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Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  Curtin University

 Scholarship Name:  Jim Torlach Commemorative Scholarship

 Description:  The scholarship aims to support and reward students interested in pursuing an occupational health and safety career in the mining industry upon graduation. James Milne Torlach (1938-2006) made an outstanding contribution to the improvement of safety and health in the mining industry in Western Australia, being responsible for the complete overhaul and modernisation of mine safety legislation culminating in the passage of the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994. This perpetual scholarship honours his memory. The Jim Torlach Scholarship is sponsored by the Mining and Resource Contractors Safety Training Association (MARCSTA).

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Pass)

 Study Fields:  Health Services & Support, Sciences

 Subjects:  Health and safety, Occupational health and safety

 Support Type:  Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship provides payment of all student contribution fees for 3 years of study. In addition, recipients will also gain practical experience working in occupational safety and health in the mining industry.

 Length:  3 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must be enrolled or be commencing full-time study in a Bachelor of Science (Health, Safety and Environment), and be enrolled in the Occupational Health and Safety stream.

 Study Location:  Australia - WA: Perth Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  End December

Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Department:  Coursework Scholarships Office

 Contact Phone:  61 8 92662992

 Contact Email:

 Contact Postal Address:  GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  Curtin University

 Provider Phone:  61 8 92663399

 Provider Fax:  61 8 92664108

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