Details about Dr Leon Wescombe Honours Scholarship in Cystic Fibrosis 2023
Dr Leon Wescombe Honours Scholarship in Cystic Fibrosis 2023 is offered for Bachelors degree in the field of Cystic Fibrosis research. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 31 Jan 2023. This scholarship is provided by University of Tasmania and the value of this scholarship is Partial Funding, up to $10,000 . This scholarship is open for: Open to Tasmanian students.
- Degree: Bachelors
- Provided by: University of Tasmania
- Deadline: 31 Jan 2023
- Scholarship value: Partial Funding, up to $10,000
Dr Leon Wescombe made the most of every moment, whether that be through his love for adventure and travel or his passion for medical research. He was from Devonport, a former student of the Don College and an alumnus of the University of Tasmania achieving first class Honours in microbiology and biochemistry in 2005. Leon’s Honours research into the production of the toxin cyanide by bacteria that live in the lung of people affected by cystic fibrosis represented the first description of cyanide production in the human lung disease setting and was published in the prestigious European Respiratory Journal.
Applicant must be a Tasmanian student commencing an honours research program at the University of Tasmania in Semester 1, 2023 in the area of Cystic Fibrosis.
Retaining the scholarship:
To retain this scholarship, recipients are required to achieve a minimum Pass result in all units studied each semester.
The scholarship will be awarded to the value of $5,000 if the recipient is from the Greater Hobart or Southern geographical regions of Tasmania as defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics or $10,000 if the recipient is from other regions within Tasmania.