Rotary Club of Keilor 'Judith Annette Thompson' PhD Scholarship

The objectives of Australian Rotary Health is to provide financial support for research projects conducted in Australia which have the potential to enhance the health of the community. To also stimulate research activities within Australia by facilitating communication between participants in specified fields and to support specific research fields for a minimum of three years.

Scholarship Value: $29,000

Length of Scholarship: 1 (one) year, maximum 3.5 years total

Number Available:

Opening Date: 24 October 2018

Closing Date: 15 February 2019

Eligibility
Study LevelPostgraduate (Research)
Year of StudyFuture/First Year
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen; Permanent Resident
EthnicityAny
Study RegionAll
Study ModeAll modes
Study LoadFull time
GenderAny

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen or have Permanent Resident Status and not be under bond to any foreign government. Applicants are to provide evidence of citizenship or residential status.
  • It is intended that the Funding Partner Scholarship will provide salary and incidental support for a postgraduate student who is undertaking full time research into Bowel Cancer.
  • To qualify, projects must be undertaken within a university, public hospital, research institute or other body approved under Section 78 of the Income Assessment Act.
  • Only applicants about to commence, or already those engaged in their first year of a PhD are eligible to apply for the Scholarship.
  • Applicants must be FULL-TIME students and not be receiving an additional scholarship. Additional salaried work must not exceed NHMRC guidelines. Applicants enrolled in a combined degree are not eligible.

Selection Criteria

Applications will be evaluated on the following
  • Academic Record.
  • Scientific excellence of the application.
  • Feasibility of the proposed research.
  • Quality of the intended supervisor/s
  • Relevance to Community-Based Interventions.

Additional Information

Please refer to the scholarship page for more information

Supporting Documentation

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How to apply

Please refer to the scholarship page for more information on how to apply

How will I know the outcome of my application?

All applicants, whether they are successful or unsuccessful, will be notified by mail in June 2019.

Donor details

Rotary Club of Keilor

Rotary Club of Keilor