Molecular dissection of pathomechanisms in Alzheimer’s disease - PhD scholarship


Enrolment status New students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Higher Degree by Research
Study area Health and Behavioural Sciences, Medicine, Science and Mathematics
HDR funding type Living stipend scholarship, Top-up Scholarship, Tuition Scholarship
Scholarship value $28,092 per annum (2020 rate), tax free, indexed annually, and a top-up of $5,000 per annum from the second year.
Scholarship duration Three years with the possibility of two 6-month extensions in approved circumstances.
Opening date 6 August 2019
Closing date 22 September 2019

Scholarship description

The laboratory has a long-standing track record (>185 publications including in Cell, Science, Neuron and Nature Reviews journals) in deciphering pathological mechanisms in Alzheimer's disease (AD), with an active program in developing novel animal models in which to validate therapeutic interventions.


To be eligible to apply you must meet the entry requirements for Higher Degrees by Research at UQ, please visit the Graduate School's website.

Applications are closed.

Before you apply

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them before applying.

How to apply

To apply for admission and scholarship, follow the link on the upper right hand side of this page. There is no separate application for scholarship because you will be given the opportunity to request scholarship consideration on the application for admission.

Prior to applying, check your eligibility and prepare your documentation.

You should also contact Professor Jürgen Götz ( to discuss your suitability for this scholarship prior to submitting an application.

Please ensure that you

  1. select 'I am applying for, or have been awarded a scholarship or sponsorship'
  2. enter in the free-text field ‘AD’
  3. list the enrolling unit as the Queensland Brain Institute
  4. enter Professor Jürgen Götz as your supervisor

Selection criteria

Applicants will have a Bachelor of Science with Honours or Masters equivalent.

Applications are closed.


Professor Jürgen Götz
+61 7 3346 6329
Applications are closed.

Terms and conditions

Read the policy on UQ Research Scholarships.

A domestic part-time student with carer’s responsibilities, a medical condition or a disability, which prevents them from studying full time may be eligible for scholarship consideration, on a case by case basis.

Applications are closed.