NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarships
The aim of the NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarships scheme is to support outstanding 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 within Australia. This is achieved by NHMRC funding successful applicants to attain a research based postgraduate degree (Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or a Masters Degree).
Stipend rates for 2015 are:
Full-time scholarships are tax-free .
An allowance of $2,250 p.a. is provided to assist with the purchase of consumables and for travel to relevant conferences. Gustav Nossal Scholars receive an additional allowance of $2,435 p.a.
Scholarship recipients receive a thesis allowance of $500 in the final year.
The Faculties have their own approval and review processes for grants under this scheme. They may also have deadlines for submission of draft applications that are earlier than the Research Office deadlines. Please ensure that you contact your Faculty, as early as possible, for information on process and deadlines. Faculty contacts:
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Business and Economics
Faculty of Human Sciences
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Macquarie Graduate School of Management
NHMRC opening date in RGMS: Wednesday 12 April 2017
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