Current Scholars

Allied Health Sciences:
Zhichao Wu

David Bowly

Christopher Ash

International Law:

Christine Ernst

R G Menzies Fellowship:
David Riglar

R G Menzies Harvard:
David Boyd & Christopher Tran


The Menzies Foundation is a non-political, not-for-profit organisation established in memory of Sir Robert Menzies, Australia's longest-serving Prime Minister.

As a catalyst for achievement, the Foundation’s vision is to identify and promote the next generation of Australian leaders, invest in world class health research and advance initiatives of national importance.

The Foundation supports scholarships in allied health, engineering, law, medical research and other disciplines.


Life-Changing Rural Scholarships Announced

Three VCE students from the state’s northwest will be able to study at university, thanks to the award of a new scholarship, the Fielding Menzies Tertiary Scholarship. > more ...


Menzies Scholarships in Engineering and Law now open

Scholarships for post-graduate study in 2015 at outstanding universities around the world are now open.

Applications for the Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Scholarship in Engineering close on 31 July 2014.

Applications for the Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Scholarship in Law and the Sir Ninian Stephen Menzies Scholarship in International Law close on 31 August 2014.

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"A Smile for My Parents", by Heather Henderson

A Smile for My Parents is an engaging memoir that offers a rare and surprising glimpse into the lives of Dame Pattie and Sir Robert Menzies > Book launch by the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, Oct 2013 (pdf)
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Public Support of Data Linkage for Better Health

An invitation-only Workshop > background ...


AGM address - 24 May 2013

by The Hon Fred Chaney AO - "Remembered lessons from the time of Menzies" > read here ...


Menzies Scholars Lecture - Julian Savulescu

Professor of Practical Ethics, University of Oxford - "The Ethics of Diagnosis and Treatment" >
Webcast > more ...


Handbook for Allied Health Researchers

This handbook targets beginning researchers in the allied health professions.  It addresses how to design and execute a research project and provides tips and advice in a clear and user friendly format. > Order form and Contents page (pdf)


"Letters to My Daughter", by Robert Menzies and edited by Heather Henderson

Collection of letters written to his only daughter, Mrs Heather Henderson, between 1955 and 1975.
"... possibly the most insightful, accurate and entertaining, of the many views of Menzies to be published."
Mike Hedge, Sydney Morning Herald > Book launch by Sir Guy Green (pdf) > more ...