PhD Scholarships at Menzies

The Menzies Institute for Medical Research is the very grateful recipient of scholarships donated specifically to support Honours and PhD students at the institute. These scholarships, from organisations and individuals, are highly prestigious and are awarded to outstanding candidates. Menzies actively encourages the recipients of these scholarships to engage with the donors throughout the period of support. It is a great way to provide direct support and feedback for both students and donors.  Scholarships are transformative and enable our aspiring medical researchers and health professionals to focus on their studies knowing their financial needs are largely met.

PHD SCHOLARSHIPS

Before applying for a scholarship prospective candidates should investigate current areas of research strength at Menzies and must discuss their interests and options with the Graduate Research Coordinators and/or potential supervisors in the discipline where they wish to study.  See the full list of Menzies projects at http://menzies.utas.edu.au/education/study-at-menzies/phd-and-honours

Contact the Graduate Research Coordinators for further information

http://www.menzies.utas.edu.au/education/study-at-menzies/graduate-research-coordinators

Supervisors and Graduate Research Coordinators can advise you on applying for any of the below scholarships.

APA and TGRS Scholarships

The University of Tasmania offers a wide range of tax free scholarships to assist candidates to complete their graduate research degree on a full-time basis. Scholarships available for domestic students include Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarships (TGRS) and Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA). Scholarships for international students include Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarships (TGRS) and international scholarships. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit and research potential. More information about these scholarships can be found here: http://www.utas.edu.au/research/degrees/scholarships

Top-Ups

Top-ups enabled by donations may be available in addition to an APA or TGRS scholarship stipend.

Menzies Institute for Medical Research invites applications for the following PhD scholarships:

CUTHBERTSON FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP (Available NOW)

Fully funded elite research scholarship ($32,892 stipend). Cancer research areas. Allocation on merit to PhD candidate at Menzies ineligible for APA

ASHDOWN FAMILY ELITE SCHOLARSHIP IN MEDICAL RESEARCH (AWARDED)

Fully funded elite research scholarship ($32,892 pa). Neurodegenerative and Musculoskeletal theme areas. Allocation on merit to PhD candidate at Menzies ineligible for APA

MASONIC CENTENARY MEDICAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION (AWARDED)

Full elite research ($33,000) for neurodegenerative research undertaken by the Institute

TASNETWORK MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING SCHOLARSHIP (AWARDED)

APA stipend. Allocation on merit to PhD candidate and APA recipient enrolled full time at Menzies and working in the Tasmanian Mental Health and Wellbeing Program.

Menzies Institute for Medical Research invites applications for the following PhD Top-Up scholarships:

DIABETES TASMAINA /SELECT FOUNDATION ELITE RESEARCH TOP-UP SCHOLARSHIP (AVAILABLE NOW)

Top-up of $7,500 to APA recipient, amounting to stipend of $32,892 pa. Diabetes research. Allocation on merit to PhD candidate and APA recipient enrolling at Menzies

BROADREACH ELITE RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP (AVAILABLE MID 2017)

Top-up of $7,500 to APA recipient, amounting to stipend of $32,892. Allocation on merit to PhD candidate and APA recipient enrolling at Menzies.

STAPLES AUSTRALIA KONICA MINOLTA ELITE RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP (AVAILABLE MID 2018)

Top-up of $7,500 to APA recipient, amounting to a stipend of $32,892 pa. Allocation on merit to PhD candidate and APA recipient enrolled full time at Menzies.

PENNICOTT FOUNDATION RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP (AVAILABLE MID 2018)

Top-up of $7,500 to APA recipient. Allocation on merit to PhD candidate and APA recipient enrolled full time at Menzies.

TASNETWORKS MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING TOP-UP SCHOLARSHIP (AWARDED)

Top-up of $7,500 to APA recipient. Allocation on merit to PhD candidate and APA recipient enrolled full time at Menzies and working in the Tasmanian Mental Health and Wellbeing Program.

HOBART CANCER AUCILIARY TOP-UP SCHOLARSHIP (AWARDED)

Allocation on merit to PhD candidate and APA recipient enrolled full time at Menzies on a cancer research related project.