Nominations are open for the University of Melbourne Rugby Young Achiever Award, to any current year 12 student who fully embodies the qualities of the University’s most celebrated Rugby scholar, Sir Edward ‘Weary’ Dunlop. Weary Dunlop was renowned for his academic endeavour, leadership and sporting excellence.
Nominations were officially opened this morning at a breakfast attended by members of the University’s Sporting community, including last years Young Achiever Award winner, Nicholas Gillies. Former Wallaby and current Rebel Alister Campbell and Melbourne University Rugby Football Club life member Peter Horne also spoke about the award.
The recipient will receive a tertiary education scholarship to the University of Melbourne and access to Melbourne University Sport’s Elite Athlete program. The recipient will also be supported by the RaboDirect Melbourne Rebels, who are education partners with the University.
Visit the Young Achiever Award website for more information and deadline enquiries.