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The gift of education through a scholarship, award or grant for academic excellence can change the lives of outstanding students and inspire them to make a difference in the world.
In 2017 an anonymous donor made a donation of $150,000 to the University of Adelaide to establish the Emeritus Professor George Rogers AO Supplementary Scholarship. With additional funding by the Faculty of Sciences, this scholarship valued at $10,000 per annum will be awarded each year to the highest ranked applicant for a Research Training Program Scholarship in the field of Molecular Bioscience.
The Taplin Indigenous Bursary Fund made it possible for PhD candidate, Yvonne Clark, to attend an international psychology conference in Paris.
With a passion for agricultural science and education, Holly Crighton is one step closer to realising her dream after she received assistance from the Peter H Routley Awards.
Some of the nation’s brightest young scientists are being lured back to Australia to pursue groundbreaking research thanks to two of the most generous gifts ever made to the University of Adelaide.
Volunteering provides an integral link between the University and the wider community.
Jackson Adams realised he had a passion for farming and agriculture at a young age, excitedly taking up a job milking cows at the local dairy at age 13.
Since its inception the Dean of Law's Support fund has raised over $100,000; with investment earnings ensuring at least $5000 will be available to provide financial support to students in need each year.
Coming to the University from Broken Hill, Farrah Preston was feeling the pressure of juggling study and work.
Thomas Lu, currently in his fifth year of a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, will be one of the students to receive medical training in state-of-the-art facilities at the new University of Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building.