  61 3 99026011

 Contact Fax:  61 3 99053263

 Contact Email:

 Contact Postal Address:  Caulfield Student Service Centre, PO Box 197, Caulfield East, VIC 3145 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  Monash University

 Provider Phone:  61 3 99054000

 Provider Fax:  61 3 99054007

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