2022 Nick Christopher PhD Scholarship

The Department of Psychiatry congratulates Ms Lucy Zhang on being awarded the 2022 Nick Christopher PhD Scholarship.

On behalf of the Department of Psychiatry, our Head of Department, Prof. Chris Davey, recently extended his congratulations to Ms Lucy Zhang for receiving the 2022 Nick Christopher PhD Scholarship.

This scholarship honours the legacy of Mr Nick Christopher, a former Department of Medicine Manager and the Inaugural Parkville Cluster Manager.

The scholarship supports the best and brightest young students within the Melbourne Medical School to undertake their PhD studies in clinical departments, and to encourage local community engagement.

The scholarship, one of two available each year, is offered at $6,000 per annum for three years to top up a competitive PhD scholarship.

Ms Zhang is currently a PhD Candidate in Affective Neurodevelopment with the Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre within the Department - studying the concept of resilience and examining it in relation to adolescent mental health - under the supervision of  Prof. Sarah Whittle and Dr Vanessa Cropley.

To find out more about this generous Scholarship, please visit: https://mdhs.unimelb.edu.au/study/scholarships/n/nick-christopher-phd