PhD Elevate Scholarship – CQUniversity and Queensland Academy of Sport Partnership
To develop an evidence-based approach to support professional sporting bodies and their athletes in their successful return to sport post-partum.
Scholarship Value: $30,000 stipend per year (total value of scholarship $130,000)
Length of Scholarship: 3 years
Number Available: 1
Opening Date: 18 May 2020
Closing Date: 14 August 2020
|Study Level||Postgraduate (Research)|
|Year of Study||Future; First year|
|Citizenship||Australian Citizen; Permanent Resident|
|Study Region||Brisbane Queensland|
|Study Load||Full time|
To be eligible for this PhD scholarship, the successful applicant must:
- have completed at least a bachelor’s degree with honours or be regarded by CQUniversity as having an equivalent level of attainment. The degree should be in the field of exercise science, science, allied health, health promotion, psychology or any other degree with transitional relevance to this research project;
- be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia;
- be approved for admission and enrolling in, a Doctor of philosophy in the School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences at CQUniversity;
- enrol full-time and be an internal candidate hosted at the QAS Headquarters in Brisbane, Queensland;
- must not be receiving an equivalent award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the Scholarship stipend rate to undertake a research higher degree.
Applications are invited from candidates who have, or can demonstrate:
- potential in qualitative and quantitative research including design, methodological approach and analysis;
- ability to review and critique literature extensively and systematically; excellent communication skills and able to engage with community organisations and stakeholders;
- strong planning and organizational skills, with the ability to work systematically, prioritise tasks and meet deadlines;
- well-developed computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, a Bibliographic referencing system and statistical software. In addition, previous experience in qualitative research, professional sport, women’s health and/or policy development is desirable, but not essential.
a letter of motivation describing your skills and research expertise; your current resume and a list of any research publications / projects that you have been involved in; a list of three references together with contact information, and: if available, examples of your scientific writing (e.g. published scientific articles, research reports, thesis).