Monash graduate receives Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Nicholls, Emma_thumbRecent Arts graduate, Emma Nicholls has been awarded with prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship. These highly competitive full-cost scholarships aim to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.

Emma met the selection criteria by displaying ‘outstanding intellectual ability, leadership potential and showing a commitment to improving the lives of others’. In her application, Emma displayed a strong connection between her qualifications and aspirations and the postgraduate programme which she applied for.

Emma joins 94 other scholars from 27 countries who will spread across 45 departments and a range of Cambridge Colleges.

In 2013 Emma submitted her MA thesis on cultural history of silk in Renaissance Florence and this year co-directed the inaugural Australian Youth Humanities Forum.

Congratulations Emma and all of Monash wish you well in your doctoral studies.

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