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Research Scholarship

Scholarship

On offer during the FY23 Award Round.

Purpose

To enable an individual to undertake or complete a Doctor of Philosophy in a research area of importance to OHNS (research only).

Term of award

Up to three (3) years (full-time), subject to satisfactory progress. Part-time scholarships will be considered.

Eligibility

Applicants must be a qualified scientist, or a fully-qualified surgeon or equivalent clinical specialist who have the right to study and/or work in Australia or New Zealand (as appropriate).

The proposed degree must be a research-focused PhD.

Individuals who hold a similar postgraduate scholarship must relinquish that scholarship to accept a GPRW Research Scholarship.

Individuals who have previously held and received funding for a GPRW Research Scholarship are ineligible.

Please read the Terms and Conditions of Award for all eligibility and ineligibility criteria (available via this page, closer to the Award Round).

Funding

A stipend based on the NH&MRC Standard Stipend or Medical/Dental Stipend rate (or equivalents in New Zealand), as appropriate.

A supplementary allowance of AUD $7,500 per annum for minor items of equipment, consumables and conference attendance.

Further detail on Funding is available in the Terms and Conditions of Award.

How to apply

Applications are open during the annual Award Round (early July to late August), with outcomes being communicated in December. Applications must be submitted online via the Foundation's Applications Portal.

For further detail, see How to Apply.

Application requirements

Applications for Research Scholarships must include:

  • Applicant details, including CV
  • Proposed Administering Institution, intended Head of Department and intended Supervisor
  • Signed Letter of Offer
  • Research Plan
  • Details of two (2) professional Referees
  • Signed Terms and Conditions of Award (proforma provided).

Additional requirements are specified in the Applications Portal form and Instructions for Applicants.

Applications are through the Applications Portal. To register, please click here.

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2022 Award Round Opening Soon

Portal Applications for the following Awards will be invited from 4th July 2022:

+ Clinical Research Grant
+ Conjoint Grant
+ Research Scholarship
+ Junior Fellowship
+ Mid-Career Fellowship
+ Senior Fellowship

Read more here.

Applications open annually between early July and late August, with outcomes being announced in December.

Exceptions to this are: 1. Academic Surgeon-Scientist Research Scholarship: supervisors are announced on the Foundation website in February, with applications being aligned with the SET application process. 2. Academic Surgeon-Scientist Fellowship: offered on a periodic basis. For more details, please email us. 3. Chairs in OHNS: for more details on submitting a Chair in OHNS Proposal, please email us (office@gprwmf.org.au).