Congratulations to Kelly Lumsden, who is studying for an MSc Health Studies at our Dumfries Campus, has been awarded the annual Elizabeth Crichton Postgraduate Award 2016.
Kelly, who lives in Troqueer in Dumfries, has been awarded £1000 to help with her studies at the University’s Dumfries Campus. The Crichton Foundation offers help to students who are enrolled on a course of study at the Crichton Campus in Dumfries through awards and grants.
The annual Elizabeth Crichton Postgraduate Award celebrates the achievement of Elizabeth Crichton’s vision to found a University at the Crichton. This award is made to a UWS student who shows potential for progressing their career by continuing their studies in Health and Nursing at postgraduate level. Both new and continuing students who enrol on a relevant postgraduate programme at the University’s Dumfries Campus are automatically considered for this award.
Commenting on receiving this award Kelly, who works in the Alexandra Unit at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary and is undertaking the postgraduate course on a part-time basis, said: “University of the West of Scotland’s Dumfries Campus is a great place to study and I am delighted to have been named as the Elizabeth Crichton Postgraduate Award recipient.”
The thirty-two year old mother of two added: “The funding that I have received as a result of this award will be invaluable and will really help with my studies.”
For more information regarding the Crichton Foundation please visit: http://www.crichtonfoundation.org/