The University of Canberra Faculty of Health PhD Scholarship Scheme aims to attract the brightest people who will be health leaders of the future. Students will use research to answer industry-relevant questions and issues that have impact on practice and policy.
Emphasis is given to research translation and impact into changes in practice and policy.
PhD scholars will be recruited into the following strategic research areas;
The Scheme provides 3 years of funding (full-time) for the candidate to complete a PhD by publication.
The University of Canberra has undergone significant transformation over the past 10 years and has continued to rise rapidly in the international rankings. The University is ranked number 34 in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings and puts the University of Canberra among the world’s top 40 young universities. The University of Canberra is also ranked number 484 in the 2020 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, placing the University in the top 2 per cent of universities in the world.
Successful candidates will enrol into our flagship PhD programme and be integrated into high performing academic teams in world class environments.
PhD candidates will be awarded a scholarship stipend of $28,000 per annum (2019 rate, indexed), comprising a tax-free living allowance for 3 years. Please note that international fees are NOT included.
As an embedded component of their research degree, each student will have the opportunity to spend part of their candidature with an industry or local government partner applying knowledge and developing ‘real-world’ skills.
To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:
Successful candidates must be located on the UC campus.
Find more information about the Health Research Institute here.
Please send your EOI to:
Professor Rachel Davey, Director of the Health Research Institute, University of Canberra: [email protected]