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Edward Arndt Fund [F7995]

A sum of $3000 having been bequeathed to the University by Mrs Marie Florence Catherine Arndt for the purpose of establishing a fund in memory of her husband, Edward Arndt, to finance 'scholarships, bursaries or grants for postgraduate students (being graduates of The University of Western Australia) in Ophthalmology either in Australia or overseas', a fund called the Edward Arndt Fund is established for the purpose. The fund is administered in accordance with the following regulations.

1. The income from the fund after capitalisation, in accordance with Senate policy, is used to provide awards to enable graduates of the University who are undertaking postgraduate study in ophthalmology, either in Australia or overseas, to present an original paper at the national meeting of the Royal Australian College of Ophthalmologists or other suitable ophthalmological meeting.

2.(1) Applications for an award are invited by the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry each year, subject to the availability of funds.

(2) Applications close not later than 30 June in any year in which it is proposed to make an award and candidates are required to submit with their application a copy of the paper which they propose to present.

3. The awards are made and all emoluments and/or terms decided by the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry on the recommendation of a committee comprising a nominee of the Dean, who must be a senior academic staff member, and a nominee of the Director of the Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science (COVS), who must be a member of the academic staff of the centre and must consult with colleagues in the centre before recommendations are made.

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