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Ada Jackson Irwin Street Commemoration Bursary in Zoology [F7911]
Mrs Ada Fawcett (nee Jackson) having donated the sum of $2000 to the University to establish a fund to provide bursaries to help support disadvantaged women postgraduate students in zoology undertaking research into the fauna of Western Australia, each bursary to be named an Ada Jackson Irwin Street Commemoration Bursary in Zoology, a fund is established for that purpose and each bursary is awarded in accordance with the following regulations.
1. The award of a bursary is restricted to women postgraduate students in zoology who are disadvantaged, this term being deemed to include, among other things, physical handicap and financial hardship.
2. A bursary is awarded by the Vice-Chancellor when an eligible student is identified by the Head of the School of Animal Biology and as permitted by the availability of funds.
3. A student may be awarded more than one bursary from the fund.
4. The value of a bursary is determined by the Vice-Chancellor, having regard to the needs of the awardee, the funds available and the recommendation of the Head of the School of Animal Biology.
5. The amount available for the award of the bursaries is the annual income after capitalisation, in accordance with Senate policy, on the capital fund and any accumulation.