Valasi Bleazard Memorial Scholarship in Medicine

Amount$5000Number Available1FacultyFaculty of Health and Medicine
DonorTrustee of the Valasi Bleazard Estate
EstablishmentThis scholarship is in the memory of Miss Valasi Bleazard, late of Lorn in Maitland who died at the age of 90 at Faleula Methodist Campus in Western Samoa. She was born at Satupaitea in Western Samoa to Methodist Missionaries, hence her princess Christian name. During her adulthood here she had been a teacher of the Piano. Being born in Western Samoa , she was laid to rest in befitting manner at Vaega Satupaitea.

She left a bequest in her will to fund this scholarship in her name: the Valasi Bleazard Memorial Scholarship.

Applicable to: Medicine, Joint Medical Program, JMP, female, women, woman, International, Second Year, 2nd Year, Public Health, high achievers.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled in the second year of the Bachelor of Medicine program
  • Be female
  • Be enrolled full-time
  • Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or the holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa or Be an International student.
  • Not hold another scholarship of equivalent or more substantial benefit
Required Documentation

If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

A written statement outlining your career aspirations (maximum half an A4 page)

Benefit

One (1) Scholarship is available annually. The scholarship benefit of $5000.00 will be deployed as two lump sum payments of $2,500.00 after the relevant semester census dates.

Selection

Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of:

  • Academic Merit (GPA; ATAR)
  • Assessment of Written Statement

The selection process will involve a selection committee comprised of:

  • Head of School and/or
  • Senior Academics from the School of Medicine and Public Health.
Faculty
  • Faculty of Health and Medicine

Contact Details

SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICER

Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive
CALLAGHAN NSW 2308

Phone: +61 2 4921 6404 or +61 2 4921 8849
Fax: +61 2 4921 6937
Email: scholarships@newcastle.edu.au