Annual - Jim Torlach Commemorative Scholarship, Curtin University, Perth, WA

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Annual - Jim Torlach Commemorative Scholarship
Description:
The scholarship aims to support and reward students interested in pursuing an occupation health and safety career in the mining industry upon graduation.
James Milne Torlach (1938 – 2006) made an outstanding contribution to the improvement of safety and health in the mining industry in Western Australia, being responsible for the complete overhaul and modernisation of mine safety legislation culminating in the passage of the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994. This perpetual scholarship honours his memory.
The Jim Torlach Scholarship is sponsored by the Mining and Resource Contractors Safety Training Association (MARCSTA).
Opening Date:
7 December, 2011
Closing Date:
24 February, 2012
Faculty:
Health Sciences
Area of Interest:
Health Management & Awareness
Scholarship Type:
Merit Based
Year of Study:
First UG Year
Eligibility:
Applicants must meet ALL eligibility criteria:
  • Be enrolled or be commencing full-time study in a Bachelor of Science (Health, Safety and Environment) Degree
  • Be enrolled in the Occupational Health and Safety stream of this course.

  • Applicable to:
    Prospective Students
    Nationality:
    Australian Citizen
    Australian Permanent Resident
    Permanent Humanitarian Visa
    Value:
    The scholarship provides:
  • Payment of all HECS fees for 3 years of study in the Bachelor of Science (Health and Safety)
  • Practical experience working in occupational safety and health in the mining industry

  • Tenable at:
    Curtin University
    Further Information:
    An application consists of the 3 items listed under the criteria below.
    Applications should be sent to:
    Mining and Resource Contractors Safety Training Association (MARCSTA)
    Suite 5, Petroleum House
    12 Brodie-Hall Drive
    Technology Park
    Bentley 6102 Western Australia
    Telephone: (61 8) 9355 1400
    Facsimile: (61 8) 9355 1499
    Email: safety@marcsta.com
    Criteria:
    Applications will be assessed on:
  • A CV. Year 12 students should include their year 12 results.
  • Statement of 150 words describing why you would like to apply the knowledge that you gain in the Bachelor of Science (Health, Safety and Environment) to working as an occupational safety and health professional in the Mining, Energy or Resources Industry.
  • Letters of reference from two referees who believe that you could successfully complete this degree.


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