Brianna Heinken
2022-2023 Junior
From Melbourne, Australia
Previous Recipient 2020; 2021
Brianna Heinken
$3,000 Annual Anchor Scholarship sponsored by Teledyne FLIR, Inc Recipient


The University of Melbourne


Neuroscience with a minor in Spanish & Latin American Studies

Academic & Extracirricular Highlights:

  • 3.70 College GPA
  • Strive Student Health Initiative
  • Private Tutor


“She is a brilliant standout young adult who takes initiative in reaching for leadership opportunities and project creation. She is generous and works hard to improve the health outcomes of students, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds. Furthermore, she is dedicated to her studies and is an exceptional student who uses her intelligence and networking skills to host health education seminars for the university community. I believe this is a bright individual who is dedicated to improving healthcare access and health literacy for her community and peers. She is an exceptional student with a brilliant future ahead of her, whether that be as a medical doctor or otherwise.”

~ Stella Liu – Strive Student Health Iniatiative President

“Next academic year, I will be a Junior studying Biomedicine with a major in Neuroscience, alongside a Diploma of Foreign Languages with a major in Spanish and Latin American studies. After graduation, I plan to attend medical school and continue my passions of neurodegenerative research and health literacy. The financial assistance provided by the scholarship will help me pay for my educational expenses and will allow me to work towards my goals.”

~ Brianna