The Board of the General Sir John Monash Foundation is delighted to announce the 2012 John Monash Scholars. Ten Scholars will receive support for Masters or PhD study at elite universities around the world.
The 2012 cohort of Scholars join the 64 John Monash Scholars previously elected, and breaks new ground for the Foundation: the first Tasmanian Scholar (Anita George); the first military officer serving in Afghanistan (Flying Officer Chris Lowe, pictured); and the first teacher (Iwan Walters). Three of these are undertaking Doctorates, and seven Masters. The newly elected Scholars are:
- Sam Brophy-Williams – to study Masters in Global Health Science at Oxford University
- Anita George – Masters of Public Affairs at Sciences-Po in Paris
- Madeline Gleeson – Masters of Law (LLM) at the Academy of International Humanitarian Law in Geneva
- Fergus Green – PhD in Climate Policy at London School of Economics
- Kate Griffiths – Masters of Science at the University of Edinburgh
- Ashley Kingsborough – PhD in Sustainable Development, University of Copenhagen
- Chris Lowe – Masters in Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Claudia Newman-Martin – Masters of International Affairs at Columbia University
- Iwan Walters – DPhil in Economic and Social History at Oxford
Profiles of the Scholars will be provided within the coming week.
The Foundation is very grateful to the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (DIISR), the Origin Foundation, the Commonwealth Bank for their support of the 2012 John Monash Scholarships.