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Marian D’Eve Memorial Scholarship at University of Canterbury, New Zealand: Education ,Communication Disorders/Audiology

These scholarships were established by the family of Dr Russell Smith and Marian D’Eve, following their tragic loss in August 2005. Both Dr Smith and Marian D’Eve were distinguished graduates of the University of Canterbury. A former graduate and staff member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Dr Smith was involved in the establishment of HumanWare, one of Canterbury’s major electronics companies and with an international reputation for Braille and speech technology, screen-reading software and video-magnification solutions. Dr Smith was a member of the University of Canterbury Council and patron of the UC Foundation. In 2004, Dr Smith was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in recognition of his career dedicated to improving the lives of the visually impaired.
Marian D’Eve was an early childhood education specialist and author of a handbook for teachers. Also a graduate of the University, Ms D’Eve was a staff member at the Christchurch College of Education teaching early childhood education, with a passion for the education of children with special needs.
Eligibility:The Marian D’Eve Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a student who is studying, researching or developing aids for early childhood special needs education, in any discipline.

Scholarship Application Deadline:31 Aug 2011

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Linguistics HEARing CRC Scholarship, Australia: Human Sciences

A full time 3 year PhD scholarship is available in the Department of Linguistics in conjunction with the HEARing Cooperative Research Centre and its partner The Shepherd Centre. The PhD project will be undertaken as a component of the HEARing CRC’s overall Project on Approaches to Habilitation in Children. Supervision will be coordinated through Dr Elisabeth Harrison, Senior Lecturer, Department of Linguistics, at Macquarie University, who is internationally recognized for clinical research with young children who have communication disorders. The project will be undertaken with the support and close involvement of The Shepherd Centre.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 January 2011

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