2022 Scholarship Recipient: Feya Durkin

Feya with her sponsor Bob Begg (RJ Begg & Associates – Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery)


    $5000 for a 2nd year student studying the health sciences at university.


    RJ Begg & Associates Ltd – Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
What and where are you studying?

I’m studying biomedical science at Victoria University of Wellington!

What do you think you will be doing in 5 years time?

After I finish my degree, I hope to get a research job, and in 5 years time I’d like to be studying genetic illnesses such as Huntington’s disease.

What do you like doing in your down time?

In my spare time I love baking, skiing, tramping and yoga.

What do you love about living in the Sumner Ferrymead community?

My favourite part of living in the Sumner Ferrymead area is being close to the beaches!

Message to your sponsor?

Thank you to Bob Begg for sponsoring my scholarship, I’m incredibly grateful.