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We provide scholarships to exceptional students for assistance with a range of elements including tuition, research expenses and living costs.
Other scholarships may be offered throughout the year, which are funded by Griffith academic areas or external funding bodies.
Health Group Postgraduate Top-up Research Scholarships
Next availability - Annual Scholarship Round 2020
Scholarship value and duration
The top-up scholarships are available to domestic and international candidates who:
- are new candidates who have an Honours 1 degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field;
- will be enrolled through the Griffith Health Group;
- are also applying for a Research Training Program (RTP) or University-funded scholarship;
The Goda Foundation PhD Scholarships will provide vital support to researchers in helping to progress research into a clinical setting; a crucial aspect in ensuring that medical research impacts on our community and generations into the future in the most positive manner.
It is intended that The Goda Foundation PhD Scholarships will ultimately play an important role in contributing to improving the health outcomes for the general populace within Australia and on a global scale. The Goda Foundation PhD Scholarships will be considered from within the following key research areas:
- Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
- Bioinformatics / Genomics
- Cardiovascular Diseases
- Promoting physical and mental health for young children
- Examining and training the brain to promote successful aging
With the valued support of The Goda Foundation and Griffith Health, up to two PhD scholarships are available for commencement in the February or April 2019 cohorts. The Scholarship includes a living stipend (living allowance) valued at $30,000pa for a period of 3 years and includes research support from the host school each year.
The Goda Foundation PhD Scholarships are available to new applicants in the Griffith Health Group and available to Australian/New Zealand citizens and Australian/New Zealand permanent residents.
To be eligible for candidature consideration, applicants:
- must first be assessed for admission to a Griffith University HDR program in accordance with the Higher Degree Research Policy
To be eligible for scholarship consideration, applicants:
- be enrolled through the Griffith Health Group with appropriate supervision;
- must have completed, or expect to complete, a bachelor degree with honours equivalent to first class in a target research area
- must not be receiving income from another source to support their general living costs that provide a benefit greater than 75% of the GUPRS stipend.
Applications for 2019 round are pending
1. Applicants are to make contact with academics within the Health Group to discuss suitability of a research project in a key area (see Griffith Experts).
2. Applicants must be eligible for admission to a Griffith University PhD program – How to apply
3. When applying for scholarship applicants must indicate consideration for The Goda FoundationPhD scholarship.
4. Should you wish to be considered for other University scholarships as your second preference, please select the options appropriate.
5. Applicants are to provide:
- a detailed research proposal in one of the key research areas
- a detailed publication history (if applicable) nothing authorship contribution
- a detailed account of research experience (if applicable) noting research contribution to projects
- two current referee reports noting suitability to a key research area.
For further details please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnership Scholarship
The Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships and The Health Group at Griffith University will provide equal amount of matching financial funding to support two scholarships over a three year period.
- One scholarship to the value of $100,000 will be paid over a three year period and awarded to an Aboriginal person; - APPLICATIONS CLOSED
- One scholarship to the value of $100,000 will be paid over a three year period and awarded to a Torres Strait Islander person. - APPLICATIONS OPEN
- identify as being of Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander descent;
- undertake a research project that addresses the history of control of wages and savings;
- not hold another major scholarship;
- have completed, or expect to complete, a bachelor degree with honours;
- be a new HDR candidate and be intending to enrol full-time in an approved doctoral research program;
- be enrolled through the Griffith Health Group with appropriate levels of supervision and culturally appropriate supervision.
- A list of finalist candidates will be prepared by a panel of Griffith Health Professors including representatives from The First Peoples Health Unit.
- Short listed candidates will be forwarded to the Office of Indigenous Community Engagement, Policy and Partnerships (ICEPP) for ratification of recommendations made by Griffith Health.
- Additional criteria, including a written submission on a topic or focus of the selection panels choosing, may be required.
- a one-page document outlining your interest and suitability for the project;
- a detailed curriculum vitae including (where necessary) details of research experience and publications;
- undergraduate and honours transcripts;
- two academic referee reports.
How to Apply
Health Group PhD Completion Scholarship
The Health Group PhD Completion Scholarship (HGPhDCS) is funded by the Office of the Health Dean Research. The scholarship purpose is to support thesis completion for PhD candidates who have experienced personal or candidature related circumstances that have hampered progress.
Tenure is 4 - 12 weeks for a maximum of $6 368.30
Applications close 5.00pm, 31 October 2019