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Postgraduate Research Scholarships

An opportunity for talented individuals to delve deep into their chosen fields of study, adding to the global body of knowledge in the many challenges of our age.

Scholarships are arranged by faculty. Within each faculty, scholarships are organised into subcategories intended to capture the basic terms and intension of the scholarship: full, supplementary/top-up, and other.

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Higher Degree by Research Scholarships: Full | Supplementary/Top-up | Other

Multidisciplinary - Full HDR Scholarships
  • Beacon Scholarship

    The University of Adelaide's strategic plan The Beacon of Enlightenment outlines an initiative to double the number of scholarships available to doctoral students.

    Find out more.
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  • Completion Scholarships

    Completion Scholarships are supported by University of Adelaide research scholarship funding and are designed to encourage timely PhD completions.

    Eligibility: Completion Scholarships are available to Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents undertaking a PhD who have not previously been in receipt of any type of scholarship funding. In special circumstances and at the discretion of the Dean of Graduate Studies completion scholarships may also be available to International students who have not previously been in receipt of scholarship funding.

    Nomination and Eligibility Criteria

    • A student must be nominated for a Completion Scholarship by their Principal Supervisor using the "Nomination for a Completion Scholarship" form.
    • The Faculty / School / Discipline should have adequate funds available to support the Completion Scholarship.
    • The nominated student should:
      • Be currently enrolled in a PhD at the University of Adelaide OR have a lapsed candidature that can be resumed for one period of up to 6 months only
      • Not have previously been in receipt of scholarship funding
      • Have at least 6 months of research candidature tenure remaining (currently enrolled students)
      • In the opinion of the School, be able to complete their PhD within the designated term of the scholarship (up to a maximum of 6 months)
      • Have support from their Principal Supervisor

    Value: The University of Adelaide Completion Scholarships provide a living allowance for up to a maximum of 6 months at the Research Training Program Scholarship (RTPS) rate (pro rata). Funds will only be given to nominated candidates who have not previously received scholarship support.

    Completion Scholarships are not to be viewed as an extension of a current scholarship and priority will be given to nominations for funding periods of less than the full 6 months.

    General Information/Conditions
    Nomination Form

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  • Conventions Adelaide Grant Awards

    Grants are now available to South Australian academic, research and professional staff to put towards an established or proposed research project or professional development opportunity of your choice.

    Value:  $7,500 

    To be eligible to win simply follow the Application Guidelines and:

    • propose an established international conference that has the potential to be held in Adelaide, South Australia
    • present a short case as to why the conference should be held in Adelaide, South Australia
    • confirm your support to work towards the opportunity to bid for the conference to be held in Adelaide in future
    • demonstrate how the grant money would be utilised should your application be successful

    Application guidelines are available from
    Nick Blight
    Adelaide Convention Bureau
    Ph: +61 8 8237 0100
    E: nick@adelaideconvention.com.au

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  • Divisional Scholarships

    Eligibility usually requires a minimum of a Second Class Honours degree or equivalent and applicants must be Citizens or Permanent Residents of Australia prior to the closing date.

    Scholarships are offered on the basis of academic merit and Faculties may also consider area of research when selecting recipients.

    Discussion with a potential supervisor is also recommended prior to application for a Divisional Scholarship.

    Value: $26,682 annum (2017 rate) tax free for up to 3 years (indexed annually).

    To Apply: The awards are allocated as part of the Mid Year and Major Round of scholarship applications.

    See the Applications Round page for Mid Year and Major Round application dates, and a link to the online application form.

    Conditions of Research Award

Major and Mid-Year Rounds
  • Endeavour Foundation Endowment Challenge Fund Grants

    The Endeavour Foundation Endowment Challenge Fund aims to benefit Australians with a disability, especially people with an intellectual or developmental disability.  The Fund seeks to encourage quality and innovation in the disability services sector. Grants are available for researchers and postgraduate students to undertake research into issues of key importance for the Australian disability sector.  The Fund also seeks to support people with a disability to participate in the world in which we live. Grants are available for non-profit organisations who wish to expand their current activities to include people with a disability, or deliver innovative projects that enhance social inclusion for people with a disability.

    QArt grants are available to researchers, students and non-profit organisations to undertake projects focusing on artistic expression for people with an intellectual disability.

    Applications across six award categories are invited:

    1. RESEARCH AWARD: $40,000 (for research conducted by appropriately qualified researchers)
    2. STUDENT AWARD: two awards of $5,000 each (for research conducted by higher degree students)
    3. QArt RESEARCH AWARD: $13,000 (for research conducted by appropriately qualified researchers)
    4. QArt STUDENT AWARD: one awards of $3,000 (for research conducted by higher degree students)

    Visit the Endowment Challenge Fund Websitefor more information about application guidelines, the assessment process, past award winners, and to download the appropriate application form.

    All applications to the 2016 Grants Round must be emailed to: endowment@endeavour.com.au

    Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application by a letter sent on Monday 23 May 2016 with funding for approved grants commencing on Monday 13 June 2016.

     

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  • Julia Konig Bequest Award For Indigenous Students

    The late Julia Nora Konig made a bequest of the residue of her estate to the University of Adelaide to be disbursed for the benefit of Australian Aborigines.

    Eligibility: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students undertaking postgraduate studies on a full time basis by coursework or research towards the degrees of Master or Doctor of Philosophy shall be eligible to apply.

    Value: The value of each award will be determined by the Graduate Scholarships Committee, taking into consideration available funding, financial need, and number of eligible applications. Applicants may receive an award in more than one calendar year, normally to a maximum of two years if he/she is enrolled in a Masters degree and up to four years if enrolled for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

    To Apply: The awards are allocated as part of the Major Round of applications.

    See the Applications Round page for Major Round application dates, and a link to the online application form.

Major Round
  • George Fraser Scholarship and Constance Fraser Scholarship

    The George Fraser and Constance Fraser Scholarships are awarded to the highest ranking Honours and Masters graduates who apply for an Research Training Program Scholarship or University of Adelaide Scholarship who are not in receipt of an award or scholarship of equal or greater value. Where a scholarship of higher value is available, the George Fraser and Constance Fraser scholarships may be awarded to applicants who are not the highest ranked.

    Rules for the Award: Scholarship Rules

    Value: Difference between RTPS and APA (Industry) rate $5,350 in 2017.

    To Apply: The awards are allocated as part of the Major Round of scholarship applications.

    See the Applications Round page for Major Round application dates, and a link to the online application form.

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  • Lady Barr Smith Memorial Fund For Cancer Research

    The Lady Barr Smith Memorial Fund for Cancer Research financially supports Postgraduate research candidates with a top up scholarship or with a grant to support their research work.

    Eligibility: Postgraduate research students from the Faculty of Health Sciences or the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology in the Faculty of Sciences undertaking research in the causes, prevention, treatment and relief of cancer are eligible to apply.

    Eligible candidates are invited to apply for the Lady Barr Smith Scholarship or Grant for Cancer Research.  Candidates can choose to apply for a top up scholarship or a research grant to support their research candidature.

    Funding: Lady Barr Smith Scholarship for Cancer Research:  The scholarship will be paid to the value of $11,000 per year payable as fortnightly instalments.

    Lady Barr Smith Grant for Cancer Research:  The grant is to support the research work of a PhD student with the purchase of equipment, consumables, conference attendance or travel required for the research project.  The value of a grant shall be up to $11,000 paid as a lump sum payment per year to the applicant’s relevant research project account.

    The scholarship and grant are tenable for two years in the first instance.  On application by a scholar, tenure of the scholarship may, on the recommendation of the Research Strategy Committee, be extended for a third year.

    Enquiries:
    Email the Faculty of Health Sciences Research Education team.

    Please email your application form and supporting documents to fhsresed@adelaide.edu.au by CoB on Friday 29 July 2016.

    Application is open to Postgraduate research students undertaking research in the causes, prevention, treatment and relief of cancer.

    Guidelines
    Application Form

     

Not offered in 2017
  • Master of Philosophy ( No Honours)

    Applications for the Master of Philosophy (No Honours) Scholarships are accepted in the Mid Year and Major Round of applications.

    These Scholarships providing a living allowance for a period of 2 years, and are directed towards candidates who have completed and been awarded a relevant Bachelor Degree or equivalent with an achieved minimum of a distinction average and have not completed an Honours Degree.

    Value: $22,000pa

    To Apply: The awards are allocated as part of the Mid-Year and Major Round of applications.

    See the Applications Round page for Major Round application dates, and a link to the online application form.

    Rules

Major and Mid Year Round
  • MH and MF Joyner Scholarships
    • The FA and MF Joyner Scholarship in Law
    • The MF and MH Joyner Art Scholarships
    • The MF& MH Joyner Scholarships in Sciences
    • (Note: The MF and MH Joyner Medicine Scholarships are not on offer in 2017)

    The late Millie Hay Joyner passed away on 13 February 1993 leaving a will providing for a number of educational scholarships. Applications are invited for the Joyner Scholarships in Law, Fine Arts, Medicine and Science tenable at the three South Australian Universities. The Scholarships are available to support full-time study leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia and should hold or expect to hold a First Class Honours degree or equivalent thereof.  Applicants must be acceptable to commence enrolment in a higher degree by research.

    Qualifications: Applicants must hold or expect to obtain a First Class Honours degree or equivalent qualification in the disciplines of Law, Fine Arts, Medicine or Science respectively. Medicine is not open in 2017.

    Selection: Applicants will be selected from those applying for an Research Training Program Scholarship at any of the three South Australian universities who are eligible under any one of the three categories.

    Value: The living allowance for the scholarships will be $29,350 in 2017 (set at 10% above the base stipend applying to Research Training Program Scholarships). Support will continue for up to three years subject to satisfactory academic progress.

    To Apply: The awards are allocated as part of the Major Round of scholarship applications.

    See the Applications Round page for Major Round application dates, and a link to the online application form.

    Eligible applications will be forwarded to the Joyner Scholarships selection committee for consideration.

    Applications must be lodged with the University offering the degree in which the applicant intends to enrol.

    The FA & MF Joyner Scholarship in Law Rules
    The MF& MH Joyner Scholarship in Sciences Rules

Major Round
  • National Library of Australia Study Grants

    These grant provide support to scholars and researchers resident in Australia whose work in any field would benefit from access to the rich Japanese language and Japan-related collections of the National Library. Grants are offered for periods of up to four weeks. These are available to established and early career scholars and to PhD students.

    Study Grant recipients will receive financial support consisting of:

    • An honorarium of $1000 per week to cover accommodation and living costs in Canberra, for up to four weeks
    • A contribution to travel within Australia, equivalent to one return economy domestic airfare to and from Canberra

    Note: Travel and accommodation expenses are paid only to those living outside the Canberra region, but independent scholars in the region (not full-time paid academics) may access the stipend on a pro-rata basis

    All recipients receive in-kind support consisting of:

    • Special access to Asian collection stacks and staff expertise, including the support of Asian languages specialist librarians
    • Access to office facilities in the Asian Collections area
    • Copying of collection materials (within reasonable limits and according to access and copyright conditions)

    Further details available from: http://www.nla.gov.au/awards-and-grants/fellowships-and-scholarships/japan-and-asia-study-grants

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  • 2018 Parliamentary Library Summer Research Scholarship

    The Parliamentary Library Summer Research Scholarship gives scholars the opportunity to work alongside specialist researchers in the Parliamentary Library in Canberra for a period of six weeks (January-February 2018) to produce a report on a topic of relevance to the Library’s research program.  Details of Research Topics are included in the application kit. (could you please attach it and the flyer, Libs)

    This opportunity will interest students with expertise in public policy, the environment, natural resources, foreign affairs, social policy, law, statistics, and economics. The Parliamentary Library is a unique research environment and the scholarships allow scholars to understand and work within this important national institution.

    Honorarium of $1800 will be paid upon successful completion of the scholarship.

    Applications should be emailed to parliamentary.librarian@aph.gov.au

    Further details are available from:

    Dr Fiona Allen
    02 6277 2721

    Ms Sue Johnson
    02 6277 2480

    Application Kit
    Flyer
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24 September 2017
Major and Mid-Year Rounds
  • University of Adelaide Indigenous Research Scholarship

    Up to two postgraduate research scholarships will be offered annually for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

    Eligibility: Students must be enrolled, or seeking to enrol, in a research higher degree at the University of Adelaide, have completed at least four years of tertiary education studies at a high level of achievement and hold as a minimum a good Second Class Honours degree (or equivalent). Students who are currently enrolled in higher degree by research and have not held a scholarship previously may also be considered.

    Value: $32,288pa for up to 3 years (2016 rate)

    To Apply: The awards are allocated as part of the Major Round of applications. See the Applications Round page for Major Round application dates, and a link to the online application form. If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Andrea Przygonski, Alison Birbeck or Rachel Harvey.

    Conditions of Award

Major Round
  • University of Adelaide Special Circumstances Scholarship

    These scholarships provide a living allowance equivalent to an Research Training Program Scholarship, a Research Training Scheme place and allowances such as relocation, thesis and sick/maternity leave.

    The University currently offers two 'special circumstances scholarships' equivalent to Research Training Program Scholarships that are available to students who do not meet the normal scholarship criteria and whose prior academic performance may have been seriously disadvantaged as a result of exceptional circumstances such as a disability, sickness or heavy care duties. Applications from Indigenous Australians are encouraged.

    Value: $26,682 in 2017

    To Apply: The awards are allocated as part of the Major Round of applications.

    See the Applications Round page for Major Round application dates, and a link to the online application form.

Major Round
  • Upgrade to PhD Scholarship

    Students who enter through the Master of Philosophy (No Honours) pathway and intend to upgrade to PhD (after the qualifying period of 18 months) may be considered for this Scholarship by Nomination from their Principal Supervisor and Head of School.

    Please note:  Applications will not be accepted directly from students

    The Scholarship is intended to provide funding support for the remainder of the student’s candidature, to a maximum of 18 months and is available to students who entered through the Master of Philosophy (No Honours) pathway, have not been in receipt of any form of Scholarship funding and are upgrading to PhD.  Conditions will be equivalent to that of the RTPS.

    Value: $26,682pa (in 2017)

    Current status: Open (consideration by Nomination from Principal Supervisor and head of school only).

    Please note: Applications will not be accepted directly from students.

    Conditions
    Nomination Form
    Completion Plan

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  • Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship

    Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship

    Do you have the drive to make a difference?

    Whether your focus is Asia, new technology or social change we're offering postgraduate study for talented individuals at Australia's leading universities. Scholars will be exceptional people, chosen for their potential to make a difference to Australia's future in one of our three focus areas:

    • Technology and innovation
    • Strengthening Australia-Asia ties
    • Enabling positive social change.

    Valued at up to $120,000 over 2-3 years, scholarships will be awarded annually for research or coursework studies at graduate level.

    Further information including eligibility criteria can be found on the Westpac website

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Multidisciplinary - Supplementary/Top-up HDR Scholarships
  • Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship The University of Adelaide Library

    Applications are invited for The Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship established by the Cowan Grant to provide financial assistance towards study for postgraduate degrees by research using the collections of the Barr Smith Library. The Library has general research collections of over 2 million items and rich special collections.

    The Fellowship is open to students currently residing temporarily or permanently in Australia and undertaking study towards a postgraduate degree by research, either commencing or in progress. Postdoctoral researchers may be eligible within three years of a doctoral award where the research using the Barr Smith Library collections is being undertaken in attachment to an Australian University.

    The Fellowship provides financial assistance up to the total value of $12,000 annually towards study for postgraduate degrees by research using the collections of the Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide. The Fellowship is awarded once only to an applicant.

    Subsequent inquiries to: Office of the University Librarian
    admin.library@list.adelaide.edu.au Ph: 08 831 34064

    For further information and application form available from the Fellowship web page:

    Applications open in the 1 October and close 10 December of each year

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  • Elite Editing Thesis Write-up Scholarship

    The Elite Editing Thesis Write-up Scholarship provides financial assistance for one postgraduate student per year for a period of 12 weeks to free them from other forms of employment and allow them to concentrate solely on the task of writing their thesis.

    For students who do not hold another scholarship, it pays a stipend of $1,000 per fortnight for six fortnights ($6,000 in total), tax free. For students who do hold another scholarship, it pays a stipend of $600 per fortnight for six fortnights ($3,600 in total), tax free.

    Students must be enrolled full time in a research degree (Masters or PhD) at an Australian university. Part-time students are eligible to apply for the scholarship only in circumstances where the applicant is able to demonstrate heavy carer commitments or a medical condition that precludes them from studying full time. Students may be either internal or external students. Both international and domestic students are eligible to apply.

    Applications will open on 1 January and close on 30 June each year. The scholarship will be awarded prior to 31 July each year. The successful applicant can specify a start date for the scholarship that is any time within the following 12 months.

    For more information on the scholarship, please visit

    http://www.eliteediting.com.au/scholarship.aspx

    The application form must be completed online:

    http://www.eliteediting.com.au/scholarship-application-form.aspx. (Applications will not be accepted by email or post.)

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  • Fraser Mustard Centre PhD top-up Scholarship 2017

    Fraser Mustard Centre, a research collaboration between the Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) and the Telethon Kids Institute named in recognition of Dr Fraser Mustard's contribution to child development in South Australia, is offering one 3 year PhD Top-Up Scholarship, valued at $12,000 pa (consisting of an $8,000 pa stipend and $4,000 pa in research support) to an outstanding student who is passionate about improving developmental, health, and educational outcomes for children and young people.

    The successful PhD candidate will be co-supervised by the Telethon Kids Institute and they will be expected to spend some of their time at the centre working on their PhD.  The following are areas of interest, but all topics will be considered:

    • The impact of home language environment on development
    • Measurement of student wellbeing and engagement in South Australian schools (Positive Education/Psychology)
    • Longitudinal analyses of developmental/educational trajectories utilising linked administrative data sets

    See flyer for further information

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  • Gowrie Scholarship Trust Fund

    In accordance with the Trust Deed, Gowrie Scholarships will be awarded to members of the Forces and children of members of the Forces, including, in the discretion of the Trustees, grandchildren or other lineal descendants of such members.

    Applicants must be Australian Citizens, and be eligible to be considered for admission to a PhD at the University of Adelaide. The scholarship will be open to any Australian citizen but preference will be given to past and present members of the Australian Armed Forces and their lineal descendants with special consideration being given to a lineal descendant of a member of the Australian Armed Forces who died or has died as a result of any occurrence which happened during his or her period of enlistment while serving in the Second World War, subsequent wars or on non-warlike operations (such as peacekeeping or humanitarian operations).

    Further details available from:
    Louise Adena
    Scholarship Secretary
    tel: 02 6125 2825

    Application and Conditions of Award

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  • Healthy Development Adelaide and Channel 7 Children’s Research Foundation Supplementary Scholarships 2017

    Applications are invited from commencing PhD students (2017) for PhD Research Supplementary 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.

    Value: $5,000 per annum

    • Applicants must hold a first class Honours degree or equivalent in a discipline relevant to the chosen field of study
    • Applicants should hold an Research Training Program Scholarship (RTPS) or equivalent competitive postgraduate scholarship
    • Applicants must have a HDA member as their primary/principal supervisor
    • Research projects must be aligned with the Healthy Development theme

    Further information on how to apply see Information Sheet.

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  • Ian Wilson Liberal Research Scholarship Category A

    The Ian Wilson Liberal Supplementary Scholarship is available to postgraduate research students who are already in receipt of a major award.

    It is valued at $5,000 per annum for up to three years.

    The scholarship is open to applicants undertaking research which will lead to sound analysis and conclusions for reform capable of practical application and advocacy in Australia, in the fields of:

    • social policy, including policy relating to:
      • social security and welfare payments and income support schemes;
      • taxation; and
      • superannuation and other forms of retirement income provision;
    • education and health as they affect individual and family well being;
    • jurisprudence, constitutional law and Commonwealth-State relations;
    • environment;
    • heritage;
    • the arts; and
    • indigenous affairs.

    Value: $5,000 per annum for up to three years

    To apply: Complete the Application Form and read the Rules.

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  • Walter and Dorothy Duncan Trust

    The Walter and Dorothy Duncan Trust provides up to ten grants of $1000 to HDR candidates from the University of Adelaide to support interstate and overseas travel to present at conferences.

    Applicants should be enrolled in a PhD or Masters by Research at The University of Adelaide, be presenting at a conference (or symposium/workshop) interstate or overseas, and require financial assistance in order to participate. Applicants who wish to attend a conference but are not presenting their own work will not be considered.

    In order to apply students should:

    • Complete the application form available from Student Care (ground floor, Lady Symon Building).
    • Collect supporting documentation including:
      • Evidence of financial need
      • Statement of support from Principal Supervisor (should speak to the student’s progress, the benefit to the student, and any financial support available from the relevant department or school)
      • Details of the conference, abstract submitted, evidence of acceptance
      • Budget for the proposed travel
      • Outline other sources of funding and status of any applications (through the University, the conference organisers, etc.)
    • Make an appointment to discuss the application with an Education Welfare Officer (EWO) through the Student Care office (email studentcare@adelaide.edu.au or call 8313 5430).
    • Take the application form and supporting documents to the meeting with the EWO.

    Applications will be accepted at any time. Two rounds of grant decisions will be finalised in February and August.

    International students will need to demonstrate severe financial hardship, with supporting documentation from International Student Support, to be eligible to apply.

    Please contact the Student Care office (studentcare@adelaide.edu.au or 8313 5430) with any queries.

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  • Charles Hawker Scholarship

    The C.A.S. Hawker Scholarship is one of the most generous privately funded scholarships available to undergraduate and post-graduate students in Australia. Each residential scholarship is valued at up to $45,000 over 3 years. Information about the C.A.S. Hawker Scholarship and an application form are available at www.hawkerscholarship.org or by contacting the secretary to the Trustees in Adelaide on 08 8127 1654.

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  • Hugh Martin Weir Prize

    The Prize is to honour the memory of Lieutenant Hugh Martin Weir (1915 - 2004) and his fellow prisoners of war. Hugh was a prisoner of war of the Japanese in Java for three and a half years between 1942 and 1945.

    The purpose of the Prize is encouraging study and research, including use of the Barr Smith Library collections, into any aspect of Australia's involvement in war, or the treatment of prisoners of war in any conflict, including the impact on those persons involved, their families, and/or their communities.

    Visit the Barr Smith Library Website for more information about application guidelines.

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Arts

Higher Degree by Research Scholarships: Full | Supplementary | Other

ARTS - Full HDR Scholarships
  • AFUW-SA Trish Ryan Bursary

    The aim of this bursary is to assist mature-aged women returning to study in a history related field, enrolled at a South Australian university.

    Further details available from AFUWSA Bursaries Website.

    Applications must be submitted by post to the address indicated on the website. Faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted.

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  • ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions Change Program Scholarships

    Scholarships are available in the new ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, working with Professor David Lemmings in the 'Change' program.

    Value: Opportunities include:

    • Supplementary scholarship to the value of $5,500 per annum.

    Each scholarship offers the recipient a travel/accommodation allowance of up to $13,500 in order to conduct research in Europe.

    The type and number of scholarship(s) will be determined in consideration of the available funding and the number of suitable applications.

    Duration: One year

    Discipline/Research Topic: The topics for study should relate to emotions in Europe (including Britain), 1100-1800 and particularly to collective emotion and its influence on major socio-cultural, political and economic change.

    Eligibility is not limited to candidates in the area of History. The research topic is broad and as such may be relevant to other research areas some examples of which include (but are not limited to) English literature, political theory, and sociology.

    Enquiries:
    Professor David Lemmings

    To apply: Please email a summary of your application for admission to Professor Lemmings with 'Application for ARC Scholarship' in the subject heading.

    You can request a copy of your application summary by emailing scholarships@adelaide.edu.au with the subject heading 'Request for application summary'.
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  • Catherine Helen Spence Scholarship 2017

    This scholarship will support a woman to investigate social problems and/or undertake a study in the field of social sciences. The investigation or study should be relevant to social conditions in South Australia and be capable of being applied for the benefit of the state.

    Women aged 20 to 35 years, who meet the South Australian residential criteria, are eligible to apply. The scholarship, valued at $25,000 in 2017, will be awarded on the basis of the quality and relevance of the research proposal, and meeting the eligibility criteria.

    Late applications will not be accepted.

    Information about this scholarship, including further information about eligibility, is available online: Catherine Helen Spence Scholarship or from Ms Lausanne Cheers – tel: 8226 7118 or email: lausanne.cheers@sa.gov.au

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17 July 2017
  • C M Mountford Bequest PhD Scholarship

    Discipline of Anthropology

    Applications are invited for the following scholarship leading to the degree of PhD in Anthropology.

    The scholarship is supported by CM Mountford Bequest.

    Field of Study: Anthropology of Indigenous Peoples of Australia.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian Citizens or permanent residents of Australia who are acceptable as candidates for a PhD degree in Anthropology at the University of Adelaide.

    Value: The scholarship will be for the period four years and has a stipend of $24,000 per annum. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.

    Enquiries: Dr Susan Hemer
    Discipline of Anthropology and Development Studies
    http://www.hss.adelaide.edu.au/anthropology/

    To apply: Please email a summary of your application for admission to Dr Susan Hemer with 'C M Mountford Bequest PhD Scholarship' in the subject heading.

    You can request a copy of your application summary by emailing scholarships@adelaide.edu.au with the subject heading 'Request for application summary'.

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  • E W Benham Research Scholarships

    The E W Benham Research scholarships are the result of the generosity of a bequest by Edward Warner Benham, a prominent lawyer, following the death of his widow Violet Margaret Benham.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents commencing a full-time Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Masters by research program at the University of Adelaide. New scholarships shall be awarded subject to available funding. Selection will be based on grounds of academic merit, research potential and financial disadvantage. The duration of the scholarship will be three years for research towards the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and two years for a Masters by research recipient subject to continued satisfactory progress. Extensions for Doctor Philosophy recipients will be considered on a case by case basis.

    Field of Research: English Literature or English Political History.

    Value: Equivalent to APA I rate tax free, indexed annually.

    To Apply: Eligible candidates are considered automatically. The awards are allocated as part of the Major Round of scholarship applications. See the Applications Rounds page for Major Round application dates, and a link to the online application form.

Major Round
  • John Holliday Student Conservation Award

    The NSW Department of Primary Industries’ John Holliday Student Conservation Award aims to encourage post-graduate students to share their research findings on topics of interest to the Department.

    The award is open to post-graduate students who were enrolled at an Australian university during the year of award and who undertook fisheries-orientated research work in NSW. To be considered, the applicant must have completed, or be completing, research/studies relevant to the award program and administered through an Australian university.

    Further details are available from the DPI Fisheries website.

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30 July 2017
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ARTS - Supplementary/Top-up HDR Scholarships
  • LF and D Denholm Scholarship

    The LF and D Denholm Scholarship has been established through a generous gift by Mrs Decie Denholm, made in memory of her late husband Lawrence Forbes and the life they made together.

    The top-up scholarship is open to full-time postgraduate research students in the field of European (including British) History

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled, or seeking to enrol, in a research higher degree at the University of Adelaide. The successful applicant will be selected by the University on the grounds of his or her academic merit and research potential.

    Value: $5,000 per annum for up to 3 years

    Enquiries: should be directed to the School of Humanities.

    To apply: Complete the LF and D Denholm Application Form.

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  • Wentworth Group Science Programme Scholarship

    The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists is offering scholarships to Australian postgraduate students to assist them in bridging the gap between science and public policy.

    Since its inception in 2002, the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists has been active in advancing solutions to secure the long term health of Australia’s environment.

    Comprised of eminent scientists and thinkers, the Group has three core objectives:

    • Driving innovation in the management of Australia’s land, water, coasts and biodiversity;
    • Engaging business, community and political leaders in a dialogue to find and implement solutions to the challenge of environmental stewardship facing the future of Australian society; and
    • Building capacity by mentoring and supporting young natural resources scientists and resource economists to develop their skills and understanding of public policy.

    These scholarships are intended to inspire and motivate. Students studying science, economics, geography, philosophy, law and/or engineering (especially those majoring in environmental science/studies/management/law or ecology) are encouraged to apply.

    The scholarship funds will cover participation at a Wentworth Group Master Class in May 2017.

    Note – the scholarship cannot be used as a stipend

    We are seeking students committed to advancing solutions that will secure the long term health of Australia’s land, water, coasts and biodiversity.

    Application forms
    For further details, please email admin@wentworthgroup.org

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Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Higher Degree by Research Scholarships: Full | Supplementary/Top-up | Other

ECMS - Full HDR Scholarships
  • Data to Decisions CRC Postgraduate Research Scholarships

    Expressions of Interest for the Data to Decisions CRC PhD Research Scholarships are invited from outstanding students to undertake PhD studies with the Data to Decisions CRC (D2D CRC).

    D2D CRC PhD Research Scholarships have been established to encourage outstanding PhD students to undertake research programs in various areas.

    Full details available at : D2D CRC website

    The D2D CRC will develop new PhD trained data scientists and socio-legal policy specialists to meet the Big Data challenge for Australian Industry and Government and be industry job ready at their completion.

    Further information including eligibility criteria, scholarship benefits and details of how to apply can be found on the D2D CRC website or by contacting:


    Megan Prideaux
    Education & Training Manager
    Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre
    Tel: 08 83028984
    Email

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  • Mathematical Modelling of Biochemical Sensor Fabrication PhD Scholarship - School of Mathematical Sciences

    Applications are invited for two scholarships leading to the degree of PhD in the School of Mathematical Sciences.

    The scholarships are supported by the Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowship to Associate Professor Yvonne Stokes,Mathematics the key to modern glass and polymer fibre technology”.

    Field of Study: The PhDs are to undertake research on the fluid mechanics and heat transfer seen in fabrication of components for biochemical whispering gallery resonator sensors. Specifically, the projects are

    1. Unsteady capillary stretching for microstructured tapers.
    2. Micro-bubble and micro-bottle blowing in a fibre for whispering gallery resonator sensors.

    Eligibility: The projects are open to Australian Citizens, permanent residents of Australia and international students who are acceptable as candidates for a PhD degree at the University of Adelaide.

    Applicants require a background in, and should hold or be about to complete an Honours or Masters degree in, applied mathematics or a closely related subject area such as physics or engineering. A Class 1 Honours degree, or a Distinction or higher for a Masters degree with a significant research component, are highly desirable. Equivalent international qualifications will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of theoretical fluid mechanics.

    Stipend: The scholarship for each project will be for 3 years with a stipend of $26,682 per annum. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval. Tuition fees will also be covered.

    Enquiries: Yvonne Stokes, School of Mathematical Sciences, Tel (08) 831 34808,  or Email (preferred) Yvonne Stokes.

    Applying: Application for Admission must be submitted using the Online Application Form.

    Please also email a summary of your application for admission to Yvonne Stokes, with "Application for PhD scholarship in mathematical modelling" in the subject heading.

    You can request a copy of your application summary by emailing Scholarships with the subject heading 'Request for application summary'.

    Further Information available on Flyer

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  • University of Adelaide/Institute of Process Engineering (CAS) Research Program Scholarship Only offered to new applicants not continuing

    Through a unique collaboration between the School of Chemical Engineering of The University of Adelaide (the University) and the Institute for Process Engineering of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (the Institute, IPE-CAS) in Beijing, the University is pleased to be able to offer up to six PhD scholarships for the coming year. The recipients of these scholarships will be registered as a fulltime PhD student of The University of Adelaide, but will spend two years of their candidature at the University and up to two years at the Institute. Further details of this exciting scholarship program follow below.

    To apply for one of the scholarships, you should follow this procedure:

    1. Send an e-mail to Associate Professor Bi (the University’s manager of the agreement) that includes the following (all in English):

      • covering letter that indicates which of the 5 projects below you are interested in (you may express interest in more than one project) and, in no more than 50 words for each project, why the project interests you;
      • your curriculum vitae;
      • scanned copies of you academic transcripts in original language and English translation;
      • if relevant, a list of any publications in print, press or submitted, being sure to show full details of each publication so as they can be sourced by the supervisors or, if submitted, a copy of the manuscript (as a PDF) and proof of submission (do NOT include those in preparation);
      • if relevant, IELTS (Academic), TOEFL (Paper-based), TOEFL (Internet-based) or Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test in the 24 months preceding this application you will be required to supply a copy of your English Language Proficiency test results scanned copy of Certificate (if your degrees were NOT taught in English; if the latter applies, please provide proof that the degrees were taught in English in their entirety).

    2. Upon receipt of confirmation of willingness to supervise from Assocuate Prof. Bi, proceed to apply formally to admission to the University and a scholarship using the standard application form, which can be found at domestic students or international students. In the application, you must:

      • indicate clearly you are applying for the IPE-CAS/UoA scholarship; and
      • attach the confirmation e-mail from Associate Prof. Bi (no application will proceed without this).

    If you wish to know more about any of the projects before applying for a scholarship, you should feel free to contact one or both of the principal supervisors listed for the project.

    The scholarships are open to both domestic and international students. Recipients of the scholarships:

      • will be full-time students of The University of Adelaide and will be awarded a University of Adelaide PhD degree upon successfully meeting requirements of the degree;
      • will spend at least two years fulltime equivalent at The University of Adelaide in Adelaide, and not less than 12 months at IPE-CAS, in one or more blocks of time fulltime equivalent at the Institute for Process Engineering in Beijing;
      • will receive a stipend at the APA/IGRS rate (set to be $26,288 in 2016 tax-free) whilst residing in Australia, IPE-CAS will be wholly responsible for the student’s cost of accommodation and other living expense while in Beijing;
      • will have the fees for the PhD degree waived;
      • will, for international students, have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) covered for the period of candidature; and
      • will have access to all standard facilities and other standard services enjoyed by PhD students at The University of Adelaide and the Institute for Process Engineering.

    The projects on offer for 2017 are:

      • Hydrodynamics of a solar hybridised dual fluidised-bed gasifier. Primary supervisors are Professor Peter Ashman and Professor Suojiang Zhang. The aim of this project is to assess the hydrodynamics of cold flow model of a solar hybridised dual fluidized-bed gasifier.
      • Peptide-drug conjugate for long-acting and targeting drug delivery. Primary supervisors are Associate Professor Jingxiu Bi and Professor Yongdong Liu. The aim of this project is to develop a novel targeting drug delivery system based on peptide-drug conjugates.
      • Polyionic liquids as new materials for desalination. Primary supervisors are Professor Sheng Dai and Professor Xiangping Zhang. The aim of this project is to develop novel applications of ionic liquids in water treatment.
      • Design of Photocatalysts for Solar Hydrogen Production: from Fundamentals to Practice. Primary supervisors are Prof Shizhang Qiao and Professor Dan Wang. The aim of this project is to design and fabricate nano-structured photocatalysts, with high performance and low cost for solar hydrogen production via photocatalytic water splitting.
      • Nanobiocatalytic Preparation of Chitooligosccharidesas and Their Biological Function. Primary supervisors are Dr Hu Zhang and Professor Yuguang Du. The aim of this project is to prerpare a range of chitooligosaccharides with a controlled degree of polymerization through enzymatic hydrolusis of chitosan. The biological functions of these products will be evaluated.

    Further information available on the Beacon Scholarships website.

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ECMS - Supplementary/Top-up HDR Scholarships
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  • Automatic Classification of Targets in High Resolution Radar Imagery Top-up Scholarship

    The research will be focussed on the development of new advances in machine learning to improve the ability of the classification system to distinguish between different objects. A good classification system has the potential to greatly ease the operator’s workload in a maritime patrol aircraft, particularly when there are a large number of ship targets in the surveillance region. The Defence Science and Technology Group (DST Group) has an existing research program in this area, and is looking for ways to improve the performance of their system. Potential research directions include:

    • Machine learning techniques with relatively small amounts of data,
    • Matching of radar imagery against templates derived from CAD models Methods for combining different classifiers or their outputs.
    • Use of metadata or contextual information.

    Support: By working with DST Group, there will be access to real ship imagery to develop ideas and a copy of the existing classifier software as a baseline to evaluate the performance of any newly developed classification schemes.

    We offer a $5K top-up for 3 years plus up to $10k for travel support. Applicant would need to be an Australian citizen.

    Enquiries:
    Dr Brian Ng
    School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    Tel (08) 8313 5054

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  • Beat the News Top-up Scholarship

    Applications are invited for the following seven top-up scholarships leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the School of Mathematical Sciences.

    The scholarship is supported by Data to Decisions CRC as part of their “Beat the News” program.

    Fields of Study: Applied mathematics and statistics, data science, disease, election and civil unrest prediction, computer science. Specific project descriptions are available as BTN005-BTN011.

    Eligibility: Domestic and international candidates may apply. Applicants must fulfill the PhD admission criteria for the University of Adelaide, including English language requirements, and demonstrate excellent capacity and potential for research.

    Stipend: The top-up scholarship will be for three years, with the possibility of an additional six months of extension (conditions apply) and has a stipend of $15,000 per annum. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.

    Enquiries: Lewis Mitchell (http://maths.adelaide.edu.au/lewis.mitchell/), School of Mathematical Sciences, Tel (08) 8313 5424, or Email lewis.mitchell@adelaide.edu.au

    Applying: Application for Admission must be submitted using the Online Application Form.

    Please email a summary of your application for admission to Lewis Mitchell with "Application for D2D BTN**** PhD Scholarship" (BTN005-BTN011) in the subject heading.

    You can request a copy of your application summary by emailing Scholarships with the subject heading 'Request for application summary'.

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  • CSIRO Postgraduate Supplementary Scholarship

    Open to PhD students who hold or expect to hold a First Class Honours or equivalent. Students must also expect to receive an Research Training Program Scholarship or equivalent scholarship commencing in 2016. Full Scholarships may be available in certain circumstances.

    Further information and applications available from the CSIRO website.

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  • The Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund Research Supplementary Scholarships

    Encouraging scientific study, research and education in disciplines related to aeronautics and aerospace technology.

    In 1986 Lady (Anita) Smith, widow of Sir Keith Smith, bequeathed her entire estate to the establishment of the Sir Ross & Sir Keith Smith Fund and directed that the income of the Fund be applied in perpetuity for "advancement in the State of South Australia of the science of aeronautics and of education therein".

    Lady Smith recognised the need to stimulate local knowledge and innovation in aerospace technology. Her vision encompassed "each and every aspect of all means of human conveyance or transportation through the air and inner and outer space".

    Australian Executor Trustees is the Trustee of the Sir Ross & Sir Keith Smith Fund. A specialist Advisory Committee provides continuing guidance to the Trustee to ensure that the objectives of the Fund are being achieved. The Trustee undertakes exclusive or joint funding of:

    • Appropriate education or research programmes in approved tertiary institutions
    • Scholarships or fellowships for approved research
    • Sponsorship funds for activities which promote aerospace technology and education

    Value: The value and tenure of each award is determined by the Sir Ross and Sir Keith Fund Advisory Committee. Awards up to $5,000 per annum for up to three years for PhD students, or up to two years for Masters by Research students.

    Applications: Applications for supplementary scholarships are invited half yearly. Applications may be considered by the Sir Ross and Sir Keith Fund Advisory Committee at each of the half yearly meetings. Applications should be received by:

    • the last week of March (for consideration at the June meeting)
    • the last week of September (for consideration at the December meeting)

    Please see the Sir Ross and Sir Keith Fund for further details about eligibility and for application forms.

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  • Water Research Australia PhD and Masters Scholarship

    WaterRA is a not-for-profit member based organisation that facilitates water research on a national level throughout Australia.

    WaterRA offers PhD and Masters scholarship packages which include top-up stipend $5,000 pa and operating allowance. Additional benefits include professional development, industry exposure, member engagement, orientation event, an introduction to AWA and YWP networks and a mentor.

    Applications are open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Australia. International applicants may apply if they are in receipt of a Research Training Program Scholarship or Adelaide Scholarship International.

    For further information and application form visit the WaterRA website.

    Contact and Enquiries

    Carolyn Bellamy
    Program Manager – Education
    tel. 08 7424 2443
    Carolyn.bellamy@waterra.com.au

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  • Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering

    Candidates for an AINSE Postgraduate Research supplement must be nominated by the Australian or New Zealand university where PhD enrolment is held or proposed for tenure commencing before 30 June of the year of application. The university must be a member of AINSE. Responsibility for establishing taxation liability lies with the recipient.

    Conditions Apply: Please refer to the AINSE website for information on who is eligible and how to apply. All PGRA applications must be submitted via the AINSE Portal

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  • Lady Anita Smith PhD Sponsorship

    The Lady Anita Smith PhD Sponsorship will be available to students enrolled in a PhD program at the University of Adelaide undertaking research in aerospace related topics and meeting the following objectives of the Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund (“the Smith Fund”) : "advancement in the State of South Australia of the science of aeronautics and of education therein".

    The purpose of The Lady Anita Smith Sponsorship is to provide funding for PhD students to travel overseas to a university, institute or company. The travel must benefit their PhD research project.  Applicants must be Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Australia.

    The holder of the Sponsorship must be enrolled as a full-time PhD candidate and must have successfully completed their CCSP before the intended travel date.  Postgraduate students intending to go abroad for research purposes will need to make separate application for Study Leave. Applications are available from http://www.adelaide.edu.au/graduatecentre/forms/candidature-management

    The duration and value of the Sponsorship will be determined by the Trustee in accordance with advice of the Specialist Advisory Committee, however it will not normally exceed one years duration nor $15,000 in total.

    Further information including application details can be found at http://www.smithfund.org.au

    Rules

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  • Wentworth Group Science Programme Scholarship

    The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists is offering scholarships to Australian postgraduate students to assist them in bridging the gap between science and public policy.

    Since its inception in 2002, the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists has been active in advancing solutions to secure the long term health of Australia’s environment.

    Comprised of eminent scientists and thinkers, the Group has three core objectives:

    • Driving innovation in the management of Australia’s land, water, coasts and biodiversity;
    • Engaging business, community and political leaders in a dialogue to find and implement solutions to the challenge of environmental stewardship facing the future of Australian society; and
    • Building capacity by mentoring and supporting young natural resources scientists and resource economists to develop their skills and understanding of public policy.

    These scholarships are intended to inspire and motivate. Students studying science, economics, geography, philosophy, law and/or engineering (especially those majoring in environmental science/studies/management/law or ecology) are encouraged to apply.

    The scholarship funds will cover participation at a Wentworth Group Master Class in May 2017.

    Note – the scholarship cannot be used as a stipend

    We are seeking students committed to advancing solutions that will secure the long term health of Australia’s land, water, coasts and biodiversity.

    Application forms
    For further details, please email admin@wentworthgroup.org

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  • Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship Program

    The Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowships were established in 1938 in honour of Amelia Earhart, famed pilot and Zonta club member. The Fellowships are granted annually to women pursuing graduate Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences and aerospace-related engineering.

    The Amelia Earhart Fellowships are awarded annually to women pursuing a Ph.D./doctoral degree in aerospace-related sciences and aerospace-related engineering. The Fellowship of US$10,000 may be used at any university or college offering accredited postgraduate courses and degrees. Students must be registered in a full-time Ph.D./doctoral program when funds are received in September and December.

    For more information about eligibility requirements and how to apply visit the Zonta International website

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Health Sciences

Higher Degree by Research Scholarships: Full | Supplementary/Top-up | Other

Health Sciences - Full HDR Scholarships
  • Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Foundation

    Round 2 of the Dementia Grants Program will offer:

    • Three x AADRF PhD Scholarships (New PhD students in any area of Dementia research - enrolled or intending to enrol) @ $30,000 per annum (for 3 years)
    • One x AADRF Consumer Priority PhD Scholarship (New PhD students - enrolled or intending to enrol) @ $30,000 per annum (for 3 years)
      • Loss, bereavement and grief in dementia: The impact on the person with dementia, carers and families
      • Dementia in acute care

    Further information available from Dementia Research Foundation website

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  • Australian Pain Society/Australian Pain Relief Association Seqirus PhD Scholarship 2016

    The Australian Pain Society (APS), Australian Pain Relief Association (APRA) and sponsor Seqirus announce a PhD Scholarship for June 2016-July 2019.

    The award is to enable full time research leading to a Doctor of Philosophy or equivalent:

    • Three years FULL TIME study
    • At any recognised Australian University
    • The applicant must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
    • The applicant and his/her supervisor must be members of the APS; and
    • The funded project can be related to any aspect of the mechanisms, diagnosis or treatment of acute or chronic pain. 

    Please note that your application requires certification by the Adelaide Graduate Centre. Please allow sufficient time for obtaining signatures prior to funding body deadline.

    PhD Scholarship Application forms are available online from The Australian Pain Society website.

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  • Australian Psychological Society (APS) Bursaries for Postgraduate Psychology Students of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Descent

    Applications are now open for the 2017 Bendi Lango initiative, established by the Australian Psychological Society (APS) to support postgraduate psychology students of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent.

    Since 2006 the APS has assisted seven Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander postgraduate psychology students, initially with funds raised from the Bendi Lango series of art exhibitions organised by former President Amanda Gordon. In 2011 this initiative was formalised as a fund for tax-deductible donations. These member donations have exceeded $30,000 in both 2011 and 2012, providing strong endorsement for the Indigenous Education and Employment component of the APS Reconciliation Action Plan.

    The establishment of the bursaries is one response to the need to boost the growth in the numbers of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander psychologists if we are to approach parity (2.5% of the Australian population and the profession) this century. Over the 20 years to 2007 an average of only 2 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander psychologists joined the profession per year, but that rate has now begun to accelerated, bringing the current total to approximately 60 registered psychologists.

    A selection committee will recommend the recipient(s) to the APS Board on the basis of merit and demonstrated financial need, together with confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identity, and proof of offer and acceptance, or enrolment, into a program of study accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

    For additional information and an application form for the 2017 scholarship visit the Australian Psychological Society website or by email

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  • Australian Rotary Health PhD Scholarships

    Applicants must be an Australian citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, or New Zealand citizen, and not be under bond to any foreign government in order to be eligible. Evidence of citizenship (citizenship certificate, birth certificate, passport) or residential status must accompany this application.

    Only applicants about to commence a PhD in mid-2016 to early-2017 are eligible to apply.

    Applicants enrolled in a combined degree are not eligible to apply (e.g., PhD/ Masters).  Applicant’s receiving additional stipend funding, such as an RTPS or NHMRC scholarship, are not eligible to apply.

    Value: $29,000 pa.  Australian Rotary Health provides $18,000 per annum and your University/Institute, Department/School or Laboratory provides $11,000 per annum for the duration of the 3 year scholarship.  The award will be made for one year in the first instance but can be extended for a maximum of three and a half years (total) upon receipt of satisfactory annual progress reports.

    Please see the Australian Rotary Health website for further details and application forms

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  • Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Research Scholarship

    Applicants must meet the following criteria:

    • be a member of the Cardiac Society of Australian
    • be a permanent resident of Australia or NZ
    • research to be carried out in Australia or NZ
    • enrolled full-time for a PhD or equivalent degree based on the work of the scholarship

    Funding is available for 1 year.

    Further information, application form and referees report forms.

    Application Process: Applications may be submitted electronically via email or via hardcopy. Please refer to General information document for further details.  Please note, that applications must be signed off by the Adelaide Graduate Centre prior to deadline and submission to CSANZ.

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  • Chiropractic Australia and ANZMUSC PhD Scholarship

    ANZMUSC is pleased to announce the development of a new PhD scholarship thanks to the generous support of Chiropractic Australia and COCA Research Pty Ltd. This joint initiative will enable a PhD student with a background in chiropractic or osteopathy to work on a project led by an ANZMUSC member.

    A list of projects currently available can be found on the ANZMUSC Website.

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  • Indigenous Scholarship - PhD Scholarship - School of Public Health Hearing their Voices: Advance Care Planning within Australian Indigenous Communities School of Public Health

    Applications are invited for the following scholarship leading to the degree PhD in the School of Public Health.

    The scholarship is supported by The University of Adelaide and the Northern Communities Health Foundation.

    Field of Study: We are seeking an Indigenous PhD candidate to be involved in an investigation of policy and practice pertaining to the National Framework for Advance Care Directives (2011), particularly regarding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in South Australia. High levels of chronic disease combined with an ageing population create an urgent need to ensure the provision of culturally appropriate end-of-life care within these communities.

    The project will utilise inclusive engagement processes to provide insights into participant values, preferences, and current practices with regard to advance care planning, identifying how policy-makers might engage appropriately with Indigenous communities for ACP specifically, and sensitive policy issues, more generally. Data will be collected through a series of community consultations, focus groups, and interviews, which will be recorded, transcribed, and thematically analysed.

    This project is part of a larger study, funded by an NHMRC Partnership Grant (APP113340: Investigating the inclusion of vulnerable populations in Advance Care Planning: Developing complex and sensitive public policy) in partnership with

    • Aged and Community Services SA & NT Inc Alzheimer’s Australia SA
    • SA Health
    • Law Society of Australia
    • Modbury Hospital Foundation
    • Multicultural Communities Council of SA
    • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network
    • Northern Health Network
    • Northern Communities Health Foundation
    • Palliative Care SA

    The scholarship will be suitable for Indigenous students with an Honours degree or equivalent in the social sciences, public health, psychology, ethics, philosophy, or any other relevant disciple.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders, and acceptable as candidates for a PhD degree at the University of Adelaide. Stipend: The scholarship will be for 3 years (with a possible extension of 6 months) and has a stipend of at $42,682 per annum. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.

    Enquiries: Dr Jaklin Eliott
    School of Public Health
    Tel (08) 8313 3855

    Applying: Application for Admission must be submitted using the Online Application Form.

    Please email a summary of your application for admission to Jaklin Eliott with “Advance Care Planning within Australian Indigenous Communities Application for PhD Scholarship” in the subject heading.

    You can request a copy of your application summary by emailing Scholarships with the subject heading 'Request for application summary'.

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  • Lady Barr Smith Memorial Fund For Cancer Research

    The Lady Barr Smith Memorial Fund for Cancer Research financially supports Postgraduate research candidates with a top up scholarship or with a grant to support their research work.

    Eligibility: Postgraduate research students from the Faculty of Health Sciences or the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology in the Faculty of Sciences undertaking research in the causes, prevention, treatment and relief of cancer are eligible to apply.

    Eligible candidates are invited to apply for the Lady Barr Smith Scholarship or Grant for Cancer Research.  Candidates can choose to apply for a top up scholarship or a research grant to support their research candidature.

    Funding: Lady Barr Smith Scholarship for Cancer Research:  The scholarship will be paid to the value of $11,000 per year payable as fortnightly instalments.

    Lady Barr Smith Grant for Cancer Research:  The grant is to support the research work of a PhD student with the purchase of equipment, consumables, conference attendance or travel required for the research project.  The value of a grant shall be up to $11,000 paid as a lump sum payment per year to the applicant’s relevant research project account.

    The scholarship and grant are tenable for two years in the first instance.  On application by a scholar, tenure of the scholarship may, on the recommendation of the Research Strategy Committee, be extended for a third year.

    Enquiries:
    Email the Faculty of Health Sciences Research Education team.

    Please email your application form and supporting documents to fhsresed@adelaide.edu.au by CoB on Friday 29 July 2016.

    Application is open to Postgraduate research students undertaking research in the causes, prevention, treatment and relief of cancer.

    Guidelines
    Application Form

     

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  • Lions Medical Research Foundation Scholarship

    The Lions Medical Research Foundation Inc Scholarship is to support PhD students enrolled in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences working in the areas of cardiovascular, cancer and chronic lifestyle disease.

    Selection Criteria: Selection will be made on the basis of academic merit, research potential and relevance of the research relating to cardiovascular, cancer and chronic lifestyle disease.

    The recipient of the scholarship(s) will be determined by a selection panel consisting of representatives from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Research Committee.  The panel’s recommendations will be submitted to the Lions Medical Research Foundation Inc for final approval.

    If there are no candidates of sufficient merit in any given year, the scholarship(s) will not be awarded in that year.

    Financial Support: The scholarship(s) and its value are subject to the availability of funds.  In the current round, up to $35,000 per annum will be available to be awarded at the discretion of the Lions Medical Research Foundation Inc as either one full scholarship or top-up scholarships.  In addition, the Lions Medical Research Foundation Inc will consider awarding $2,000 per annum for approved expenses to attend international conferences.

    The scholarship(s) are for 3 years with the possibility of a negotiated six month extension.

    Conditions: The recipient of the scholarship(s) will be expected to provide reasonable assistance in promoting the research endeavours of the Faculty and to ensure all research undertaken during PhD candidature makes reference to the Lions Medical Research Foundation Inc Scholarship.

    How to Apply: Completed application forms and supporting documents should be forwarded electronically, in one pdf file, to fhsresed@adelaide.edu.au.

    Enquires should be directed to the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Research Education team at fhsresed@adelaide.edu.au

    Application Form (doc)
    Application Form (pdf)

     

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  • MOVE Muscle, Bone and Joint Health - formerly Arthritis Victoria PhD Scholarships

    Applications are open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Australia wishing to undertake a PhD at an Australian university.  Applicants must have obtained an Australian Bachelor degree with Honours (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant area of study including science, medicine or health related field within the last five years of obtaining that qualification. This period of time includes career breaks and working in other fields or abroad.

    Tenure

    3 years full-time study. Part-time awards are not currently being offered.

    Stipend:

    $30,000 per annum

    Further details and application forms are available from:  http://www.move.org.au/Research/For-Researchers/PhD-Scholarships

    Applications must be signed by Rachel Harvey, Senior Scholarships and Finance Officer or Alison Birbeck, Senior Scholarships and Finance Officer, located in the AGC, Level 2, Schulz Building, prior to submission to MOVE.

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  • National Heart Foundation of Australia Postgraduate Research Scholarship

    Health Professional Scholarships

    The Health Professional Scholarship encourages health professionals to undertake a PhD in an area of cardiovascular research including biomedical, clinical, public health and health services research.  

    Any health professional engaged in cardiovascular health practice is eligible to apply.  This includes (but is not limited to) general practitioners, clinicians, cardiologists, nurses, physiotherapists, pharmacists and other allied health professionals.

    Eligibility criteria: Any health professional (including allied health professionals and health service managers) who wish to conduct a PhD in cardiovascular health research.  Only applicants who have yet to commence their PhD (or equivalent), or who have completed less than 12 months FTE at time of application are eligible to apply.  For new commencers, your commencement date must be before 30 June 2018.

    Duration: 3 years, subject to annual review

    Value: Stipend of up to $40,000 pro rata per annum

    Application Process

    Application is now via an Online Application process.  Details are available from https://www.heartfoundation.org.au/research/apply-for-funding/health-professional-scholarships 

    PLEASE NOTE:  WORD DOCUMENT OF APPLICATION IS NOT TO BE USED

    Please note: Although the advertised closing date on the NHF website is 23 June 2017, you must submit your completed application to the Adelaide Graduate Centre by 16 June 2017, in order for your application to be eligible for submission to NHF. Applications submitted to Adelaide Graduate Centre after 16 June 2017 may not be accepted.

    Australian Indigenous Scholarships

    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.

    Study may be in any area that is relevant to cardiovascular health in an area of cardiovascular research including biomedical, clinical, public health and health services 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.

    Eligibility criteria: Only applicants who have yet to commence their PhD (or equivalent), or who have completed less than 12 months FTE at time of application are eligible to apply.  For new commencers, your commencement date must be before 30 June 2018.  Applicants must provide proof of Aboriginality via a ‘Letter of Confirmation’. Whilst not needed as part of the application process, proof will be required before funding commences.

    Duration: Up to 2 years for Masters and up to 3 years for PhD

    Value: Stipend of $40,000 pro rata per annum

    Submission of Application

    Application is now via an Online Application process.  Details are available from https://www.heartfoundation.org.au/research/apply-for-funding/australian-indigenous-scholarships

    PLEASE NOTE:  WORD DOCUMENT OF APPLICATION IS NOT TO BE USED

    Please note: Although the advertised closing date on the NHF website is 23 June 2017, you must submit your completed application to the Adelaide Graduate Centre by 16 June 2017, in order for your application to be eligible for submission to NHF. Applications submitted to Adelaide Graduate Centre after 16 June 2017 may not be accepted.

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  • National Health and Medical Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship

    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 to develop a capacity for original independent research. This is usually achieved by NHMRC funding its scholars to attain a PhD, a PhD equivalent degree or Masters degree, all of which must be by full-time research.

    Open to Australian citizens and Permanent Residents. Please note, only apply for one Postgraduate Scholarship per application round.

    Applicants will be ineligible if at the time of application:

    1. The applicant is a current holder of an Australian Government Scholarship such as an Research Training Program Scholarship (RTPS - formerly APA);
    2. The applicant is in their final year of an honours degree;
    3. The degree proposed is not a PhD or a Research Masters degree;
    4. The proposed degree is not a research degree;
    5. If the applicant has previously been funded for an NHMRC PGRS, even if the PGS had not been completed; or
    6. The applicant has completed more than 24 months of their PhD candidature as at 1 January 2018 (or 12 months of their Masters candidature if applying for a Masters Postgraduate Scholarship from 1 January 2018).

    Full details available from NHMRC Website and Scheme specific instructions.

    The Office of Research Development & Research Education, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences offers an advisory service to Health Science students to assist with application development and RGMS navigation prior to the internal closing date of 24 May 2017.  Inquiries/appointments should be directed to:

    Roy Sneddon
    Senior Education Support Officer
    The Office of Research Development & Research Education
    Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
    Level 3, Medical School South, Frome Rd
    Phone:  8313 9996
    Email:  fhsresed@adelaide.edu.au

    Applications, including referees reports, must be submitted via RGMS and be ready for RAO certification (via Adelaide Graduate Centre)  before COB Wednesday 24 May 2017 for endorsement.  Please provide snapshots (from RGMS) of your application to the AGC by this date also.  It is noted that this date is earlier than the NHMRC closing in order for applications to be assessed and eligibility checked prior to submission to NHMRC.

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  • Prostate Cancer Research PhD Scholarship

    Applications are invited for the following scholarship leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the School of Medicine.

    Up to three PhD scholarships, linked to a Revolutionary Team Award Grant from Movember and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia, are available for research investigating lipid metabolism in prostate cancer and the development of lipid-based disease biomarkers.

    The projects will be undertaken in the Prostate Cancer Research Group, located in the Cancer Theme at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute. Headed by Associate Professor Lisa Butler, the group leads an international collaboration of scientists and clinicians based in Australia, the USA and Belgium, and is investigating how alterations in lipid metabolism can be used to improve prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment. The successful candidate(s) will be encouraged to participate in these collaborations and will have the opportunity to spend time overseas during their candidature, including at least one international conference.

    The projects on offer range from molecular biology and tumour biology studies, to lipidomics and bioinformatics. The group utilises a number of pre-clinical model systems including cell lines, animal models and human tissue explants. More information on the projects.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian Citizens or permanent residents of Australia who are acceptable as candidates for a PhD degree at the University of Adelaide and hold a first-class Honours degree in a relevant science-related discipline.

    Stipend: The scholarship will be for a 3-yr period with a stipend equivalent to the Research Training Program Scholarship ($26,682 per annum in 2017). If the student is successful in obtaining an Research Training Program Scholarship they will be eligible for a competitive top-up stipend ($10,000 per annum). It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.

    Enquiries:
    Associate Professor Lisa Butler
    School of Medicine
    Telephone: 08 8128 4360
    Email

    Applying: Application for Admission must be submitted using the Online Application Form

    Please email a summary of your application for admission to Associate Professor Lisa Butler with “Application for PhD Scholarship in Prostate Cancer Research” in the subject heading.

    You can request a copy of your application summary by emailing Scholarships with the subject heading 'Request for application summary'.

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  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians Research Entry Scholarships

    The RACP endeavours to assist Fellows and trainees who are keen to undertake research projects or have a career involved in research, by offering grants, scholarships and fellowships, which provide financial support.  These Scholarships assist Fellows and trainees who are at the start of their research careers and who are enrolled, or about to enrol in a Masters, PhD or equivalent research higher degree and who are without stipend.

    Details of scholarships currently open are available on the Royal Australasian College of Physicians website.

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  • Bertha Sudholz Research Scholarship

    The Bertha Sudholz Research Scholarship is a one-off (for one year only) top-up scholarship for a domestic PhD student in the Adelaide Medical School studying diseases of the ear, nose and throat.

    This scholarship is funded by the bequest of Bertha Sudholz.

    Selection Criteria: Selection will be made on the basis of academic merit, research potential and relevance of the research relating to diseases of the ear, nose and throat.

    Financial Support: The value of the scholarship is $5,000 for one year.

    Conditions: The recipient of the prize will be expected to provide reasonable assistance in promoting the research endeavours of the Faculty and to ensure all research undertaken during PhD candidature makes reference to the Bertha Sudholz Research Scholarship.

    How to Apply: Completed application forms and supporting documents should be forwarded electronically, in one pdf file, to fhsresed@adelaide.edu.au by COB on Friday 2 June 2017.

    Further Enquiries: Enquires should be directed to the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Research Education team at fhsresed@adelaide.edu.au

    Application Form

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  • Betty Hartmann Leukaemia Research Supplementary Scholarship

    The Betty Hartmann Leukaemia Research Supplementary Scholarship is top-up scholarship for a commencing PhD student in the School of Medicine undertaking a program of research relating to the disease of Leukaemia. Selection will be made on the basis of academic merit, research potential and relevance of the research relating to the disease of Leukaemia. Applicants must have commenced their PhD no earlier than 1 January 2016.

    Value: $2,000 per annum (tax-free) for 3 years

    Enquiries: should be directed
    Kate Chadwick
    Faculty of Health Sciences
    Level 2
    Barr Smith South Building

    Application form and Guidelines

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  • CRC for Cell Therapy Manufacturing Scholarship - Cell and Molecular Immunology/Molecular Biology/Biomaterials/Immunotherapy Supplementary Scholarship

    This CRC for Cell Therapy Manufacturing (CTM CRC) supplementary scholarship provides support to a PhD student undertaking the research project, “Molecular Engineering of Immunotherapeutic Cells” at the Robinson Research Institute, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Adelaide. A full list of current PhD projects eligible for CTM CRC supplementary scholarships is available at the CTM CRC Website.

    Field of Study: Cell and molecular immunology, molecular biology, biomaterials, immunotherapy.

    Eligibility: Domestic and international students who are accepted as candidates for a Doctor of Philosophy degree at the University of Adelaide may apply. Candidates for the CTM CRC supplementary scholarship are required to obtain an Research Training Program Scholarship, International Postgraduate Research Scholarship, or an equivalent competitive award which provides tuition fees and a living stipend.

    Stipend: The CTM CRC supplementary scholarship will be for 3 years and provides a top-up stipend of $8,000 per annum, operating funds of $15,000 per annum, and a training package valued at $5,000 per annum. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.

    Enquiries
    Associate Professor Simon Barry
    Discipline of Paediatrics
    University of Adelaide
    Tel (08) 8161 6562

    OR

    Dr Andrew Milligan
    Program Leader, Education & Training
    Cell Therapy Manufacturing CRC
    Tel (08) 8302 3642

    Applying: Application for Admission and Scholarship to the University of Adelaide must be submitted using the Online Application Form.

    Instructions for applying for the CTM CRC supplementary scholarship are available at the CTM CRC website.

    Both applications must be submitted by 31 October 2016.

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  • Florey Medical Research Foundation Project Grant in Cancer Research The Doctor Chun Chung Wong and Madam So Lau Lam Memorial Postgraduate Cancer Research Supplementary Scholarship

    The Doctor Chun Chung Wong and Madam So Lau Lam Memorial Postgraduate Cancer Research Supplementary Scholarship

    The Doctor Chun Chung Wong and Madam So Sau Lam Memorial Postgraduate Cancer Research Top Up Scholarship is to benefit students who are currently enrolled through a School in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Adelaide and are undertaking scientific research with an impact on the treatment of cancer.

    Eligibility: This scholarship is open to 2nd and 3rd year postgraduate students undertaking cancer research in a School in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Adelaide who have received a Research Training Program Scholarship (RTPS), an Adelaide Graduate Research Scholarship (AGRS), an Adelaide Scholarship International (ASI) or any merit based scholarship.  Preference will be given to students who are not holding an additional top up or supplementary scholarship.

    Applicants are expected to consult with their proposed supervisor prior to submitting the application.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Quality and feasibility of the research proposal;
    • Referee report from the supervisor;
    • Applicant Curriculum Vitae.

    If in a particular year there are insufficient numbers of candidates or candidates of sufficient merit, the funding for the Postgraduate Top Up Scholarship shall not be awarded and will be carried forward to the consecutive year to enable an increased number of scholarships.

    This Postgraduate Top Up Scholarship shall be awarded to the successful applicant by the Florey Medical Research Foundation, University of Adelaide.

    Applications will be assessed by the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Research Committee.

    Financial Support: An annual top up of $7,000 to be paid in fortnightly stipends will be provided to the successful applicant for the tenure of one year.  Successful candidates from previous years are welcome to reapply each year of their candidature.

    Conditions: The successful applicants will acknowledge the funding and support provided by the donor and managed by the Florey Medical Research Foundation in all forms of publications and media promotions relating to the work conducted as part of the Postgraduate Top Up Scholarship.

    The successful applicant will be required to provide an initial project description (200 word report) and a photograph of themselves (in jpg format) to be used for promotional purposes.  The report is to be forwarded to the Florey Medical Research Foundation within one month of commencement of the research project.  The report and photograph may be used for media, fundraising, public relations purposes and must be in a language that the general public can understand.  The report should also contain any potential benefits of the research activities to the community, conference attendances, publications, awards received and any community work that has been undertaken by the successful applicant.  (A University of Adelaide Photo Release Form will be forwarded for your signature.)

    How to Apply: Completed application forms and supporting documents should be forwarded electronically, in one pdf file, to fhsresed@adelaide.edu.au by COB on Friday 2 June 2017.

    Further Enquiries: Enquires should be directed to the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Research Education team at fhsresed@adelaide.edu.au

    Application Form

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  • Fraser Mustard Centre PhD top-up Scholarship 2017

    Fraser Mustard Centre, a research collaboration between the Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) and the Telethon Kids Institute named in recognition of Dr Fraser Mustard's contribution to child development in South Australia, is offering one 3 year PhD Top-Up Scholarship, valued at $12,000 pa (consisting of an $8,000 pa stipend and $4,000 pa in research support) to an outstanding student who is passionate about improving developmental, health, and educational outcomes for children and young people.

    The successful PhD candidate will be co-supervised by the Telethon Kids Institute and they will be expected to spend some of their time at the centre working on their PhD.  The following are areas of interest, but all topics will be considered:

    • The impact of home language environment on development
    • Measurement of student wellbeing and engagement in South Australian schools (Positive Education/Psychology)
    • Longitudinal analyses of developmental/educational trajectories utilising linked administrative data sets

    See flyer for further information

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  • Prostate Cancer Research PhD Scholarship

    Applications are invited for the following scholarship leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the School of Medicine.

    Up to three PhD scholarships, linked to a Revolutionary Team Award Grant from Movember and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia, are available for research investigating lipid metabolism in prostate cancer and the development of lipid-based disease biomarkers.

    The projects will be undertaken in the Prostate Cancer Research Group, located in the Cancer Theme at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute. Headed by Associate Professor Lisa Butler, the group leads an international collaboration of scientists and clinicians based in Australia, the USA and Belgium, and is investigating how alterations in lipid metabolism can be used to improve prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment. The successful candidate(s) will be encouraged to participate in these collaborations and will have the opportunity to spend time overseas during their candidature, including at least one international conference.

    The projects on offer range from molecular biology and tumour biology studies, to lipidomics and bioinformatics. The group utilises a number of pre-clinical model systems including cell lines, animal models and human tissue explants. More information on the projects.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian Citizens or permanent residents of Australia who are acceptable as candidates for a PhD degree at the University of Adelaide and hold a first-class Honours degree in a relevant science-related discipline.

    Stipend: The scholarship will be for a 3-yr period with a stipend equivalent to the Research Training Program Scholarship ($26,682 per annum in 2017). If the student is successful in obtaining an Research Training Program Scholarship they will be eligible for a competitive top-up stipend ($10,000 per annum). It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.

    Enquiries:
    Associate Professor Lisa Butler
    School of Medicine
    Telephone: 08 8128 4360
    Email

    Applying: Application for Admission must be submitted using the Online Application Form

    Please email a summary of your application for admission to Associate Professor Lisa Butler with “Application for PhD Scholarship in Prostate Cancer Research” in the subject heading.

    You can request a copy of your application summary by emailing Scholarships with the subject heading 'Request for application summary'.

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  • Sanfilippo Children’s Foundation Supplementary Scholarship

    Applications are invited for the following supplementary scholarship leading to the degree of PhD in the Faculty of Health Sciences or Science at the University of Adelaide.

    The scholarship is supported by the Sanfilippo Children’s Foundation: https://www.sanfilippo.org.au/

    Field of Study:  

    Proposed research projects must be relevant to the Foundation’s vision of finding a cure in time for children battling Sanfilippo Syndrome (Mucopolysaccharidosis III) today, and those born with it tomorrow.

    The Sanfilippo Children’s Foundation is particularly interested in three focus areas:

    • halt disease progression through therapies such as enzyme replacement, gene therapy and cell therapy and strategies to enhance the effectiveness of such emerging therapies
    • repair and reverse the cell damage caused by Sanfilippo which could include the application of neuroregeneration advances made for other neuro-degenerative diseases
    • improve quality of life through palliative care and symptom management specific to Sanfilippo Syndrome

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian Citizens or permanent residents of Australia who are acceptable as candidates for a PhD degree at the University of Adelaide and who have been awarded a major scholarship (RTPS, University of Adelaide Divisional Scholarship or equivalent).

    Stipend:  The scholarship will be for up to 3 years and has a stipend of $5000 per annum. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.

    Enquiries: Dr Kristina Elvidge, Research & Grants Manager, Sanfilippo Children’s Foundation research@sanfilippo.org.au

    Applying: Application for Admission must be submitted using the Online Application Form available at: https://hdrapp.adelaide.edu.au/auth/login

    Please email a summary of your application for admission to Dr Kristina Elvidge, Research & Grants Manager research@sanfilippo.org.au with “Application for Sanfilippo Children’s Foundation PhD Scholarship” in the subject heading.

    You can request a copy of your application summary by emailing scholarships@adelaide.edu.au with the subject heading 'Request for application summary'.

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  • Data to Decisions CRC Postgraduate Research Scholarships

    Expressions of Interest for the Data to Decisions CRC PhD Research Scholarships are invited from outstanding students to undertake PhD studies with the Data to Decisions CRC (D2D CRC).

    D2D CRC PhD Research Scholarships have been established to encourage outstanding PhD students to undertake research programs in various areas.

    Full details available at : D2D CRC website

    The D2D CRC will develop new PhD trained data scientists and socio-legal policy specialists to meet the Big Data challenge for Australian Industry and Government and be industry job ready at their completion.

    Further information including eligibility criteria, scholarship benefits and details of how to apply can be found on the D2D CRC website or by contacting:


    Megan Prideaux
    Education & Training Manager
    Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre
    Tel: 08 83028984
    Email

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  • Lionel Murphy Foundation

    The Lionel Murphy Foundation will provide postgraduate scholarships to Australian citizens or Permanent Residents of Australia, tenable at any Australian tertiary institution, valued at $40,000pa.  Also available are overseas postgraduate scholarships, tenable at an overseas institution and valued at $40,000pa. 

    Applicants should have completed, or be about to complete, an undergraduate degree in science, law or legal studies, or other appropriate discipline from an Australian tertiary institution, and intend to pursue a postgraduate degree in science, law or legal studies, or other appropriate  discipline.

    Application Process:  Further details of research areas and application forms are available from the Foundation Website.

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  • Data to Decisions CRC Postgraduate Research Scholarships

    Expressions of Interest for the Data to Decisions CRC PhD Research Scholarships are invited from outstanding students to undertake PhD studies with the Data to Decisions CRC (D2D CRC).

    D2D CRC PhD Research Scholarships have been established to encourage outstanding PhD students to undertake research programs in various areas.

    Full details available at : D2D CRC website

    The D2D CRC will develop new PhD trained data scientists and socio-legal policy specialists to meet the Big Data challenge for Australian Industry and Government and be industry job ready at their completion.

    Further information including eligibility criteria, scholarship benefits and details of how to apply can be found on the D2D CRC website or by contacting:


    Megan Prideaux
    Education & Training Manager
    Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre
    Tel: 08 83028984
    Email

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  • The Grain Producers SA Agriculture Scholarship

    Applications are invited for the following scholarship leading to the degree of PhD – Global Food Studies in the Discipline of Global Food Studies, Faculty of Professions.

    The scholarship is supported by The Grain Producers SA (GPSA); supporting the Peter Waite Scholarship for Excellence in Agriculture initiative.

    Field of Study: Field of studies includes agricultural economics, natural resource economics, behavioural economics and applied economics.

    Eligibility: Applications are open to both domestic and international applicants who are acceptable as candidates for a PhD degree at the University of Adelaide. Candidates will also qualify for, and need to apply for a Divisional scholarship in the Faculty of Professions in the Mid- Year round closing 31 May 2017. These scholarships have a stipend of $26,682per annum (2017 rate) tax free for up to 3 years (indexed annually).

    GPSA Stipend: The GPSA supplementary scholarship will be from 2017 to 2019 and has a stipend of $20,011 pa with $9,989 per annum for research and operating funds, which is on top of the stipend from the divisional scholarship. The supplementary scholarship is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.

    Enquiries: Professor Wendy Umberger
    Global Food Studies
    Telephone: 08 83137263

    Applying: Application for Admission and Scholarship must be submitted using the Online Application Form when applications open for the 2017 Mid Year Scholarship Round - Please ensure you selection ‘Grains Producers SA Agriculture Scholarship’ from the dropdown menu.

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  • Zelling-Gray Scholarships in Law

    The Honourable Justice Tom Gray and the late Honourable Dr Howard E Zelling, AO, CBE have donated funds to the University to encourage postgraduate study in any one or more of constitutional law, administrative law, commercial law, legal history, law reform and comparative law. The University of Adelaide and The Law Foundation of South Australia have agreed to supplement the Zelling and Gray contributions, allowing the University of Adelaide to offer a scholarship to support a student studying towards a Doctor of Philosophy in Law.

    Applicants must be undertaking study in one of the above discipline areas on a full-time basis, hold a good Honours degree (or equivalent) and be acceptable for candidature at the University of Adelaide.

    The awards are subject to funding availability and suitability of applicants and the University reserves the right not to offer an award in any year.

    Value: The value of the scholarships will be determined on a case by case basis, but they are normally valued at $5000 per annum and are paid as a supplementary scholarship to a major award.

    To Apply: The awards are allocated as part of the Major Round of scholarship applications. Applicants who apply for an Research Training Program Scholarship in a relevant discipline area will be automatically considered

    See the Applications Rounds page for Major Round application dates.

    Apply using the online application form.

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  • Wentworth Group Science Programme Scholarship

    The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists is offering scholarships to Australian postgraduate students to assist them in bridging the gap between science and public policy.

    Since its inception in 2002, the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists has been active in advancing solutions to secure the long term health of Australia’s environment.

    Comprised of eminent scientists and thinkers, the Group has three core objectives:

    • Driving innovation in the management of Australia’s land, water, coasts and biodiversity;
    • Engaging business, community and political leaders in a dialogue to find and implement solutions to the challenge of environmental stewardship facing the future of Australian society; and
    • Building capacity by mentoring and supporting young natural resources scientists and resource economists to develop their skills and understanding of public policy.

    These scholarships are intended to inspire and motivate. Students studying science, economics, geography, philosophy, law and/or engineering (especially those majoring in environmental science/studies/management/law or ecology) are encouraged to apply.

    The scholarship funds will cover participation at a Wentworth Group Master Class in May 2017.

    Note – the scholarship cannot be used as a stipend

    We are seeking students committed to advancing solutions that will secure the long term health of Australia’s land, water, coasts and biodiversity.

    Application forms
    For further details, please email admin@wentworthgroup.org

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  • Alzheimer's Australia Research Dementia PhD Scholarship

    Round 2 of the Dementia Grants Program will offer:

    • Three x AADRF PhD Scholarships (New PhD students in any area of Dementia research - enrolled or intending to enrol) @ $30,000 per annum (for 3 years)
    • One x AADRF Consumer Priority PhD Scholarship (New PhD students - enrolled or intending to enrol) @ $30,000 per annum (for 3 years)
      • Loss, bereavement and grief in dementia: The impact on the person with dementia, carers and families
      • Dementia in acute care

    Further information available from Dementia Research Foundation website

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  • Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS) National Taxonomy Research Grant Program 2017/2018

    The ABRS is offering applicants starting a PhD on an Research Training Program Scholarship (RTPS) in 2016 the opportunity to top up the existing RTPS rate by $10 000 per year. The PhD research project of applicants must be focused on taxonomy or systematics analysis and address the ABRS Research Priorities. At least $5 000 of the Top-Up must be used to supplement research costs, with up to $5 000 of the Top-Up used to supplement living costs. Evidence of an RTPS and enrolment will need to be provided to the ABRS prior to or upon acceptance of an offer of a grant. RTPS Top-Up applicants must have applied for an RTPS that commences in 2016.

    Further details and the On-Line Application form.

    Applications are to be lodged via the ABRS On-line application form. Please ensure you read the ‘How to Complete an Application’ document and ‘Program Rules’ prior to commencing your application. Your application will require submission to the AGC for forwarding to ABRS. Host Institution details required in the application are as follows:
    Ms Andrea Przygonski
    Senior Scholarships and Finance Officer
    Adelaide Graduate Centre
    Level 2, Shulz Building
    Adelaide SA 5005
    Tel: 08 8313 4739
    Email Andrea Przygonski

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  • C J Everard Scholarship

    The Charles John Everard Scholarships are awarded on the advice of the Faculty of Sciences to students who apply for admission to a research degree at the University of Adelaide and whose proposed research is substantially connected with a branch of agricultural or horticultural sciences. Applicants must be Australian citizens, Australian Permanent residents or NZ Citizens.

    Value: $29,350 per annum (2017 rate) - tax free (10% above the value of an RTPS).

    To Apply: The awards are allocated as part of the Major Round of applications. Faculty of Sciences select recipients and from time to time out of round applicants for candidature will be selected.

    See the Applications Rounds page for Major Round application dates, and a link to the online application form.

    For further information: +61 8 8303 5673 or Email Faculty of Sciences Office

    The Charles John Everard Scholarship Rules

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  • Commonwealth Hill Scholarship

    The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students to undertake a research higher degree in the field of Agricultural Science. It is applied for in the Major Round of scholarship applications and the terms and conditions are similar to the Research Training Program Scholarships, however the relevance of the applicant's research topic is considered when deeming eligibility.

    The Scholarship will be offered approximately every three years.

    Value: $27,500

    Current status: Closed

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  • Dairy Manufacturing Scholarship

    Objective of the program: The key objective of the dairy manufacturing scholarship program is to attract passionate new graduates and diploma holders into the dairy industry and train them in relevant aspects of dairy manufacturing.

    Duration: 10-12 weeks from February – April 2016

    Scholarship allowances: All relevant costs including airfares, accommodation and travel expenses are paid by Dairy Australia. Participants receive $500 per week as a living allowance.

    Key selection criteria:

    • Evidence of science based qualifications – degree or diploma
    • Demonstrated communication and presentation skills
    • Evidence of passion for the dairy industry
    • Evidence of previous work experience in food or related industries
    • Quality of references

    How do I apply for this scholarship?
    An online application form is available on Dairy Australia website. Please read the scholarship and Terms and conditions prior to completing the online application form.

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  • Frederick James Sandoz Scholarship

    The Frederick James Sandoz Scholarship is awarded in memory of the late Frederick James Sandoz who was born at Kent Town, Adelaide in 1888 and died in 1956. Mr Sandoz spent most of his professional career in the production and manufacture of dairy products, and their marketing in Australia, Asia and the Pacific Islands. The scholarship is open to commencing PhD students undertaking science-based research, either pure or applied science in any field preferably, but not essentially, in any of the following areas: conservation, the environment, animal welfare, dairy science or food technology.

    Value: $29,350 per annum (2017 rate) - tax free (10% above the value of an RTPS).

    To Apply: The awards are allocated as part of the Major Round of scholarship applications.

    See the Applications Rounds page for Major Round application dates, and a link to the online application form.

    Scholarship Rules

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  • John Holliday Student Conservation Award

    The NSW Department of Primary Industries’ John Holliday Student Conservation Award aims to encourage post-graduate students to share their research findings on topics of interest to the Department.

    The award is open to post-graduate students who were enrolled at an Australian university during the year of award and who undertook fisheries-orientated research work in NSW. To be considered, the applicant must have completed, or be completing, research/studies relevant to the award program and administered through an Australian university.

    Further details are available from the DPI Fisheries website.

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  • MOVE Muscle, Bone and Joint Health - formerly Arthritis Victoria PhD Scholarships

    Applications are open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Australia wishing to undertake a PhD at an Australian university.  Applicants must have obtained an Australian Bachelor degree with Honours (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant area of study including science, medicine or health related field within the last five years of obtaining that qualification. This period of time includes career breaks and working in other fields or abroad.

    Tenure

    3 years full-time study. Part-time awards are not currently being offered.

    Stipend:

    $30,000 per annum

    Further details and application forms are available from:  http://www.move.org.au/Research/For-Researchers/PhD-Scholarships

    Applications must be signed by Rachel Harvey, Senior Scholarships and Finance Officer or Alison Birbeck, Senior Scholarships and Finance Officer, located in the AGC, Level 2, Schulz Building, prior to submission to MOVE.

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  • National Heart Foundation of Australia Postgraduate Research Scholarship

    Health Professional Scholarships

    The Health Professional Scholarship encourages health professionals to undertake a PhD in an area of cardiovascular research including biomedical, clinical, public health and health services research.  

    Any health professional engaged in cardiovascular health practice is eligible to apply.  This includes (but is not limited to) general practitioners, clinicians, cardiologists, nurses, physiotherapists, pharmacists and other allied health professionals.

    Eligibility criteria: Any health professional (including allied health professionals and health service managers) who wish to conduct a PhD in cardiovascular health research.  Only applicants who have yet to commence their PhD (or equivalent), or who have completed less than 12 months FTE at time of application are eligible to apply.  For new commencers, your commencement date must be before 30 June 2018.

    Duration: 3 years, subject to annual review

    Value: Stipend of up to $40,000 pro rata per annum

    Application Process

    Application is now via an Online Application process.  Details are available from https://www.heartfoundation.org.au/research/apply-for-funding/health-professional-scholarships 

    PLEASE NOTE:  WORD DOCUMENT OF APPLICATION IS NOT TO BE USED

    Please note: Although the advertised closing date on the NHF website is 23 June 2017, you must submit your completed application to the Adelaide Graduate Centre by 16 June 2017, in order for your application to be eligible for submission to NHF. Applications submitted to Adelaide Graduate Centre after 16 June 2017 may not be accepted.

    Australian Indigenous Scholarships

    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.

    Study may be in any area that is relevant to cardiovascular health in an area of cardiovascular research including biomedical, clinical, public health and health services 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.

    Eligibility criteria: Only applicants who have yet to commence their PhD (or equivalent), or who have completed less than 12 months FTE at time of application are eligible to apply.  For new commencers, your commencement date must be before 30 June 2018.  Applicants must provide proof of Aboriginality via a ‘Letter of Confirmation’. Whilst not needed as part of the application process, proof will be required before funding commences.

    Duration: Up to 2 years for Masters and up to 3 years for PhD

    Value: Stipend of $40,000 pro rata per annum

    Submission of Application

    Application is now via an Online Application process.  Details are available from https://www.heartfoundation.org.au/research/apply-for-funding/australian-indigenous-scholarships

    PLEASE NOTE:  WORD DOCUMENT OF APPLICATION IS NOT TO BE USED

    Please note: Although the advertised closing date on the NHF website is 23 June 2017, you must submit your completed application to the Adelaide Graduate Centre by 16 June 2017, in order for your application to be eligible for submission to NHF. Applications submitted to Adelaide Graduate Centre after 16 June 2017 may not be accepted.

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  • National Health and Medical Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship

    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 to develop a capacity for original independent research. This is usually achieved by NHMRC funding its scholars to attain a PhD, a PhD equivalent degree or Masters degree, all of which must be by full-time research.

    Open to Australian citizens and Permanent Residents. Please note, only apply for one Postgraduate Scholarship per application round.

    Applicants will be ineligible if at the time of application:

    1. The applicant is a current holder of an Australian Government Scholarship such as an Research Training Program Scholarship (RTPS - formerly APA);
    2. The applicant is in their final year of an honours degree;
    3. The degree proposed is not a PhD or a Research Masters degree;
    4. The proposed degree is not a research degree;
    5. If the applicant has previously been funded for an NHMRC PGRS, even if the PGS had not been completed; or
    6. The applicant has completed more than 24 months of their PhD candidature as at 1 January 2018 (or 12 months of their Masters candidature if applying for a Masters Postgraduate Scholarship from 1 January 2018).

    Full details available from NHMRC Website and Scheme specific instructions.

    The Office of Research Development & Research Education, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences offers an advisory service to Health Science students to assist with application development and RGMS navigation prior to the internal closing date of 24 May 2017.  Inquiries/appointments should be directed to:

    Roy Sneddon
    Senior Education Support Officer
    The Office of Research Development & Research Education
    Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
    Level 3, Medical School South, Frome Rd
    Phone:  8313 9996
    Email:  fhsresed@adelaide.edu.au

    Applications, including referees reports, must be submitted via RGMS and be ready for RAO certification (via Adelaide Graduate Centre)  before COB Wednesday 24 May 2017 for endorsement.  Please provide snapshots (from RGMS) of your application to the AGC by this date also.  It is noted that this date is earlier than the NHMRC closing in order for applications to be assessed and eligibility checked prior to submission to NHMRC.

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  • Noel and Vivian Lothian Scholarship

    Applications are invited for the Noel and Vivian Lothian Scholarship to support a student studying towards an honours degree or a research Masters or Doctoral degree. The scholarship recognises the contribution to ornamental horticulture of Mr Noel Lothian, former Director of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, and is to be awarded in his particular area of interest, that of development of Australian native plants for ornamental horticulture.

    The scholarship is tenable in the fields of native plant biology and ecology or native plant horticulture at the University of Adelaide. For postgraduate applicants, the scholarship may be awarded as a supplement to an Research Training Program Scholarship or other major scholarship. Award of the scholarship is subject to acceptance for enrolment as a full-time student or higher degree candidate.

    Value: Equivalent to Research Training Program Scholarship.

    To Apply: The award is allocated as part of the Major Round of scholarship applications. All eligible applicants will be considered (there is no need to select the specific scholarship when applying).

    See the Applications Rounds page for Major Round application dates.

    Rules

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  • Peter Waite Centenary Scholarships for Excellence in Agriculture

    This scholarship is supported by the South Australian Grains Industry Trust Fund (SAGIT) and it is intended that the successful applicant will commence their PhD before 30 June 2015.

    Applicants are invited to select from one of the two projects below:

    Applicants are asked to note that a number of additional projects are also being considered for this Scholarship, for which nominated students have already been identified. Selection of the Scholarship awardee will be based solely on academic merit.

    Healthy Durum – Unlocking the bioactive potential for novel variety development.
    An exciting opportunity exists to join the Able lab group at the Waite Campus where student(s) will screen durum wheat germplasm and develop pre-breeding populations for good agronomic, processing and nutritional quality with an emphasis on enhancement of one or more bioactives in the grain. The project will have multiple components including both field and laboratory research. Opportunities also exist to visit collaborating institutions nationally and internationally. Upon completing this project, the successful student(s) will be sought after PhD graduate(s) with extensive skills in genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry and field evaluation of durum wheat germplasm.

    Impacts of herbicide application on the soil microbiome.
    Soils contain the most diverse terrestrial communities on the planet. Although herbicides play a critically important role in weed control, their impacts on soil microbial communities are largely unknown. With soil microbes increasingly recognised as major drivers on nutrient cycling and crop production, this is a major knowledge gap. This project will combine cutting edge metagenomic and metabolomics techniques to quantify the impacts of herbicides on soil communities in grain, and other, cropping systems. The project will involve direct collaboration with NSW DPI, includes financial support to undertake the cutting edge analyses, and will have opportunities for international.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Australia who are acceptable as candidates for a PhD degree at the University of Adelaide. Applicants must also possess a First Class Honours degree or a coursework Masters degree with at least 1/3 of the study as a research project, or a masters research degree.

    Stipend: $30,000 per annum for 3 years. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.

    Enquiries to
    Ms Karen Chance
    Executive Officer
    School of Agriculture Food and Wine
    Telephone: (08) 8313 6713
    Email

    Please ensure a full academic transcript and curriculum vitae are forwarded to Karen Chance by the due date

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  • PhD Scholarships in Eco-Evolutionary Dynamics and Macroecology School of Biological Sciences

    A number of dual award PhD Scholarships are available through the School of Biological Sciences, University of Adelaide and the University of Copenhagen's Museum for Natural History. Applications are open to both domestic and international students.

    Dual award PhD degrees are now available in the related fields of ecological modelling, global change biology and biogeography at the University of Adelaide's School for Biological Sciences, with joint external supervision from staff at the University of Copenhagen's Centre for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate (CMEC).

    We are currently looking for enthusiast PhD students to work on multi-disciplinary projects that are improving our understanding of how the geographical ranges of species contract and erode biodiversity. These projects are utilizing the latest developments in quantitative ecology, paleoclimatology, geochronology and genomics to establish the processes that drive species to contract their ranges in response to climate change, overexploitation and habitat modification. To do this we are reconstructing the past range dynamics of vertebrates and plants using models, fossils and species genes. The research outputs will be used to directly inform the conservation and management of future biodiversity.

    The School of Biological Sciences at the University of Adelaide, and CMEC at the University of Copenhagen’s Museum for Natural History, are international leaders in the fields of quantitative and paleo ecology, climate change science, macroecology, genetics, genomics & evolutionary biology. They both deliver postgraduate education, training and research with both national relevance and global outreach.

    The successful candidates will spend 2 years studying at the University of Adelaide and 1 year studying at the University of Copenhagen.

    Eligibility:

    You should have:

    • A commitment to research excellence
    • Good data management skills
    • Competency in statistical and spatial data analysis
    • Excellent time management and interpersonal skills
    • Evidence of well-developed verbal and written communication skills

    Desirable Characteristics:

    • Research expertise in global change biology,  quantitative or paleo ecology, or population genetics
    • Experience in computational modelling
    • Familiarity with advanced statistical languages such as R; and/or programming languages such as python

    Qualifications: BSc with Honours or a Masters degree in ecology, climate science, mathematics, conservation biology or population genetics.

    Value: Stipends of AUD$26,682pa (in 2017 indexed annually) are available to suitably qualified candidates. Students can apply for top-up scholarships for periods spent studying in Copenhagen.

    Applications for Scholarship: should be emailed to Damien Fordham. Please address the selection criteria, and include your résumé (Curriculum Vitae), residency status and the names and email details of three referees.
    If you would like to know more about these positions, please contact
    Dr Damien Fordham ;
    A/Prof David Nogués-Bravo; or
    Prof. Carsten Rahbek.

    Application for Admission: to the University of Adelaide must be submitted using the Online application Form.

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  • SARDI Science Bursary for Aboriginal Students

    The South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) is the South Australian Government's principal research institute, providing scientific solutions for primary industries. SARDI has strong links with tertiary education institutions and promotes opportunities for postgraduate study in primary industry-related science through two Science Bursaries.

    Further information and application forms can be found via the SARDI Science Bursary for Aboriginal Students website.

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  • SARDI Science Bursary for Women

    The South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) is part of the Department of Primary Industries and Regions (PIRSA) and is the South Australian Government's principal research institute, providing scientific solutions for primary industries. SARDI has strong links with tertiary education institutions and promotes opportunities for postgraduate study in primary industry-related science through the SARDI Science Bursary for Women. The South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) awards this science bursary to a female graduate every year.

    This Bursary is now open for 2016 applications

    Value: $1,500.

    Eligibility:

    • a female Honours graduate
    • currently studying or planning to study post-graduate qualifications
    • in agriculture, fisheries or forestry science
    • at a tertiary institution in South Australia.

    Further information and application forms can be found via the SARDI Science Bursary website.

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  • Sugar Research and Development Corporation PhD or Masters Research Scholarships

    SRDC is calling for applications for postgraduate research scholarships (Masters or PhD level), to foster training in disciplines compatible with SRDC'ss research priorities.

    The SRDC Postgraduate Research Scholarships Program will offer either:

    1. Full scholarships or
    2. Top up scholarships for successful RTPS or equivalent scholarships.

    To apply, download the Scholarship Application Form and Application Kit from the SRDC website

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  • University of Adelaide-University of Nottingham Joint Doctoral Training Partnership Agriculture, Food and Wine

    Applications are invited for fully funded 4-year PhD studentships in the Joint Doctoral Training Partnership between the Universities of Adelaide and Nottingham. This innovative doctoral training programme aims to address key issues associated with agricultural sciences and with innovation in the food and beverage industries. The student cohort will be co-supervised by staff at both universities and will undertake a minimum period of research of one year at each institution. The Adelaide-Nottingham Doctoral Scholars, will be primarily based on the Waite Campus in Adelaide or on the Sutton Bonington campus in Nottingham.  Both campuses are renowned for their world-leading research in agricultural, food and beverage sciences, and their outstanding facilities for research and teaching. PhD graduates will obtain jointly awarded degrees from the University of Adelaide and the University of Nottingham. The studentships will cover PhD tuition fees, plus a stipend corresponding to the standard research council rates of both countries.  The following projects are available to start early in 2017.

    1. The CreR cereal cyst nematode resistance locus of rye: introgression into wheat and isolation of the causal gene - Supervision by Diane Mather (UA), Julie King (UN), Ian Dundas (UA) and Ian King (UN)

    Eligibility: All students should have, or expect to obtain, a first-class or good 2:1/2A honours degree and/or a high distinction, distinction or high merit at the Masters level in a biologically related subject area.

    Apply: Please select the specific project that you wish to apply for, then apply online by sending your cv and unofficial transcripts to the principal project supervisor (see project details). Please provide a covering letter to indicate your interests and why you are applying to the “Joint Nottingham-Adelaide Programme”.

    Informal enquiries may be addressed to the individual project supervisors or to SB-Research@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk

    Further information on the projects.

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  • Wine Australia PhD and Masters Scholarships

    We have a PhD and Masters scholarship program to help attract postgraduate students to the fields of wine, viticulture and wine business research.  The program offers supplementary or full scholarships, the number and value of which are at our discretion

    Scholarships are awarded on the basis of:

    • academic excellence
    • the quality of an applicant’s Curriculum Vitae
    • merit of the proposed research
    • the likelihood of the student’s ongoing involvement in the wine sector.

    Students are encouraged to apply for Research Training Program Scholarship (RTPS) scholarship (or equivalent) through their host university. Applicants must be enrolled at an Australian university and be attending on-campus (remote candidates cannot be considered).

    Please read the application guidelines prior to applying. These are available from the Wine Australia Website.

    Applying
    To apply, you must complete an application through Wine Australia’s Clarity Investment Management System CIMS on or before the closing date, keeping in mind CIMS will submit the application via the Adelaide Graduate Centre for submission to Wine Australia by the closing date. 

    CIMS requires a log in and password that can be obtained by email from Applications Wine Australia.

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  • AINSE Postgraduate Research Awards Sciences

    Candidates for an AINSE Postgraduate Research supplement must be nominated by the Australian or New Zealand university where PhD enrolment is held or proposed for tenure commencing before 30 June of the year of application. The university must be a member of AINSE. Responsibility for establishing taxation liability lies with the recipient.

    Conditions Apply: Please refer to the AINSE website for information on who is eligible and how to apply. All PGRA applications must be submitted via the AINSE Portal

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  • AW Howard Memorial Trust Research Fellowship

    The AW Howard Memorial Trust Research Fellowship is awarded annually on a competitive basis and applications are open to postgraduate students enrolled at or intending to enrol at an Australian University. The Fellowship provides an annual $10,000 grant to the successful applicant for a consecutive period of up to three years. The successful applicant each year will be recognised as the “AW Howard Fellow” for the duration of his or her Fellowship tenure and would be expected to profile the objectives of the AW Howard Memorial Trust.

    Further Information

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  • Barker Tong Scholarship in Physics

    The Barker Tong Scholarship in Physics has been established through a generous gift by Mrs Peggy Barker, made in memory of her late husband Dr Tony Barker and their joint interest in physics with a preference for theoretical physics. Mrs Barker and her late husband studied at the University of Adelaide. The late Dr Tony Barker was involved in a variety of extracurricular activities, outside of his deep passion for physics. Mrs Peggy Barker hopes that the recipient of this scholarship will be an excellent Physics student as well as be involved in other University activities such as sporting or artistic endeavours.

    The Barker Tong Scholarship in Physics is open to Australian citizens or permanent residents who are full time commencing postgraduate students, studying a PhD in physics with a preference for theoretical physics. The scholarship will provide the successful candidate with $5,000 per annum for a maximum of three years and is to be supplementary to a postgraduate research scholarship already awarded.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian Citizens or permanent residents of Australia to be considered. The successful application will be selected by the University on the grounds of his or her academic merit. Preference will be given to a candidate involved in other areas of University life (sporting or artistic) in addition to their studies.

    Value: $5,000 per annum for up to 3 years, no extensions will be offered.

    To Apply: See the Applications Rounds page for Major Round application dates, and a link to the online application form.

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  • Biophotonics Supplementary Scholarship

    Applications are invited for the following scholarship leading to the degree of PhD in the School of Physical Sciences / Department of Physics.

    The scholarship is supported by the Centre for Nanoscale Biophotonics.

    Field of Study: A motivated experimental optical physics PhD student is sought to work on an exciting optical fibre sensing project. The project will investigate new techniques for performing high spatial resolution distributed sensing using the specialty optical fibers made at the University of Adelaide. These optical fibers have an “exposed-core,” which allows them to interact with the external environment for biological and chemical sensing.

    The project will involve designing and testing new optical measurement techniques for measuring micron scaled events that occur along the length of the exposed-core fibre. This will also involve theoretical simulations and fibre fabrication. It will be supported by the ARC Centre for Nanoscale BioPhotonics, which provides collaboration opportunities with chemists, biologists and clinicians to help drive the project towards in-vivo applications.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be acceptable as candidates for a PhD degree at the University of Adelaide

    • Candidates must secure a PhD scholarship from the University of Adelaide or other funding bodies before receiving the top-up scholarship for this project. Candidates who have already secured a PhD scholarship at the time of application may also apply. International students with a scholarship to study a PhD at the University of Adelaide are eligible to apply
    • A background in optical physics or optical engineering at the undergraduate level
    • A first class honours degree or equivalent

    Stipend:  The scholarship will be for 3 years and has a stipend of $5,000 per annum and access to $15,000 per annum project costs. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.

    Enquiries:
    Dr Stephen Warren-Smith
    Department of Physics

    Applying: Submit the following documents to Dr Warren-Smith:

    • A cover letter highlighting your research background and addressing the eligibility requirements
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Academic Transcript
    • Confirmation of current Admission and Scholarship, OR
    • Copy of your Mid-Year Round Application for Admission and Scholarship

    Application for Admission and Major Scholarship is a separate process and must be submitted during the Mid-Year Round using the Online Application Form .

    You can request a copy of your application summary by emailing scholarships@adelaide.edu.au with the subject heading 'Request for application summary'.

    Download PDF information sheet

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  • CSIRO Postgraduate Supplementary Scholarship

    Open to PhD students who hold or expect to hold a First Class Honours or equivalent. Students must also expect to receive an Research Training Program Scholarship or equivalent scholarship commencing in 2016. Full Scholarships may be available in certain circumstances.

    Further information and applications available from the CSIRO website.

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  • Grosset Gaia Supplementary Scholarship

    Applications are invited for the following scholarship leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy or Master of Philosophy in the School of Agriculture, Food & Wine.

    The scholarship is supported by The Grosset Gaia Fund.

    Field of Study: Oenology, Chemistry and Sensory

    Eligibility: Applicants must be:

    • Australian or New Zealand Citizens or permanent residents of Australia who are acceptable as candidates for a postgraduate degree at the University of Adelaide.
    • In receipt of a Major Scholarship (Research Training Program Scholarship, Faculty Divisional Scholarship or equivalent)

    Stipend: The scholarship is valued at $4,000 per annum, with an additional $2,250 per annum operating funds The duration of the scholarship will be for a maximum of 3 years for PhD or 2 years for Masters. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.

    Enquiries:
    Sue Bastian
    School of Agriculture, Food & Wine
    Tel (08) 8313 6647
    Email sue.bastian@adelaide.edu.au

    Applying: To be considered for this Scholarship you must have applied for Admission by using the Online Application Form. Both new applicants and applicants who have already applied in the current 2017 Major Round for Admission and Scholarship, please email a summary of your application to Andrea Przygonski, Senior Scholarships and Finance Officer, Adelaide Graduate Centre, with “Application for Grosset Gaia PhD/Masters Scholarship” in the subject heading.

    You can request a copy of your application summary by emailing scholarships@adelaide.edu.au with the subject heading 'Request for application summary'.

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  • Norman and Patricia Polglase Scholarship

    The Scholarship will be formally named ‘The Norman and Patricia Polglase Scholarship’ in memory of the late Norman and Patricia Lesley Polglase. Norman Polglase studied at the University of Adelaide from 1939 to 1948 graduating with a bachelor of science degree.

    The Scholarship will be available as income permits, to students commencing a full-time Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Masters by research program at the University of Adelaide who are undertaking science-based research in any field within the Faculty of Sciences. The Scholarship is intended to supplement the major scholarship held by the recipient, subject to the terms and conditions of the major scholarship.

    Value: Up to two supplementary scholarships shall be awarded annually subject to available funding, and the value of the supplementary scholarships shall be $6,000 per annum (tax free).

     

    To Apply: The awards are allocated as part of the Major Round of scholarship applications. All eligible applicants will be considered (there is no need to select the specific scholarship when applying).

    See the Applications Rounds page for Major Round application dates, and a link to the online application form.

    Scholarship Rules

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  • Sanfilippo Children’s Foundation Supplementary Scholarship

    Applications are invited for the following supplementary scholarship leading to the degree of PhD in the Faculty of Health Sciences or Science at the University of Adelaide.

    The scholarship is supported by the Sanfilippo Children’s Foundation: https://www.sanfilippo.org.au/

    Field of Study:  

    Proposed research projects must be relevant to the Foundation’s vision of finding a cure in time for children battling Sanfilippo Syndrome (Mucopolysaccharidosis III) today, and those born with it tomorrow.

    The Sanfilippo Children’s Foundation is particularly interested in three focus areas:

    • halt disease progression through therapies such as enzyme replacement, gene therapy and cell therapy and strategies to enhance the effectiveness of such emerging therapies
    • repair and reverse the cell damage caused by Sanfilippo which could include the application of neuroregeneration advances made for other neuro-degenerative diseases
    • improve quality of life through palliative care and symptom management specific to Sanfilippo Syndrome

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian Citizens or permanent residents of Australia who are acceptable as candidates for a PhD degree at the University of Adelaide and who have been awarded a major scholarship (RTPS, University of Adelaide Divisional Scholarship or equivalent).

    Stipend:  The scholarship will be for up to 3 years and has a stipend of $5000 per annum. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.

    Enquiries: Dr Kristina Elvidge, Research & Grants Manager, Sanfilippo Children’s Foundation research@sanfilippo.org.au

    Applying: Application for Admission must be submitted using the Online Application Form available at: https://hdrapp.adelaide.edu.au/auth/login

    Please email a summary of your application for admission to Dr Kristina Elvidge, Research & Grants Manager research@sanfilippo.org.au with “Application for Sanfilippo Children’s Foundation PhD Scholarship” in the subject heading.

    You can request a copy of your application summary by emailing scholarships@adelaide.edu.au with the subject heading 'Request for application summary'.

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31 October 2017
  • Sugar Research and Development Corporation Top-up Scholarships

    SRDC is calling for applications for postgraduate research scholarships (Masters or PhD level), to foster training in disciplines compatible with SRDC'ss research priorities.

    The SRDC Postgraduate Research Scholarships Program will offer either:

    1. Full scholarships or
    2. Top up scholarships for successful RTPS or equivalent scholarships.

    To apply, download the Scholarship Application Form and Application Kit from the SRDC website

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  • The Dr Tim Healey Memorial Scholarship

    UP to two Dr Tim Healey Memorial Scholarships are awarded each year with a value of $10,000 per annum for a period of up to three and a half years. The Dr Tim Healey Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to postgraduate students enrolled at an Australian university in a field that benefits the future of Australian farming such as pastures, livestock management, farming systems, agronomy, farm business management, woody crops, on-farm biodiversity or socio-economic aspects of farming.

    Further Information

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  • The Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund Research Supplementary Scholarships

    Encouraging scientific study, research and education in disciplines related to aeronautics and aerospace technology.

    In 1986 Lady (Anita) Smith, widow of Sir Keith Smith, bequeathed her entire estate to the establishment of the Sir Ross & Sir Keith Smith Fund and directed that the income of the Fund be applied in perpetuity for "advancement in the State of South Australia of the science of aeronautics and of education therein".

    Lady Smith recognised the need to stimulate local knowledge and innovation in aerospace technology. Her vision encompassed "each and every aspect of all means of human conveyance or transportation through the air and inner and outer space".

    Australian Executor Trustees is the Trustee of the Sir Ross & Sir Keith Smith Fund. A specialist Advisory Committee provides continuing guidance to the Trustee to ensure that the objectives of the Fund are being achieved. The Trustee undertakes exclusive or joint funding of:

    • Appropriate education or research programmes in approved tertiary institutions
    • Scholarships or fellowships for approved research
    • Sponsorship funds for activities which promote aerospace technology and education

    Value: The value and tenure of each award is determined by the Sir Ross and Sir Keith Fund Advisory Committee. Awards up to $5,000 per annum for up to three years for PhD students, or up to two years for Masters by Research students.

    Applications: Applications for supplementary scholarships are invited half yearly. Applications may be considered by the Sir Ross and Sir Keith Fund Advisory Committee at each of the half yearly meetings. Applications should be received by:

    • the last week of March (for consideration at the June meeting)
    • the last week of September (for consideration at the December meeting)

    Please see the Sir Ross and Sir Keith Fund for further details about eligibility and for application forms.

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  • Wentworth Group Science Programme Scholarship

    The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists is offering scholarships to Australian postgraduate students to assist them in bridging the gap between science and public policy.

    Since its inception in 2002, the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists has been active in advancing solutions to secure the long term health of Australia’s environment.

    Comprised of eminent scientists and thinkers, the Group has three core objectives:

    • Driving innovation in the management of Australia’s land, water, coasts and biodiversity;
    • Engaging business, community and political leaders in a dialogue to find and implement solutions to the challenge of environmental stewardship facing the future of Australian society; and
    • Building capacity by mentoring and supporting young natural resources scientists and resource economists to develop their skills and understanding of public policy.

    These scholarships are intended to inspire and motivate. Students studying science, economics, geography, philosophy, law and/or engineering (especially those majoring in environmental science/studies/management/law or ecology) are encouraged to apply.

    The scholarship funds will cover participation at a Wentworth Group Master Class in May 2017.

    Note – the scholarship cannot be used as a stipend

    We are seeking students committed to advancing solutions that will secure the long term health of Australia’s land, water, coasts and biodiversity.

    Application forms
    For further details, please email admin@wentworthgroup.org

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