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
Application opening date: 19 January 2015
Application closing date: 2 March 2015
Method of application: Application form will be available to download from this web page between application opening and closing dates
Frequency: $800 in semester one and two following census date
Method: Electronic funds transfer
Applicants must supply a written statement of 200 words indicating their commitment to the effective teaching of reading and literacy. In particular applicants should refer to any relevant activities they have undertake outside of their core units, in order to support their knowledge and understanding of effective literacy teaching.
Selection will be based on Academic Merit and Statement of Commitment.
Contact the Scholarships Office