The Dr Thelma Bessell-Brown Scholarship was established in honour of Dr Leo Leriche's late wife Dr Thelma Bessell-Browne. Thelma was a teacher who dedicated her whole life to education, with a strong focus on reading and literacy in particular. The Dr Thelma Bessell-Browne Scholarship will be awarded to a student studying 4th Year in an Undergraduate Education degree who demonstrates a passion for education and a specific interest in reading and literacy.
The scholarship is open to Australian citizens enrolling in 4th-year study in an eligible course who demonstrate a passion for education and a specific interest in reading and literacy. Eligible courses are: Bachelor of Education (Primary); or Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Studies).
Applications open in January.
|Amount|| $1,600 |
The scholarship is valued at $1,600, paid in 2 equal instalments of $800 in semester 1 and 2 following census date.
|Closing date||Early April|
|Number per year||1|
|For Australian students|
|For international students|
|Level of study|| Undergraduate / VET|
|Field of studys|| Education and training|