• international law 2016
  • wimmeras finest 2016
  • Engineering scholar, David Bowly, with school students in Bangalore
  • Early Autism detection at parents’ fingertips
  • menzies scholars nhmrc2016
  • Hear from our first international law scholars
  • Fielding Menzies Tertiary Scholars start at Ormond College
  • Engineering scholar, David Bowly, with school students in Bangalore
  • New app helps parents identify the early warning signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Dr Zhichao Wu is one of nine Menzies Scholars to receive NHMRC funding this year



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Once in a lifetime - International Law scholarship

19 April 2016

Patrick Wall webThanks to the support of individual donors, law firms and the Australian government, 2014 saw the awarding of the inaugural Sir Ninian Stephen Menzies Scholarship in International Law, named in honour of former Governor General of Australia, Sir Ninian, who was Chairman of the Menzies Foundation from 1992 to 1998.

Making speech pathology more accessible

12 April 2016

2009 Menzies Scholar in Allied Health, Dr Jane McCormackWhen Dr Jane McCormack worked on several initiatives aimed at understanding speech difficulties in children and improving the accessibility to speech pathology services in Australia, little did she know it would lead to a new role at the University of Sheffield in the UK.

Menzies immunologist awarded in America

23 March 2016

Dr Si Ming Man2015 NHMRC/RG Menzies Fellow, Dr Si Ming Man, has been recognised by his peers for his career promise in immunology, for the work he has been doing as a postdoctoral fellow at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in America.

Engaging with the US

22 March 2016

Patrick MayohWhen he headed off to Harvard late last year, 2015 Harvard Menzies Scholar, Patrick Mayoh, had some pretty clear goals.

One of them was that in his future career he wanted to use his public policy experience to help shape Australia’s engagement with the US.

20 years of fostering leadership in rural Victoria

11 March 2016

In 1894 Sir Robert MeBell familynzies, Australia’s longest-serving Prime Minister, was born in Jeparit, a small country town in far Western Victoria.

A century later the Menzies Centenary Prize, currently valued at $10,000, was created with the support of the Menzies Foundation and its Alumni to honour the legacy of Sir Robert and to support the dux of Dimboola Memorial Secondary College (the closest high school to Jeparit) to attend university.

The Menzies Foundation

As a catalyst for achievement, the Menzies Foundation's vision is to identify and promote the next generation of Australian leaders, invest in world class health research and advance initiatives of national importance.

Established in memory of Sir Robert Menzies, Australia's longest-serving Prime Minister, the Foundation is a non-political, not-for-profit organisation.