Image – 2018 ANU Tuckwell Scholarship recipients
The Australian National University (ANU) announced the recipients of the 2018 round of the Tuckwell Scholarship.
As scholarship recipients each of the 25 students from around Australia will receive over $21,000 per year towards their studies for up to five years, as well as mentoring from senior ANU leaders and researchers.
The scholarship program was founded in 2013 by philanthropists Graham and Louise Tuckwell.
“What is particularly pleasing is that we are seeing more really strong applicants from regional and remote parts of Australia,” Graham Tuckwell said.
“The scholarship isn’t just about rewarding academic excellence, it’s about finding those future leaders who are already making valuable contributions to their community even at such a young age.”
The Tuckwell Scholarship Program was founded in 2013 and is funded by a generous personal philanthropic contribution worth about $200 million to the University over 30 years.
The philanthropic contribution includes construction of two new halls of residence at ANU and a $10 million Scholars House building, which will be the academic and social heart of the Tuckwell Scholarship program.
The first scholarship recipients began their studies in 2014.
Full list of 2018 Tuckwell Scholarship winners
Jocelyn Abbott, Abbotsleigh
Vanessa Divet, Gosford High School
Jacob Ellis, Casino High School
Ben Jefferson, Sydney Church of England Grammar School
Jonny Lang, Knox Grammar School
Jade Lin, Presbyterian Ladies' College - Sydney
Ryan Mannes, Coleambally Central School
Lizzy Mee, Merewether High School
Kelly Russell, Oxley High School
Renee Selvey, Kooringal High School
Toby Tasker, Cranbrook School
Emily Davidson, Beenleigh State High School
Kieran Hamley, All Saints Anglican School
Noah Hinds, Flagstone State Community College
Thomas La, Brisbane Grammar School
Meghan Malone, Mackay North State High School
Harrison Rieck, Villanova College
Ruby Turner, St Aidan's Anglican Girls School
Gemma Nunn, Bordertown High School
Tom Dunbabin, The Hutchins School
Ben Durkin, Brighton Grammar School
Hayley Yates, Sacre Coeur
Mia Judkins, Perth Modern Schoolz
Isabel Longbottom, Rossmoyne Senior High School
Ollie Pulsford, Perth Modern School