Study wins support

AFGHAN-born Mildura resident Jeff Ullah has been given the gift of a bright future by the Mallee Group of the Order of Australia Association.

Order of Australia Association Mallee Group members Michael Keenan, Shirley Penny, Keith Richards, Chris Knight, Professor George Russell Memorial Award recipient Jeff Ullah, and group members Vernon Knight, Henry Tankard and Laurie Andriske. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Order of Australia Association Mallee Group members Michael Keenan, Shirley Penny, Keith Richards, Chris Knight, Professor George Russell Memorial Award recipient Jeff Ullah, and group members Vernon Knight, Henry Tankard and Laurie Andriske. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

The group has given Mr Ullah, 36, the Professor George Russell Memorial Award for a final-year Bachelor of Arts student at La Trobe University in Mildura who has the highest grade point average for an English major.

The group, which comprises the Mallee’s Order of Australia (AM) and Order of Australia Medal (OAM) recipients, funds the award, which includes a scholarship.

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