Eberhard Wenzel Scholarship for International Public Health is being awarded to commemorate late Dr Eberhard Wenzel. He was an academician in the School of Public Health and worked in public health with a wide range of international health agencies for over 20 years. Dr Wenzel had in-depth knowledge and understanding of public health issues facing humanity. Moreover, his establishment of the Virtual Library for Public Health and the International Public Health Watch websites provided important means for him to engage with others who shared his passion for the field.
The objective of this Scholarship is to enable students to undertake research which will advance understanding of a public health topic relevant to the academic interests of the late Dr Eberhard Wenzel.
There is one Scholarship valued at $2,000, for a student enrolled in either full or part-time study in the Master of Public Health (research option), Master of Health Services Management (Honors), Master of Nutrition and Dietetics (research option) or an Honor’s program with the School of Public Health. The intent of the scholarship is to support the thesis component of the student’s honors or masters program of study.
Selection will be based on review and assessment of applications.
Selection will be based on the following criteria:
The Scholarship is open to all applicants of:
Griffith Health Group Honors Program enrolled with the School of Public Health
· Master of Public Health (research option),
· Master of Nutrition and Dietetics (research option) and
· Master of Health Services Management (honors)
The scholarship is open to both Australian residents and international students of the above named programs. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of Grade Point Average (GPA), referees reports, applicant’s proposed project and relevance to Dr Eberhard Wenzel’s research interests and the applicant’s personal achievements
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