June Craig scholarships have gone to:
Kath White, national park ranger in Albany; Leonie Monks, research scientist with the Flora Conservation Group; Chontarle Pitulej, indigenous heritage officer for the Indigenous Heritage Unit; Stella King, grievance contact officer; Brenda Smith, administration assistant for People Services Branch, and coordinator of the Public Services Training Package; and Tiffany Aberin, senior graphic designer for the Strategic Development and Corporate Affairs Division.
Other scholarship winners are:
• Keynes Memorial Award - Alison Driscoll, parks and visitor services officer, Collie;
• Aboriginal Trainee of the Year Award - Chontarle Pitulej, Kensington;
• Executive Director's Scholarship - Sean Lawson, Harvey;
• Dr George Malajczuk Science Scholarship - Nicole Noakes, Shark Bay and Kylie Ryan, Swan Coastal District; and
• Sheamus Mulholland Leadership Scholarship - Gae Mackay and Cliff Gillham, Kensington.
Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship
This year’s University of Western Australia Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship has been awarded to fourth year law student Clark Maul, of Scarborough.
Mr Maul has been actively involved in a range of community organisations including Princess Margaret Hospital’s Radio Lollipop and the City of Stirling Youth Council.
This scholarship is sponsored by Blake Dawson Waldron, the firm at which Ms Glennon worked.
Country Medical Foundation
The Country Medical Foundation is boosting efforts to improve the quality of health care in rural and remote areas, by awarding $80,000 in scholarship assistance to 16 rural students.
The $5,000 scholarships will help the students to continue medical studies at the University of Western Australia.
Five students last week received new scholarships, and 11 others, ongoing scholarships.
The five new recipients were Emma Harcourt (Koorda,) Rebecca Hunt-Davies (Karratha), Samantha Maisey (South Hedland), Helen Richards (Albany), and Elisabeth Tropiano (Pinjarra).
Perth-based resource development company GRD Minproc is offering a $40,000 scholarship program with the University of Western Australia and Curtin University of Technology.
Up to four $10,000 scholarships are available to undergraduate engineering students who have completed their second year of study.
Recipients are also guaranteed a job at GRD Minproc after graduation.
Further information is available from (08) 9347 4777 and Dario.Amara@Minproc.com.au.
Application forms are available from UWA and Curtin University.
Nominations are open until May 31, and recipients will be announced late July.
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