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Menzies Foundation has 7 registered members
Sienna Amarant

University of Melbourne

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Driven by a passion for human rights and international politics, Sienna Amarant will be the first person in her family to attend university.

Her participation in leadership activities, combined with exposure to subjects such as Legal Studies, Health & Human Development and Global Politics, are what led Sienna to choose to study a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Politics and International Studies at the University of Melbourne.

Fields of Interest

Law, Public Health, Public Policy

Ash Miller

University of Melbourne

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

A passion for maths and science coupled with a craving for creativity have steered Ashleigh Miller towards an architecture degree at The University of Melbourne.

Ashleigh, who attended Horsham College, is a self-proclaimed ‘maths-science kid in school and arts kid outside of school’. She has always enjoyed the problem solving of maths and science and the process of working from the top to the bottom of the page to work out the answer.

Fields of Interest

Engineering, Science

Natasha Kennedy-Read

University of Melbourne

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Natasha Kennedy-Read completed year 12 at Stawell Secondary College and received at ATAR of 93.05. Natasha was part of the leadership team from an early age – starting in primary school and continuing all the way through to year 12. In her final year of school she was a house captain where one of her major achievements was arranging a school fete as a fundraiser.

Natasha was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Media and Communications at the University of Melbourne.

Fields of Interest

Media, Communications

Ethan Koschitzke

University of Melbourne

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Ethan Koschitzke, whose family have lived in the same house in Warracknabeal for four generations, completed year 12 at Warracknabeal Secondary College and received an ATAR of 90.8. Ethan’s passions throughout school encompassed basketball, AFL and science. His involvement in sporting activities also lead to helping out in the local community as a coach and umpire for junior competitions.

From a young age Ethan had a love for science, particularly the aspect of discovering and understanding how things work. He was awarded the Scholarship to complete a bachelor Biomedicine at The University of Melbourne.

Fields of Interest

Medicine

Madi Albrecht

Deakin University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Madison Albrecht was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Sciences at Deakin University.

In her Scholarship application Madison wrote about the advantages of growing up in a tight-knit community and of the opportunities university will allow for her to follow and explore her passions and interests.

Fields of Interest

Jacob Creek

Deakin University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Jacob Creek was born in Arnhem Land and moved to rural Victoria as a high schooler. The keen footballer and CFA member has a wildlife licence (he owned four sugar gliders) and was year 11 DUX and school vice-captain.

Jacob was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Bachelor of Environmental science at Deakin University.

Fields of Interest

Environment

Georgia Klemm

Deakin University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Georgia Klemm will be the first person in her family to seek tertiary education and has a strong interest in researching chronic diseases like cancer and Alzheimer's. In her application she wrote about her strong urge to help people through these ordeals as family life has been affected greatly by these illnesses.

Georgia was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Bachelor of Biomedical Science at Deakin University.

Fields of Interest

Medicine