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Leon Tauman Memorial Honours Scholarship in French Studies

COURSEWORK

Mrs Merab Tauman (nee Harris) bequeathed funds to The University of Western Australia ('the University') to provide a scholarship, in memory of her husband Dr Leon Tauman, to encourage a high-achieving student to undertake Honours in French Studies at the University. Dr Leon Tauman held a Doctorate d'etat from France and was committed to the discipline of French at the University.

  • Status Open
  • Applications open 18/12/2023
  • Applications close 04/03/2024
  • Value $7,500.00
  • Number offered 1

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for a scholarship, an applicant must—
(a) be a domestic student;1
(b) have applied to, or be eligible to, enrol—
(i) full-time unless the selection body is satisfied that there are exceptional circumstances2 which preclude full-time enrolment; and
(ii) in an honours course with a specialisation in French Studies, including joint-honours.3
1An Australian citizen or permanent resident or holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa or a New Zealand citizen.
2Exceptional circumstances include, but are not limited to, a medical condition or major family commitments.

3 Where an applicant is enrolled in joint-honours, the French Studies component must consist of units totalling 24 credit points offered by the French Studies discipline.
For clarification, current eligible units consist of—
• EURO4101 – Advanced Research Skills
• FREN4102 – Theory and Practice of Teaching French as a Foreign Language
• FREN4103 – Advanced French Cultural Studies
• FREN4104 – Advanced Writing Skills
• FREN4140 – Dissertation (French Studies) 1
• FREN4141 – Dissertation (French Studies) 2
and will include any future units approved through the University’s normal processes as being included in the French Studies discipline.

Benefits

Mrs Merab Tauman (nee Harris) bequeathed funds to The University of Western Australia (‘the University’) to provide a scholarship, in memory of her husband Dr Leon Tauman, to encourage a high-achieving student to undertake Honours in French Studies at the University. Dr Leon Tauman held a Doctorate d’état from France and was committed to the discipline of French at the University.

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