Nick Christopher PhD Scholarship

Congratulations to Polin Haghvirdizadeh for receiving The Nick Christopher PhD Scholarship for 2020!

Polin is currently undertaking her PhD with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, working on novel therapeutics to prevent gestational diabetes mellitus under the supervision of A/Prof Martha Lappas and A/Prof Alexis Shub.

Polin is one of the two recipients of this annual award which is awarded to the the best ranked PhD students commencing their study in any of the Parkville Departments (Medicine and Radiology, Surgery, Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Clinical Pathology).

This scholarship is offered at $6,000 per annum for three years to top up a competitive PhD scholarship (e.g. RTP-Stipend and Fee offset, MRS-INT, NHMRC).

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