This prize was established by Rob and Lesia Donkersley in memory of Pete Donkersley, much loved son, brother and friend who died on 13 February 2018, aged 21. Pete enjoyed three happy and productive years at the University of Tasmania and had just started his third year of Medicine. He was an activist, particularly in the areas of global public health and environmental protection. Pete's parents have endowed this prize in his honour.
Awarded to the student who demonstrates the most significant commitment to Global Health over the duration of the MBBS course as determined by:
a) A portfolio demonstrating active involvement in global health related activities.
b) Personal commitment to global health through a short written piece (less than 500 words).
c) Recommendation by an academic staff member or external stakeholder supporting the application.
Please see the School of Medicine website for further details on how to apply.