BPW Adelaide Heather Southcott Memorial Grant

About this scholarship

The BPW Adelaide Heather Southcott Memorial Grant supports a female honours student or higher degree by research candidate in the School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences who demonstrates leadership within the industry.

The Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW) aims to unite business, professional and other working women internationally to support their development as professionals and leaders. BPW Adelaide established this grant to honour Heather Southcott, a remarkable South Australian woman and outstanding
role model.

Heather Southcott AM was an active member of BPW Adelaide and a founding member of the Women’s Pharmacist Group. She was a community leader who became the first woman to lead a parliamentary party in South Australia.

The grant may be used to cover:
- Travel to undertake research or for presenting at an international conference.
- Collecting data.
- Collaborating with international or interstate experts.
- Investment in a start-up business associated with the research.

The grant funds should be utilised within 12 months of payment. If it is not expected that funds will be used within the timeframe‚ the reasons must be outlined in the written statement.

The grant will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, demonstrated leadership and written statement.

Students may not be in receipt of a similar grant or scholarship administered by UniSA.

Eligibility

- Female.
- Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident.
- Honours student or higher degree by research candidate in the School of Pharmacy and Medical Science.
- Full-time.
- Curriculum Vitae.
- Written statement

Value

$5,000

How to apply and closing date

Applications are accessed through myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal).

In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement, as outlined below, to research.students@unisa.edu.au.

Applicants must provide:
- A Curriculum Vitae.
-  A written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:
   - Academic achievements.
   - Reasons for undertaking a School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences program.
   - Demonstrated leadership in the pharmacy and medical sciences industry.
   - The importance of the research and potential impact.

For more information contact:
SAS: Scholarships and Candidature
Email: research.students@unisa.edu.au
Tel: (08) 8302 5880

 

Areas of study and research

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