Francis Gordon Elford was secretary of the then faculty of Medicine and other technical faculties and was the Deputy Registrar of the University of Melbourne. Throughout his career he gave valuable guidance, encouragement and assistance to students in such technical faculties. Francis' widow and friends present a sum to the university 'for the purpose of providing a fund from which immediate financial aid may be given to students.' Grants are offered to students enrolled within the faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, faculty of Engineering, faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, faculty of Science, faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences and Melbourne School of Land and Environment.
The following scholarship has been made possible by this generous contribution:
For complete listings of faculty-specific scholarships, please see individual faculty websites.