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Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Foundation: PhD Scholarships

Arthritis Australia: Scholarships

Asthma Australia: PhD Scholarships 2014

Australian Nurse Teachers Society (ANTS) Research Scholarships

Australian Postgraduate Award

Australian Rotary Health

Cambridge Australian UK PhD Scholarships

Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) Research Scholarships

CSIRO: Flagship Postgraduate Scholarships and Top up Scholarships

Department of Health and Ageing: Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme (NAHSSS)

Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarships

Fulbright Commission

Gates Cambridge UK PhD Scholarships

Gastroenterology Society of Australia (GESA):

Healthy Development Adelaide and Channel 7 Children's Research Foundation:

Heart Foundation:

Kidney Health Australia (KHA):

Leukaemia Foundation

Medical Advances with Animals (MAWA): PhD Scholarships

Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Australia:

Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia (MSRA):

Muscular Dystrophy of South Australia Vacation Scholarships

National Health and Medical Research Council Postgraduate Scholarships

Rhodes Scholarships

Safework SA: Augusta Zadow Scholarships

Science and Industry Endowment Fund: CSIRO:  John Stocker Postgraduate Scholarships

South Australia Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI):

Sir John Monash Scholarships

The Australian Federation of Graduate Women: Fellowships

University of South Australia

University of South Australia: Maurice de Rohan International Scholarships

University of South Australia School of Population Health: CRE Healthy, Liveable and Equitable Communities: PhD Scholarship

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Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Foundation: PhD Scholarship

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Alzheimer's Australia Research: PhD Scholarship - Round 2

Scheme overview

These PhD Scholarships are offered to students undertaking a research PhD in an area relevant to an aspect of dementia and are offered in Round 2 of the Dementia Grants Program.

Funding available

$30,000 per annum for up to three years

Eligibility

  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia or a New Zealand citizen living in Australia. Applicants who have been resident in Australia for at least two years and have evidence of eligibility and application for permanent residency may also be eligible for Postgraduate Research Scholarships in Dementia.
  • Enrol in a full-time research degree at an Australian university or show that they have made arrangements to undertake a full-time PhD in research at an Australian university
  •  Have written agreement of a qualified supervisor and the support of an Australian university to carry out the proposed project
  •  The research proposal must relate to an aspect of dementia
  •  Follow the guidelines of the host institution regarding paid work hours during their PhD (i.e. many Australian university permit a maximum of 10 hours paid work per week)

Opening date

CLOSED (Indicative reopen September 2014)

Internal closing date

External closing date

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

RIS

External source overview

Alzheimer's Australia

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Arthritis Australia: Scholarship

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Arthritis Australia Scholarship

Scheme overview

Arthritis Australia offers scholarships for young science and medical graduates to undertake thesis studies into arthritis and related disorders at recognised universities.

These scholarships provide research training to doctorate or masters level and are designed to develop the intellectual and technical expertise required for a career involving laboratory and clinical investigation.

Scholarships are intended, in general, to support basic and clinical research training within Australian research units and as a precursor to more advanced study in Australia and overseas.

Funding available

  • Scholarships are for one year and are renewable for three years, depending on progress and funding priorities
  • The scholarships are valued at $20,000 per year

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent resident
  • All scholarship applications must be accompanied by two written referee reports, and be approved by the head of department/research committee and the head/nominee of the administering institution.

Opening date

5 May 2014

Internal closing date

20 June 2014

External closing date

4 July 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

NA

External source overview

Arthritis Australia website

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Asthma Australia: PhD Scholarship

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Asthma Australia: PhD Scholarship

Scheme overview

These Scholarships are awarded by Asthma Australia to enable postgraduates to undertake research relevant to asthma.

Funding available

$25,000 per annum for 3 years dependent on satisfactory progress

Eligibility

  • Honours II or above in an undergraduate degree
  • Australian citizens and Permanent Residents (or International students awarded an IPRS)
  • Students previously awarded an APA or undertaken a Masters are excluded

Opening date

CLOSED

Internal closing date

 

External closing date

 

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

Asthma Australia

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Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarships

Scheme overview

Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are internationally competitive, merit-based scholarships provided by the Australian Government that support citizens of the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas to undertake study, research and professional development programmes in Australia and for Australians to undertake these programmes overseas.

Financial support will be provided for successful masters by research and PhD students to spend up to 2 years overseas in an eligible country or region, for 6-12 months study plus 2-12 months optional internship.

The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships aim to build Australia's reputation for excellence in the provision of education, support the internationalisation of the Australian higher education and research sectors and offer high-achieving individuals from overseas and Australia opportunities to increase their productivity and expertise in their field.
Administered by the Department of Education, the Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships form part of the Australia Awards initiative, which brings under one banner scholarships offered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.

Funding available

All tuition fees, stipend, travel allowance, establishment allowance, health insurance and travel insurance.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • be aged 18 years or over at the commencement of their programme
  • be a citizen and/or permanent resident of a participating country
  •  commence their proposed programme after 1 January 2015 and no later than 30 November 2015. Applicants who have already commenced or will commence their intended programme prior to 2015 are not eligible to apply
  •   not currently hold or have completed, since 1 January 2013, an Australian Government sponsored scholarship and/or fellowship (directly administered to recipients by the Australian Government)

Opening date

April 2014

Internal closing date

16 June 2014

External closing date

30 June 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

Graduate Research Centre

External source overview

Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarships

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Australian Nurse Teachers Society (ANTS) Research Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Australian Nurse Teachers Society (ANTS) Research Scholarships

Scheme overview

Scholarships are available to ANTS members to attend conferences and seminars which are relevant to nurse teachers. Priority will be given to conferences with a strong nursing education focus.

Funding available

$1,000

Eligibility

Applicants must have been financial members of ANTS for 24 months prior to the application

Opening date

Now

Internal closing date

NA

External closing date

  • Round 1: 31 January annually
  • Round 2: 30 April annually
  • Round 3: 31 July annually
  • Round 4: 31 October annually

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

NA

External source overview

Australian Nurse Teachers Society website (ANTS)

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Australian Postgraduate Award

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Australian Postgraduate Award

Scheme overview

The Australian Postgraduate Award includes a stipend and exemption from the payment of tuition fees for a limited time in the form of a Research Training Scheme place.

If you are awarded an Australian Government APA as a PhD applicant you will also be awarded a University of South Australia top-up research scholarship (see the value of this scholarship package below).

Funding available

For SP2 2015 start: $30,745 per annum (2014 stipend rate), includes a top-up scholarship for PhD applicants

Eligibility

Please check the link below for more information on eligibility

Opening date

1 August 2014

Internal closing date

NA

External closing date

31 October annually

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

NA

External source overview

University of South Australia website: Research Degree Scholarships

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Australian Rotary Health: PhD Scholarships investigating Alzheimer's Disease

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Australian Rotary Health: PhD Scholarships investigating Alzheimer's Disease

Scheme overview

Australian Rotary Health invites applications for its PhD scholarship investigating Alzheimer's Disease. The scholarship must be undertaken in a university or research institute in South Australia.
This Scholarship is a funding arrangement between Australian Rotary Health and the Rotary Club of Adelaide and is available to South Australian students only.
The scholarship will provide salary and incidental support for a postgraduate student undertaking full-time research in Alzheimer's Disease.

Funding available

$29,000 per annum reviewed after 12 months (for up to 3.5 years)

Eligibility

Eligible applicants must be:

  • able to undertake a PhD at a South Australian University or research institute
  •  about to commence the first year of a PhD (in mid 2014 or early 2015);
  •  full-time students who are not receiving any additional scholarships;
  •  Australian citizens or permanent residents or New Zealand citizens.

Opening date

28 March 2014

Internal closing date

20 June 2014

External closing date

4 July 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

Australian Rotary Health

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Australian Rotary Health: PhD Scholarships investigating Primary Lymphoedema

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Australian Rotary Health: PhD Scholarships investigating Primary Lymphoedema

Scheme overview

This Scholarship is a funding arrangement between Australian Rotary Health, Rotary Club of Dural and is available to Australian wide students.
The scholarship will provide salary and incidental support for a postgraduate student undertaking full-time research in Primary Lymphoedema.

Funding available

$29,000 per annum reviewed after 12 months (for up to 3.5 years)

Eligibility

Eligible applicants must be:

  • about to commence the first year of a PhD (in mid 2014 or early 2015);
  • full-time students who are not receiving any additional scholarships;
  • Australian citizens or permanent residents or New Zealand citizens.

Opening date

28 March 2014

Internal closing date

20 June 2014

External closing date

4 July 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

Australian Rotary Health

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Australian Rotary Health: Funding Partner PhD Scholarships - Round 1

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Australian Rotary Health: Funding Partner PhD Scholarships: Round 1

Scheme overview

Funding Partner PhD scholarships are offered to applicants undertaking research within all health areas, to be determined by Australian Rotary Health and affiliated Rotary Clubs.

Funding available

$29,000 per annum reviewed after 12 months (for up to 3.5 years)

Eligibility

Eligible applicants must be:

  • about to commence the first year of a PhD (in mid 2014 or early 2015);
  • full-time students who are not receiving any additional scholarships;
  • Australian citizens or permanent residents or New Zealand citizens.

Opening date

28 March 2014

Internal closing date

20 June 2014

External closing date

4 July 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

Australian Rotary Health

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Australian Rotary Health: Ian Scott PhD Scholarship

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Australian Rotary Health: Ian Scott PhD Scholarship

Scheme overview

Ian Scott PhD Scholarships are offered to applicants undertaking research within mental health.

Funding available

$29,000 per annum reviewed after 12 months (for up to 3.5 years)

Eligibility

Eligible applicants must be:

  • about to commence the first year of a PhD (in mid 2014 or early 2015);
  • full-time students who are not receiving any additional scholarships;
  • Australian citizens or permanent residents or New Zealand citizens.

Opening date

2 May 2014

Internal closing date

19 September 2014

External closing date

3 October 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

Australian Rotary Health

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Cambridge Australia UK PhD Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Cambridge Australia UK PhD Scholarships

Scheme overview

Cambridge Australia Scholarships offers scholarships for Australian graduates of outstanding academic merit to study for a PhD degree at University of Cambridge.

Each scholarship is tenable for three years and covers:

  • University fees; College fees;

  • A maintenance allowance of £10,550 per annum for living expenses; and

  • A contribution towards a return airfare to the UK.

Funding available

UK£10,550 per annum

Eligibility

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident;
  • Have been awarded a Bachelor degree with Honours, or a Masters degree from a recognised Australian university; and
  • Have gained admission to the University of Cambridge to undertake a PhD degree.
  • International students are not eligible.

Opening date

CLOSED (Indicative reopen October 2014)

Internal closing date

 

External closing date

 

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

Cambridge Australia scholarships

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Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ): Research Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ): Research Scholarships

Scheme overview

These scholarships provide support for members of the CSANZ to undertake a period of training in research under the full-time supervision of a nominated responsible investigator. The scholarship is open to all members of the society.

Funding available

The value of the scholarship will be equivalent to that of the NHMRC postgraduate scholarship and will be payable for one year.

Eligibility

  • Scholarships will be awarded only to Australian or New Zealand citizens or permanent residents whose research is to be conducted in Australia or New Zealand.
  • Only those applicants who are enrolled as full time students for a PhD or equivalent degree will be eligible to receive the scholarship as a tax-free stipend.

Opening date

Open

Internal closing date

12 September 2014

External closing date

26 September 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

CSANZ website: Research Scholarships

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CSIRO: Flagship Postgraduate Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

CSIRO Flagship Postgraduate Scholarships and Top up Scholarships

Scheme overview

The Flagships offer full and top-up Flagship Postgraduate Scholarships to high quality students who are enrolled in a PhD at an Australian university, and who will be working on a project which is directly relevant to a Flagship.

Prospective applicants should contact the relevant Flagship to discuss their proposals prior to the submission of any application for funding.

Funding available

Full scholarship: $29,843 per annum (2013 APA stipend rate) + $7,000 top up scholarship for three years
Top up Scholarship: $7,000 per annum for three years

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • Be full-time students (may convert to part-time at supervisor discretion)
  • Have gained (or expect to gain) first class Honours in relevant research areas
  • Be jointly supervised by University and CSIRO researchers

Opening date

CLOSED (Indicative reopen September 2014)

Internal closing date

 

External closing date

 

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

CSIRO Flagship Postgraduate Scholarships

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Department of Health and Ageing: South Australian Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme: Postgraduate Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Department of Health and Ageing: South Australian Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme: Postgraduate Scholarships

Scheme overview

The Australian Department of Health and Ageing, under the Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme, invites applications for its postgraduate scholarships. These enable qualified allied health workers to study a formal postgraduate qualification at a recognised Australian university or institution.

Funding available

$30,000 available for up to 2 years full-time study (4 years part-time)

Eligibility

Applicants must

  • be Australian citizens or permanent residents,
  •  hold a current practice certificate or the equivalent in an eligible allied health profession or be eligible to join their professional organisation or association.
  • deliver clinical services in Australia and
  • be undertaking or applying to undertake a postgraduate course.

Opening date

CLOSED (Indicative reopen October 2014)

Internal closing date

 

External closing date

 

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme (NAHSSS)

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Fulbright: PhD Postgraduate Scholarship

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Fulbright: PhD Postgraduate Scholarships

Scheme overview

As the largest and one of the most prestigious educational scholarship programs in the world, Fulbright provides unique opportunities for Australians to build long term research collaboration and linkages with U.S. universities.

Applications are open to Postgraduates (to do research related to their Australian PhD., or enrol in a U.S. degree); Postdoctoral, Professional and Senior Scholars from any field of study. Applicants from Queensland, Tasmania, Western Australia, South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria are encouraged to consider the state specific Fulbright Scholarships that have now been established.

Funding available

  • Scholarship is valued at AUD40,000 and includes:
    • Living, travel & establishment allowances
    • National Orientation Program and a Fulbright Presentation Dinner
    • Enrichment Seminars in the United States with international Fulbright Scholars
    • Distinguished professional network with U.S. and Australian Fulbright Alumni Associations
    • A support agency in the U.S. that assists with visas, events, and networks
    • Media and publicity support
    • ASPE medical insurance of up to A$100,000 (for the Scholar only)

Eligibility

  • Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarships are available to Australian citizens to engage in 8 - 10 months of research relevant to an Australian PhD
  • Undertake an approved course of study in an American higher degree or its equivalent
  • These scholarships are intended for:
  • current PhD students
  • honours students
  • honours graduates who are considering postgraduate study in the U.S

Opening date

1 May 2014

Internal closing date

24 July 2014

External closing date

1 August 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

Please contact Division of Health Sciences Research Office for application support

External source overview

Fulbright Commission website

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Gates Cambridge UK: PhD Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Gates Cambridge UK PhD Scholarships

Scheme overview

The programme was established in 2000 by a donation of US$210m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge; the largest ever single donation to a UK university.

Gates Cambridge Scholarships are prestigious, highly competitive full-cost scholarships. They are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.

The programme aims to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.

Funding available

A Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge.

Core components include:

  • the University Composition Fee and College fees at the appropriate rate

  • a maintenance allowance for a single student (£13,500 for 12 months at the 2013-14 rate;)

  • one economy single airfare at both the beginning and end of the course

  • other discretionary funding may be available

Eligibility

You can apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship if you are:

  • a citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom

  • applying to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study at the University of Cambridge: PhD (three year research-only degree); MSc or MLitt (two year research-only degree); or a one year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.)

  • If you have already started a course, you cannot apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship to fund the rest of it.

Opening date

CLOSED (Indicative reopen October 2014)

Internal closing date

19 November 2014

External closing date

3 December 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

Gates Cambridge

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Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA): Postgraduate Biomedical Research Scholarship

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

GESA Postgraduate Biomedical Research Scholarship

Scheme overview

This scholarship is to support a medical or science graduate within 5 years of completion of undergraduate study, wishing to gain full-time research training in basic sciences related to gastroenterology and hepatology, leading to a degree of PhD.

Funding available

$25,393 per annum  (2014 rate)

Eligibility

The applicant is required to be:

  • Be an Australian citizen or hold Permanent Australian Residency
  • Be a current financial member of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia defined as 'being a financial member of the society for at least one year prior to application for this fellowship'
  • Attend the next Australian Gastroenterology Week (AGW) following notification of the award and in each year of tenure

The proposed supervisor is required to be a current financial member of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia at the time of submission of the application

  • It is preferred that applicants intend pursuing a career in gastroenterology or hepatology. However, the research committee reserves the right to evaluate each application on a case-by-case basis
  • The applicant must have applied to the NHMRC for a postgraduate scholarship, and successful applicants are encouraged to also apply for NHMRC funding in their second and third years.

Opening date

Now

Internal closing date

18 August 2014

External closing date

31 August 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

GESA website

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Healthy Development Adelaide and Channel 7 Children's Research Foundation: PhD top up Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Healthy Development Adelaide and Channel 7 Children's Research Foundation: PhD top up Scholarships

Scheme overview

Applications are invited for 'multidisciplinary' PhD Research Scholarships in the areas of Healthy Development: disciplines include, but are not restricted to, biochemistry, biomedical engineering, biostatistics, demography, dentistry, economics, education, endocrinology, epidemiology, ethics, genetics, indigenous health, law, nutrition, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics, pharmacology, physiology, politics, psychiatry, psychology, public health and sociology.

Funding available

$5,000 per annum for up to 3 years

Eligibility

Applications are invited from domestic and international students who are commencing a PhD in 2014, or who commenced a PhD in 2013 (Successful applicants who commenced candidature in 2013 will receive top-up funding scholarships from 2014 onwards (ie. there will be no retrospective funding for 2013).

Applicants should be eligible to enrol or be currently enrolled at either the University of Adelaide, University of South Australia or Flinders University in 2014.

In addition applicants must satisfy each of the following criteria:

  • Applicants must hold a first class Honours degree or equivalent in a discipline relevant to the chosen field of study
  •  Applicants should hold a competitive postgraduate scholarship
  •  Applicants must have a HDA member as their primary/principal supervisor
  •  Research projects must be aligned with the Healthy Development theme
  •  Top-up scholarships will be awarded to applications judged to be multidisciplinary. Consequently, applications should demonstrate multidisciplinarity in the research project and/or the supervisory team.

Opening date

CLOSED (Indicative reopen December 2014)

Internal closing date

External closing date

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

HDA-Channel 7: PhD top up scholarships

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Heart Foundation: Health Professional Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Heart Foundation: Health Professional Scholarships

Scheme overview

Heart Foundation research scholarships complement other PhD funding sources by strategically providing support for the development of cardiovascular research capacity in under-represented areas of expertise.

The Health Professional Scholarship encourages health professionals to undertake a PhD in an area of cardiovascular research and actively apply evidence-based practice in order to develop the skills required to translate and implement research evidence into practice. It will also help them become more competitive for subsequent PhD awards.

The award provides the opportunity for applicants to return to the main PhD stream after a number of non-academic years and apply to other PhD scholarship schemes for funding.

Priority funding will be provided to health professionals working in cardiovascular healthcare, including allied health professionals, to further develop Australia's cardiovascular health research capacity and encourage evidence-based health practice and research translation.

Funding available

up to $40,000 pro rata per annum

Eligibility

Any health delivery professionals (including allied health professionals and health service managers) who wish to conduct a PhD in cardiovascular health research.

Opening date

20 April 2014

Internal closing date

29 May 2014

External closing date

20 June 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

RIS

External source overview

Heart Foundation

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Heart Foundation: Australian Indigenous Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Heart Foundation: Australian Indigenous Scholarships

Scheme overview

Heart Foundation research scholarships complement other PhD funding sources by strategically providing support for the development of cardiovascular research capacity in under-represented areas of expertise.

The Australian Indigenous Scholarship is designed to encourage and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to undertake a PhD or Masters (by research) in cardiovascular research.

The Heart Foundation believes that strengthening the research capacity and workforce in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cardiovascular research will, in turn, have a broader impact on the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Funding available

up to $40,000 pro rata per annum

Eligibility

Applicants must be identified Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Opening date

20 April 2014

Internal closing date

29 May 2014

External closing date

20 June 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

RIS

External source overview

Heart Foundation

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Kidney Health Australia (KHA): Medical, Science and Allied Health Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Kidney Health Australia (KHA): Medical, Science and Allied Health Scholarships

Scheme overview

Up to 4 scholarships will be available in 2014 to graduates from medicine, science or allied health. At least one of these scholarships will be in the area of public health or population aspects of CKD.

Funding available

The amount of the scholarships is equivalent to the relevant basic NHMRC awards, depending on the qualifications the applicant holds and duration of study, for a period of up to 2 years for a Masters by Research, and up to 3 years for a PhD degree.

Eligibility

Preference will be given to Australian applicants enrolled in Australian Universities. Part-time students are not eligible. Recipients may undertake additional paid work to supplement their scholarship stipend provided that their full-time student status is not compromised.

Opening date

1 April 2014

Internal closing date

15 August 2014

External closing date

31 August 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

Kidney Health Australia Scholarships

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Kidney Health Australia (KHA): Nursing Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Kidney Health Australia (KHA): Nursing Scholarships

Scheme overview

The aim of the program is to encourage nurses to pursue a career in renal nursing in any of its components - clinical practice, education or research - across the continuum of CKD from prevention and early detection to renal replacement. provides scholarships for Australian Registered Nurses wishing to study Masters Degrees in Nursing.

Funding available

$3,000 per year for a maximum of up to 3 years. Funding is awarded annually for the duration of the Award but funding in 2nd and 3rd year is contingent on Kidney Health Australia receiving evidence of satisfactory annual progress from the relevant university. Funding may be provided to those already enrolled in courses.

Eligibility

Applicants will be expected to have a renal nursing background in Australia and plan to use their Masters degree in the area of renal nursing.

Opening date

1 April 2014 

Internal closing date

15 August 2014

External closing date

31 August 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

Kidney Health Australia Scholarships

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Medical Advances with Animals (MAWA): PhD Scholarships and Top up Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Medical Advances with Animals (MAWA): PhD Scholarships and Top up Scholarships

Scheme overview

Doctoral research scholarships were established with the specific intention of highlighting the scientific and practical advantages and merit of non-animal research, and encouraging new scientists to advance the development, validation and application of non-animal methods in medical research.

Funding is not made available simply in support of non-animal research per se. Award of the scholarship is contingent upon the proposed research program being consistent with the stated aims of the MAWA Trust.

Funding available

Full Scholarship: $22,500 per annum for three years + $2,500 project support
Top up Scholarship: $10,000 per annum for three years

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  •  be Australian citizens of at least five years standing
  • be undertaking full-time study

Opening date

CLOSED

Internal closing date

 

External closing date

30 November annually

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

MAWA

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Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Research Institute Australia and National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC): PhD Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

MND and NHMRC PhD Scholarships

Scheme overview

The NHMRC/MNDRIA PhD Scholarship for biomedical or public health research in MND is offered through the National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and will be funded jointly by the MND Research Institute of Australia and NHMRC.

Funding available

$25,393 per annum  (2014 rate)

Eligibility

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or New Zealand citizen holding a Special Category Visa and
  • Have made prior arrangements with the Head of Department or Institution in which they propose to study
  • The administering institution nominated must be an NHMRC registered Administering Institution within Australia.

Opening date

30 April 2014

Internal closing date

4 June 2014

External closing date

25 June 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

RIS

External source overview

MND Research Institute

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Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Australia: PhD Top up Scholarships: Expression of Interest

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

MND PhD Top up Scholarships: Expression of Interest

Scheme overview

This top up scholarship is an incentive for an outstanding PhD student undertaking biomedical or public health research in motor neurone disease.
One PhD top-up grant (up to three years) will be offered for a PhD student who has been awarded a University PhD scholarship.

The grant will be awarded after the announcement of University PhD Scholarships in December 2014.

Funding available

$5,000 per annum stipend for the PhD candidate (and $5,000 per annum project costs for the Principal Supervisor).

Eligibility

  •  Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or New Zealand citizen holding a Special Category Visa and
  • Have made prior arrangements with the Head of Department or Institution in which they propose to study
  • The administering institution nominated must be an NHMRC registered Administering Institution within Australia.

Opening date

Now

Internal closing date

5 September 2014

External closing date

26 September 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

RIS

External source overview

MND Research Institute

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Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia (MSRA): Postgraduate Scholarship

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia (MSRA): Postgraduate Scholarship

Scheme overview

The MS Research Australia Postgraduate Scholarship is open to those candidates who have completed an undergraduate degree. The research proposed must contribute to finding a cure for MS, result in improvements to treatments or provide for greater ability to assist those people living with MS.

These scholarships are granted to students who plan to undertake a PhD or are currently undertaking a PhD at an Australian university. The PhD will be focused on improving our understanding of the biomedical causes of MS or improving the ongoing management of MS.

Funding available

$27,000 per annum for up to three years

Eligibility

  • Applicants will have completed or entered into an Australian Honours program at the time of application and
  •  be citizens or permanent residents of Australia or New Zealand. Residency criteria must be satisfied.

Opening date

Now

Internal closing date

10 July 2014

External closing date

24 July 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

MSRA website

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Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia (MSRA): Vacation Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia (MSRA): Vacation Scholarships

Scheme overview

These scholarships are offered to undergraduate students of an Australian University to undertake a 10 week vacation project over the semester breaks.

It is expected that the successful applicants will work on a research project supervised and managed by an established MS researcher. Please email MSRA for assistance in contacting research supervisors.

Funding available

Up to $10,000

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be undergraduates at an Australian university or medical institute and
  • be citizens or permanent residents of Australia or New Zealand.

Opening date

Now

Internal closing date

10 July 2014

External closing date

24 July 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

MSRA website

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Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia (MSRA) NHMRC Betty Cuthbert Scholarship

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia (MSRA) NHMRC Betty Cuthbert Scholarship

Scheme overview

These scholarships are granted to students who plan to undertake a PhD. The PhD will be focused on improving our understanding of the biomedical causes of MS or improving the ongoing management of MS.

You must submit separate applications to NHMRC and MS Research Australia in order to be considered for a possible co-funding opportunity with NHMRC. NHMRC close dates apply.

Funding available

$27,000 per annum for up to three years

Eligibility

  • It is expected that you will already be engaged with a supervisor and be part of an Australian Postgraduate Institution or Medical Institute and
  •  be citizens or permanent residents of Australia or New Zealand. Residency criteria must be satisfied.

Opening date

Now

Internal closing date NHMRC

4 June 2014 (to be considered for NHMRC co funding)

Internal closing date MSRA 10 July 2014

External closing date NHMRC

25 June 2014 (to be considered for NHMRC co funding)

External closing date MSRA 24 July 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

RIS

External source overview

MSRA website

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Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia (MSRA) Trish MS Research Foundation Betty Cuthbert Scholarship

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia (MSRA) Trish MS Research Foundation Betty Cuthbert Scholarship

Scheme overview

This Postgraduate Scholarship is an award made in support of either a biomedical or social and applied research project within an Australian institution proposed by an appropriately qualified investigator.

All MS Research Australia Postgraduate Scholarship applicants will automatically be considered for a Trish MS Research Foundation Scholarship.

Funding available

$27,000 per annum for up to three years

Eligibility

  • Applicants will have completed or entered into an Australian Honours program at the time of application and
  •  be citizens or permanent residents of Australia or New Zealand. Residency criteria must be satisfied.

Opening date

Now

Internal closing date

10 July 2014

External closing date

24 July 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

MSRA website

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National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC): Postgraduate Scholarship

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC): Postgraduate Scholarship

Scheme overview

The aim of the NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarships scheme is to support outstanding Australian health and medical graduates early in their career so that they can be trained to conduct research that is internationally competitive and develop a capacity for original independent research.

Categories of Awards:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Research Postgraduate Scholarship

  • Clinical Research Postgraduate Scholarships

  • Biomedical Research Postgraduate Scholarships

  • Public Health and Health Services Research Postgraduate Scholarships

  • Part time Research Postgraduate Scholarship

  • Co Funded Partnership Scholarship

  • Gustav Nossal Scholarship

Funding available

  • Grant Review Panels (GRPs) will determine budgets and make recommendations. The Minister will determine the number of grants funded and the level of funding allocated to a grant
  • Scholarships are awarded for a maximum period of three years, if initial postgraduate degree enrolment is concurrent with commencement of the scholarship
  • Successful applicants already enrolled for the postgraduate degree prior to the commencement of a scholarship will have the maximum period reduced by the equivalent period of study undertaken prior to commencement of the scholarship

Eligibility

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or New Zealand citizen holding a Special Category Visa and
  • Have made prior arrangements with the Head of Department or Institution in which they propose to study
  • The administering institution nominated must be an NHMRC registered Administering Institution within Australia.
  • Have a proposed project that is based in Australia.

Reasons for ineligibility to apply include, but are not restricted to, the following:

  • applicants in the final year of an honours degree; and
  • applicants already in receipt of an Australian Postgraduate Award or equivalent Australian Government funded scholarship.

NB: as this is Category 1, all applications must be compliance checked and approved prior to submission through Research and Innovation Services.

Opening date

30 April 2014

Internal closing date

4 June 2014

External closing date

25 June 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

RIS

External source overview

NHMRC website: Postgraduate Scholarships

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Sir John Monash Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Sir John Monash Scholarship Awards

Scheme overview

The John Monash Scholarships are one of Australia's most prestigious awards, recognizing potential leaders in all fields. To consider applying, a candidate and their referees should believe they have demonstrated excellence in their university degree, together with the ability to lead in the private or public sector. Further, they must provide a compelling case that they can make a major contribution to the advancement of Australia in their subsequent career. They must believe that completing a post-graduate qualification at an outstanding institution in another country would give them recognition, skills, and networks that equip them for a leadership role in or for Australia in coming decades.

A minimum of ten postgraduate John Monash Scholarships are awarded each year, the benefits are immediate and enduring. John Monash Scholars immediately achieve national and local recognition through the publicity offered to the Awards. The Scholars are then funded for up to three years of study at a leading institution in another country, achieving a qualification that equips them for a greater role.

Funding available

$60,000 pa for 3 years

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be Australian citizens. In awarding John Monash Scholarships, factors considered include:
    • Outstanding intellect demonstrated by academic excellence (having completed or are about to complete a university degree or degrees with outstanding results, such as an honours degree (with a classification of 1 or 2A) or equivalent, scholarship, language skills, musical skills and/or publications;
    • Leadership  demonstrated and potential within or outside of an Applicant's field of study or professional field;
    • Citizenship community service;
    • Well defined research project or study programme to be conducted at a non-Australian University;
    • The case presented by the Applicant of the significance of the applicant's potential contribution to their field and to the community;
    • Referee reports outlining the applicants abilities
    • Scholarships are not limited by age, gender, or academic field of study
    •  They may be taken up at any non-Australian university, subject to that university being considered to be amongst the global leaders in the chosen field of study
    • While no upper age limit is stipulated, Scholarships will be made to those whose major contribution to their field and to the community lies ahead of them

Opening date

1 January annually

Internal closing date

N/A

External closing date

13 August 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

N/A

External source overview

Monash Awards website

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Leukaemia Foundation PhD Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Leukaemia Foundation PhD Scholarships

Scheme overview

The Foundation's scholarships program aims to encourage talented young students, medical graduates and researchers to pursue a career in basic, applied or translational research to find cures and better ways to care for patients and families living with haematological malignancies.

Candidates will be eligible for enrolment in the PhD program in the institution in which the proposed study will be done. Scholarships are open to students commencing their PhD or who have completed no more than one year of full-time study toward their PhD. Successful applicants who have already commenced their PhD program will only be awarded this scholarship for the balance of their study. It is anticipated that at leave five PhD Scholarships may be offered in 2014.

Funding available

PhD scholarships will initially be awarded for a maximum of three years ($40,000 pa = $30,000 stipend + $10,000 consumables).

Eligibility

  • The field of study must be in accordance with the objectives of the Foundation, namely research into the causes, prevention, treatments or cure of leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and related blood and bone marrow cancers
  • The study or research must be full-time and must be undertaken in an appropriate Institution in Australia with an accredited program.
  • All applicants must be:
    • Australian citizens
    • permanent residents
    • New Zealand citizens holding a Special Category Visa
  • Applicants who have applied for, but not yet granted permanent residency or a Special Category Visa, may apply for the award.

Opening date

Now

Internal closing date

22 August 2014

External closing date

12 September 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

RIS

External source overview

Leukaemia Foundation website

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Leukaemia Foundation: PhD Clinical Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Leukaemia Foundation: PhD Clinical Scholarships

Scheme overview

The Foundation's scholarships program aims to encourage talented young students, medical graduates and researchers to pursue a career in basic, applied or translational research to find cures and better ways to care for patients and families living with haematological malignancies.

Candidates will be expected to have completed, or almost completed, their advanced medical training in haematology. It is anticipated that at least two PhD Scholarships (Clinical) may be offered in 2014

Funding available

$55,000 ($45,000 stipend + $10,000 consumables)/annum for three years

Eligibility

  • The field of study must be in accordance with the objectives of the Foundation, namely research into the causes, prevention, treatments or cure of leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and related blood and bone marrow cancers
  • The study or research must be full-time and must be undertaken in an appropriate Institution in Australia with an accredited program.
  • All applicants must be:
    • Australian citizens
    • permanent residents
    • New Zealand citizens holding a Special Category Visa
  • Applicants who have applied for, but not yet granted permanent residency or a Special Category Visa, may apply for the award.

Opening date

Now

Internal closing date

22 August 2014

External closing date

12 September 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

RIS

External source overview

Leukaemia Foundation website

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Muscular Dystrophy South Australia: Vacation Research Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Muscular Dystrophy South Australia: Vacation Research Scholarships

Scheme overview

Vacation scholarships are open for students who wish to undertake research on neuromuscular function or disorders and/or their social implications.

All forms of research may be supported, including:

  • laboratory studies of neuromuscular function in health and disease
  • clinical studies of individuals with neuromuscular disorders, and
  • qualitative research into the personal and social consequences of neuromuscular disorders.

Funding available

$180 per week for 6-8 weeks to student applicants (and up to $300 to hosting institutions to assist with project consumables)

Eligibility

Students should be in their second, third or fourth year of a bachelor degree program.

Opening date

CLOSED (Indicative reopen August 2014)

Internal closing date

 

External closing date

 

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

Muscular Dystrophy SA

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Rhodes Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Rhodes Scholarships

Scheme overview

Each year, there are nine Scholarships available in Australia to enable outstanding students - chosen on the basis of exceptional intellect, character, leadership, and commitment to service - to study at the University of Oxford.

Of the nine scholarships available each year in Australia, each state offers one Scholarship that is awarded by a selection committee of seven members (including three Rhodes Scholars) based in the state. In addition, there are three Australia-at-Large Scholarships awarded by a selection committee based in Canberra. This selection committee will consider applicants from the ACT and other territories of the Commonwealth, as well as those candidates nominated by state selection committees.

Funding available

Scholarship covers all University fees, health insurance, return airfare + stipend of £13,390 per annum (2013-14 rate)

Eligibility

Potential candidates interested in postgraduate study at the University of Oxford should consult the official Rhodes website.

Opening date

Now

Internal closing date

NA

External closing date

1 September 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

NA

External source overview

Rhodes Scholarships: website

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Safework SA: Augusta Zadow Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Safework SA: Augusta Zadow Scholarships

Scheme overview

Augusta Zadow was an advocate for women's rights in the workplace, and became South Australia's first 'Lady Inspector of Factories' in 1895.

Each year, SafeWork SA provides two scholarships in her memory for projects that will further improve work health and safety for women at work: be that a practical solution, research or
further education.

Scholarships will help the recipients undertake further education, conduct research or develop a work health and safety initiative.

Funding available

$10,000

Eligibility

Scholarship applicants must be:

  • a permanent resident of South Australia
  • able to start their project, research or study in 2015
  • The education, study or research can be undertaken in Australia or overseas.

Opening date

Now

Internal closing date

13 June 2014

External closing date

27 June 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

Safework SA: website

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Science and Industry Endowment Fund: CSIRO - John Stocker Postgraduate Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

Science and Industry Endowment Fund: CSIRO - John Stocker Postgraduate Scholarships

Scheme overview

The Program recognises the value of candidates with industry experience and has the desired outcomes of encouraging return to study and promoting industry collaboration. The Program encourages potential international collaboration.

In 2014, projects are encouraged with strong industry involvement through a mechanism such as a 'cadetship' and/or the recipient scholar having 1-2 years work experience in the relevant industry.
The intent is to provide an additional financial incentive to high calibre candidates with industry experience and/or involvement to undertake a PhD in their field of experience. As such, Supervisors should submit an application in which a candidate student has already been identified.
The SIEF John Stocker Postgraduate Scholarships will also act as a mechanism for international collaboration and, as such, the intent is to provide some flexibility to allow the funds to be expended on activities that support co-location of the scholar.

Funding available

$32,00 per annum stipend.
The scholarship requires a minimum $8,000pa collaborator co-contribution.

Eligibility

  • be full-time students;
  • be enrolled at an eligible Australian Higher Education Institution for a course of research leading to the award of a PhD from an Australian University;
  • have been awarded an Australian postgraduate award or equivalent scholarship if applying for a top-up scholarship;
  • be available to commence the project prior to 30 June 2014.
  • The student must have gained first class honours or equivalent in a relevant research area prior to commencement of the scholarship or provide evidence of relevant industry experience.

Opening date

CLOSED (Indicative reopen September 2014)

Internal closing date

 

External closing date

 

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

RIS

External source overview

SIEF

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South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute: StatewideSuper Research Scholarship

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute: StatewideSuper Research Scholarship

Scheme overview

The aim of the StatewideSuper Research Scholarship is to support outstanding health and medical research students early in their career. The scholarship will enable emerging research stars to conduct groundbreaking research that is nationally and internationally competitive, right here in South Australia.

Funding available

$20,000 for one year

Eligibility

  • Research will be conducted in the SAHMRI facility on North Terrace
  • The research program will be supervised by a SAHMRI theme leader or group leader
  • The research is aligned with one of SAHMRI’s research themes: Aboriginal Health; Cancer; Heart Health; Healthy Mothers, Babies and Children; Infection and Immunity; Mind and Brain; and Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Your research project is innovative and of high quality with a potential benefit to the South Australian community.

Opening date

CLOSED

Internal closing date

 

External closing date

 

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

SAHMRI - StatewideSuper Research Scholarships

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South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute: CMV Foundation Aboriginal Research Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute: CMV Foundation Aboriginal Research Scholarships

Scheme overview

In 2014, the Wardliparingga Aboriginal Research Unit within the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) will be offering two scholarships for Aboriginal post-graduate students to assist with their studies for a period of up to two years. Two scholarships will be awarded per year until 2016.

Scholarship holders will work closely with Aboriginal Health Theme Leader Professor Alex Brown, an internationally-recognised Aboriginal doctor and researcher who has been researching improvements to chronic disease management in Aboriginal people for over 15 years and has been influential in shaping policy and practice in health care management.

The funds for the scholarships have been donated by the CMV Foundation, an Adelaide-based charitable trust that derives its funding from Commercial Motor Vehicles Pty Ltd. The CMV Foundation's charter is to make donations to worthy causes in the broader community and the Foundation is one of SAHMRI's Founding Ambassadors.

Funding available

$12,000 over a two-year period.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, students must be:

  •  a South Australian resident,
  • be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander,
  • be enrolled in a post-graduate program of study, and
  • be proposing to focus their studies on an aspect of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health or wellbeing, with a view to a career in research.

Opening date

CLOSED

Internal closing date

 

External closing date

 

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

SAHMRI: CMV Foundation Aboriginal Research Scholarships

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The Australian Federation of Graduate Women (AFGW): Fellowships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

The Australian Federation of Graduate Women: Fellowships

Scheme overview

The Australian Federation of Graduate Women is the national voice of graduate women working through initiatives in Education for the advancement and wellbeing of women and girls.
We link women across Australia through our State and Territory Associations (STAs) and local branches to work in friendship, cooperation and understanding with each other and the network of women graduates worldwide. It is one of the national federations and associations of the International Federation of University Women (IFUW).

Funding available

$8,000 Barbara Hale Fellowship
$5,000 AFGW Fellowship

Eligibility

Applicants must be

  • Australian citizens or permanent residents

  • must be enrolled for a PhD by research at an Australian University and

  • be in their 2nd or 3rd year of PhD research (first year applicants are ineligible to apply)

Opening date

January annually

Internal closing date

 

External closing date

June annually

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

BDU

External source overview

AFGW website

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University of South Australia: Sansom Institute for Health Research Vacation Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

UniSA Sansom Institute for Health Research Vacation Scholarships

Scheme overview

These research scholarships are intended to encourage students to gain experience in research and to form links with staff within the Sansom Institute, adjunct appointments and with collaborating institutions.
They are funded by researchers of the Sansom Institute and are subject to availability of funding at the time of the application.

Funding available

$2,500 maximum for a 6 week project

Eligibility

Open to students who have successfully completed a minimum of second year of any undergraduate program offered within the Division of Health Sciences or the Bachelor of Science program at UniSA.

Opening date

NA

Internal closing date

NA

External closing date

Open all year

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

NA

External source overview

UniSA Sansom Institute Vacation Scholarships

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University of South Australia: Maurice de Rohan International Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

University of South Australia Maurice de Rohan International Scholarship

Scheme overview

The Maurice de Rohan International Scholarship has been established to award a researcher who is studying for a doctoral degree at UniSA. The scholarship will provide the higher degree by research (HDR) students an opportunity to work with institutional or industry partners in the United Kingdom or United States of America, for a period of 4-6 months.

Funding available

Up to $15,000 plus a travel grant of $2,500 to cover airfares for travel to the United Kingdom or United States of America.

Eligibility

The scholarship is only available to Australian citizens who are undertaking a HDR program at the University of South Australia.

The applicant must be making satisfactory progress and:

  • be currently enrolled at UniSA for a doctoral degree and normally be in their second or early third year of candidacy (or an equivalent period part-time), or be in the process of upgrading from a Masters by Research Degree to a doctoral degree

  • ensure they have completed and had their research proposal accepted and the appropriate ethics and/or safety clearances provide evidence of the manner in which the research and thesis will be enhanced by the visit overseas

  • have clearly demonstrated the capacity for independent research

  • have gained unqualified support from the Supervisor and Research Degree Coordinator for the proposed overseas visit

  • provide confirmation from the overseas institution that arrangements have been finalised or are in the process of being finalised

  • indicate how contact will be maintained with the Supervisor and the University whilst overseas, or through supervision at a partner UK or USA institution.

  • be likely to complete their degree within the required timeframe

Opening date

1 January annually

Internal closing date

NA

External closing date

15 April annually

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

NA

External source overview

University of South Australia website: Maurice de Rohan Scholarships

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University of South Australia: Vacation Research Scholarships

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

UniSA High Achiever Vacation Research Scholarships

Scheme overview

Vacation Research Scholarships offered through the University of South Australia give students the opportunity to undertake research for up to 8 weeks with experienced researchers, usually between November and February, in a recognised research institute or centre within the University.

This scholarship is offered annually to second, third or Honours year students with a strong academic record.

Funding available

$300 per week (maximum 8 weeks) tax free stipend

Eligibility

Applications are accepted from Australian citizens, permanent residents and international students (English language requirements may apply)

Opening date

Now

Internal closing date

NA

External closing date

19 September 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

NA

External source overview

UniSA High Achiever Vacation Research Scholarships

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University of South Australia: School of Population Health (SPH): Healthy, Liveable and Equitable Communities: PhD Scholarship

Grant type

Scholarship

Funding opportunity

UniSA Centre for Research Excellence Healthy, Liveable and Equitable Communities: PhD Scholarship

Scheme overview

The University of South Australia School of Population Health (SPH) Centre for Research Excellence Healthy, Liveable and Equitable Communities is offering a postgraduate research scholarship.

The newly established CRE in Healthy, Liveable and Equitable Communities will seek to address gaps about the mechanisms through which the social and built environment influence health outcomes. This interdisciplinary project will use the health and behavioural data from the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle (AusDiab) study, and separately collected geographical data. Topics to be investigated under this scholarship include identifying environmental attributes associated with increase in cardio-metabolic risk, and examining behavioural mechanisms between environment factors and health outcomes.

Further information can be obtained from Dr Takemi Sugiyama, UniSA School of Population Health.

Funding available

$25,541 per annum for three years for living expenses and miscellaneous purposes.

Eligibility

Applicants must be Australian or NZ citizens or permanent residents.

Opening date

Open

Internal closing date

N/A

External closing date

30 September 2014

Compliance check (RIS/BDU)

N/A

External source overview

Uni SPH PhD Scholarship

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