Scholarship opportunity: Robert and Gillian Cook Family Award

Applications have been extended to Friday 2 August 2019. Don't miss this chance!

Inaugural recipients, Mr Peter Tao and Mr Aaron Thomas with Dr Robert Cook, Mrs Gillian Cook and Professor Mike Morgan

About the Robert and Gillian Cook Family Award

This scholarship was established by Dr Robert Cook and Mrs Gillian Cook in 2016. The award supports current and intending Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Master of Philosophy (MPhil) students undertaking studies and research in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery which will have an impact on the way in which oral and maxillofacial surgery is practiced and delivered.

Recipients will be selected on a competitive basis determined by the Selection Committee's assessment of the applicant's research proposal and academic record.

Up to $25,000 will be awarded to PhD or MPhil student(s) enrolled at the Melbourne Dental School in the area of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.


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About Dr Robert Cook AM (BDSc 1952, MDSc 1958)

Dr Cook is a dentist who is widely recognised for his work in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Now retired, Dr Cook is eager to give back to his alma mater and support the next generation of students looking to pursue a career in his area of specialisation.