Vera Scantlebury Brown Child Welfare Memorial Trust Scholarship

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Melbourne

 Scholarship Name:  Vera Scantlebury Brown Child Welfare Memorial Trust Scholarship

 Description:  The Vera Scantlebury Brown Child Welfare Memorial Trust Scholarship was created in 1946 to commemorate the work of Dr Vera Scantlebury Brown, OBE, Director of Maternal and Pre-School Welfare in Victoria from 1926 to 1946. It represents a celebration of Dr Scantlebury Brown’s leadership in the development of female professionals and as such is open to women only. The purpose of the scholarship is to enable the successful applicant to undertake further studies or research overseas or in Australia.

 Study Level:  Doctor Degree (By Coursework), Doctor Degree (By Research), Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Master Degree (By Coursework), Master Degree (By Research), Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma

 Study Fields:  Health Services & Support, Welfare & Community Services

 Subjects:  Child health, Development studies, Well-being

 Support Type:  Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at up to $6,000.

 Length:  1 year(s)

 Gender:  Female

 Eligibility:  Applicants must be female and working in the area of prenatal, child and family health, development and well-being. Applicants must agree that within a period of no more than 12 months from the date of completion of her study she shall return to Victoria and work for at least 12 months in the area in which she has gained training and experience.

 Study Location:  Australia – VIC: Melbourne Metropolitan VIC: Goulburn-North Eastern Overseas – All countries

 Closing Date:  Mid November

 Other Details:  Applicants must submit a report of their work following completion of their studies no later than 12 months after receiving the scholarship.

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Scholarship Contact Details

 Scholarship Contact:  Ms Helen D’Cruz

 Contact Department:  Department of Paediatrics

 Contact Phone:  61 3 93454545

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Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Melbourne

 Provider Phone:  61 3 136352

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