Stories from ANU bequest donors
The impact of your enduring gift
Co-director of the ANU Centre for Personalised Immunology (CPI) calls it a 'game-changer'. She's referring to the $10 million bequest for research on dermatomyositis, a rare autoimmune disease.
Farmer, philanthropist and ANU alumnus, John Mitchell OAM, has donated $1.25 million to ANU to find universal solutions to the issues affecting the world's poorest communities, as well as a $5 million bequest for an endowed chair of economic policy.
Professor Love spent his life helping people from all walks of life and his giving will continue, through his bequest to ANU, to assist students, researchers and particularly the recipients of the Love Scholarship.
To give without seeing impact within your lifetime is a truly thoughtful and selfless act. For John McNaught, being part of the Springbank Circle was a life-changing experience.
Since they were first awarded in 2016, the Love Scholarships have had a profound an impact in such a short space of time. Elijah Smith, a 2020 recipient, wanted to share his gratitude for this transformative experience.
The late Kent Keith and his wife Marion formed a deep connection with the Australian National University (ANU) during his time as a researcher. Today, Kent's bequest supports critical medical research in haematology, and Marion has chosen to continue his legacy.
Listening to, playing, and appreciating classical music has been a constant in Christine Whitworth Roach's life ever since her parents took her to a Chopin piano recital at age 10. When she began looking for ways to give back to the community, her mind turned to the ANU School of Music.
Professor Myint Zan, a proud ANU Law alumnus based in Myanmar, has been giving generously to ANU since 2018. He has recently confirmed a bequest intended to help disadvantaged students and support research with positive societal impact.
Hear from Cooper Pearce and Blessy Fernandez, two recipients of the Bill Nicholes "Willigobung" Scholarship for Medicine, which provides financial assistance to ANU students enrolling in the Medicinae ac Chirurgiae Doctoranda (MChD) program.