Professor B Bhaskara Rao Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Western Sydney

 Scholarship Name:  Professor B Bhaskara Rao Memorial Scholarship

 Description:  Professor Bhaskara ‘Bill’ Rao was an academic of great distinction. He was a great teacher and a prolific researcher in the fields of macroeconomics and time series econometrics, with collaborations all over the world and articles published in top ranking journals. Professor Rao joined the University of Western Sydney in 2008 and worked right up until his death on 30 August 2011. Professor Rao was much loved by his students and colleagues for his intelligence, application, innovation and patience. He was a world-class academic, mentor, collaborator and researcher. The Professor B Bhaskara Rao Memorial Scholarship is donated by Professor Rao’s wife and son. The scholarship seeks to encourage and inspire UWS students in their learning and understanding of economics, in memory of Professor Rao.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Honours)

 Study Fields:  Economics

 Support Type:  Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $5,000

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at $5,000 for 1 year.

 Length:  1 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents; be enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Honours) at UWS; and have achieved a Distinction average in UWS undergraduate units in Economics, Finance and Econometrics. Selected is based on overall GPA.

 Study Location:  Australia – NSW: Sydney Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  Early January

Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Department:  Scholarships Office

 Contact Phone:  61 1300 897669

 Contact Email:

 Contact Postal Address:  Locked Bag 1797, Penrith, NSW 2751 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Western Sydney

 Provider Phone:  61 2 1300897669

 Provider Fax:  61 2 96787160

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