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Scholarships and Awards

MARK ROBINSON SCHOLARSHIP FOR RURAL HEALTH

The Mark Robinson Scholarship for Rural Health is an annual Education and Study Award. It has been established by the Alpine Health Board of Management in recognition of the contribution of Dr J Mark Robinson and his family to the development of health services in rural Australia and more specifically those in the Kiewa Valley.

The Mark Robinson Scholarship for Rural Health is being promoted to encourage local people to take up studies in health related disciplines at either undergraduate or postgraduate levels and return to practice in the Alpine Shire.

One Scholarship will be awarded annually on a competitive basis.

The Scholarship will be available to all residents of the Alpine Shire to undertake a course of study at recognised Australian Universities or other recognised tertiary education institutions in the following disciplines:

Audiology
Biomedicine
Dentistry
Medical Imaging Technology
Medicine
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nursing
Nutrition and Dietetics
Occupational Therapy
Optometry

Orthoptics
Orthotics and Prosthetics
Paramedics

Pharmacy
Physiotherapy
Podiatry
Psychology
Radiation Therapy
Social Work
Speech Pathology

For more information on eligibility, guidelines and applications, please contact the Chief Executive Officer Alpine Health, Mr Lyndon Seys on 03 57519344.


Successful applicants

The following people have been successful in their application for the Mark Robinson Scholarship for Rural Health. These are:

2004 -  Alison Gargan (Bachelor of Physiotherapy)

2005 -  Warren Policha (Bachelor of Physiotherapy)

2006 - Catherine Gargan (Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery)

2007 -  Rebecca Morrison (Bachelor of Physiotherapy)

2008 -  Elizabeth Brown (Bachelor of Physiotherapy)

2009 -  Alice Bellingham (Bachelor of Medicine)

2010 -  Kelsey Graves (Speech Pathology)

2011 -  Amy Burrowes (Master in Dietetics)

2012 - Jessica Poyner (Bachelor of Psychological Science, Master of Occupational Therapy)

2013 - Benjamin Bond (Bachelor of Physiotherapy)

2014 - Georgia Jackson (Bachelor of Podiatry)

2015 - Glenn McIlroy (Bachelor of Paramedic Science)

2016 - Shannen Cooper (Bachelor of Nursing , Bachelor of Emergency Health (Paramedic))