The objective of this scholarship is to enable students to undertake research which will advance understanding of a public health topic relevant to the academic interests of the late Dr Eberhard Wenzel.

The scholarship is valued at $2,000.

Applications currently closed.

Can I apply?

To be eligible you must:

  • be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holder
  • be enrolled in one of the following programs:
    • Master of Public Health (Research option)
    • Master of International Public Health (Research Option)
    • Master of Health Services Management (Research Dissertation)
    • Master of Advanced Health Services Management (Research Dissertation)
    • Bachelor of Public Health (Honours)

What do I include in my application?

To be considered for this scholarship you must complete the following sections within the application:

Study Details

  • Tertiary education history/ secondary education history: Academic Merit
  • Honours and research topics: Your proposed project and relevance to Dr Eberhard Wenzel's research interests in one of the following areas:
    • International Public Health
    • Equity and Inequality in Health
    • Globalisation, Development and Health and/or
    • Indigenous Health


  • Leadership and community: Your personal achievements
  • Referee reports: Academic Referee report

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There is one scholarship available valued at $2,000 payable in a single instalment.  The intent of the scholarship is to support the thesis component of the student’s honours or masters program of study.

Payments are made within six weeks after the Census Date subject to satisfying scholarship Terms and Conditions.

Sponsor details

The late Dr Eberhard Wenzel was an academic in the School of Public Health and worked in public health with a range of international health agencies for over 20 years. Dr Wenzel had a tremendous knowledge and understanding of public health issues facing humanity and his establishment of the Virtual Library for Public Health and the International Public Health Watch websites provided important means for him to engage with others who shared his passion for the field.

Griffith School of Public Health and Health Promotion website.

Payment is made, after census, on confirmation you are enrolled at Griffith University and still meet eligibility requirements.

Applications, including Referee Reports, must be completed and submitted by the closing date.

Offers are made via email.

Applicants may be shortlisted and be required to provide additional information.

Griffith University reserves the right to withdraw an advertised scholarship at any time.