The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute at the University of Melbourne offers a number of dedicated scholarships to support International PhD Scholars for the 2019/2020 academic year.

International students who are expected to complete their current degree in mid-2019 are eligible to apply for the International PhD Scholar Initiative.

Their PhD students receive advanced, multidisciplinary medical research training through hands-on research within our leading scientific teams. Their Medical Biology PhD Program also equips students with the broader knowledge and skills to advance their careers. Find out more about the benefits of studying with us.

Worth of Award

  • The Institute’s International PhD Scholarships provide a living allowance equivalent to the current Melbourne Research Scholarship rate.
  • In addition, all PhD students receive the Institute’s $2000 per annum scholarship top-up plus a relocation allowance, health insurance coverage, and a university tuition fee offset.

Eligibility

International students who are expected to complete their current degree in mid-2019 are eligible to apply for the International PhD Scholar Initiative.

How to Apply

Applications are now open for commencement in 2019.
To apply for the International PhD Scholar Initiative:
  1. Check that you meet the entry requirements for PhD candidature at the University of Melbourne.
  2. Investigate the current student project opportunities to identify your preferred research areas.
  3. Complete and submit an application form online:  You will be asked to nominate up to five titles of research projects or Institute supervisors who are in your research field or disease area of interest.
  4. Email your application supporting documents to [email protected]
    Please use the same email account as you have listed on the application form.
    Email Subject line: 2018 WEHI IPSI Application – YOUR SURNAME
    (i) A cover letter that explains your research interests and motivation for doing a PhD
    (ii) Curriculum vitae
    (iii) Academic transcripts (include university grading scale and English translation if applicable).

Incomplete applications (including missing supporting documents) will not be considered.

Deadline: applications close 30 November 2018 (midnight AEST)

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email by January 2019 and invited to a video conference interview between 21 January to 25 January 2019.

 

Click here for more details and to apply

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