Western Sydney University Professor Kai Yip Cho Memorial Doctoral International Scholarship

  • Phd
  • $7,500 top-up
  • 31 January 2021

The Professor Kai Yip Cho Memorial Scholarship was first established in 2009 through a gift from Professor Cho's family. Mrs Cho and her family created this scholarship to honour Professor Cho's lifelong work and research in microbiology and mushrooms. Professor Cho's academic legacy continues through this scholarship at Western Sydney University.

Western Sydney University is proud to support this scholarship through matching gifts with the Cho family.

The objectives of the award are to:

  • Enhance the research outcomes of doctoral candidates studying Biochemistry or Microbiology at Western Sydney University.
  • Promote research excellence and innovation.
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Western Sydney University, formerly the University of Western Sydney, is an Australian multi-campus university in the Greater Western region of Sydney, Australia.

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  • have commenced a doctoral program at Western Sydney University in 2019 or 2020 in the area of Biochemistry or Microbiology, or be undertaking a project with considerable emphasis on either of these areas; and
  • be currently in receipt of a stipend scholarship.


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