Thea Parnamae Rural Pharmacy Scholarship

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For current students

The Thea Pärnamäe Rural Pharmacy Bursary was introduced to support female students to undertake an undergraduate degree.

It is named in honour of Thea Pärnamäe, a pharmacist in Sweden who was born in rural Estonia in January 1927 fled to Sweden in 1944 as a refugee of World War II. Upon completion of her secondary school studies in Sweden, Thea elected to enrol in pharmacy college because she considered a career as a pharmacist to be promising both in terms of personal and societal benefits. Thea was proud of being identified as a dedicated pharmacist and did prove to reap the benefits of her career as expected. Thea died in Stockholm, Sweden in November 2010.

Benefits

Total average value of up to $1000

  • $1200 per annum for one year only
Number offered
  • One bursary is available, subject to available funding
Selection
  • Based on academic achievement and awarded to the highest achieving student

Eligibility

All conditions must be met

  • Australian citizen
  • Current female student enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Pharmacy in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at a Monash campus in Australia
  • Permanent residence that is more than 50 km from the Melbourne CBD
Note: Past recipients of the Thea Pärnamäe Rural Pharmacy Bursary are not eligible to apply
Retention
  • Must maintain full time enrolment and a pass grade average (50%) in semester 1

Application and other information