At a glance
Awarded to students who undertake applied research in the area of stress and trauma in the community or workplace.
An applicant is eligible for the award of a scholarship in a year, if the student:
- is enrolled in the Master of Mental Health program; and
- is enrolled in the course entitled Independent Mental Health Project A in semester 1; and
- intends to enrol in the course entitled Independent Mental Health Project B in either the following semester or the year immediately following; and
- is undertaking an Independent Mental Health Project in the broad research area of stress and trauma in the community or workplace.
About the award
Applications should not exceed 1500 words and address the following format.
In addition to the requirements set out in the selection criteria the application should include:-
- A review of the literature relevant to your proposed research
- Aim of the research and research questions /hypotheses
- Study Design – describe how your study is operationalised. You can use text or flowcharts/consort diagram to illustrate the design
- Methodology – measures to be used or examples of questions to be asked if a survey is to be used. Include references if standardised scales are used.
- Data Analysis - explain how the data will be evaluated e.g. quantities, qualitative, historical data, review style project and so on. Explain the method for you chosen data analysis approach.
- Potential impact of findings. The impact of Stress and Trauma is one of the areas of psychological research that has a “black hole” in knowledge. Please discuss the potential benefits of you project and its application to practice or knowledge or service delivery/policy.
- How might your research improve the quality of life of workers or community members?
- Time line for the study
Applications are assessed by a selection committee which will base its decsion on based on:
- the feasibility of the proposed project; and
- the contribution the learning is likely to make to the understanding of the impact of stress in the community or workplace; and
- other evidence that may be considered relevant by the selection committee.
Applications must be submitted in the form of a quantitative, qualitative or literature based research proposal of not more than 2 A4 pages.
Terms and conditions
The recipient of a scholarship will be paid the scholarship value in two instalments, at the following times -
(a) one instalment while enrolled in the course entitled Independent Mental Health Project A; and
(b) one instalment while enrolled in the course entitled Independent Mental Health Project B.
Payment of the scholarship is subject to the recipient satisfying the following requirements -
(a) continuing to be enrolled in the Master of Mental Health program; and
(b) continuing to undertake an Independent Mental Health Project in the broad research area of stress and trauma in the community or workplace.
The recipient will be required to acknowledge the scholarship in all publications and presentations of the research.
How to apply
Please email all applications for this Scholarship to firstname.lastname@example.org. Ensure your document is in Microsoft Word format and that the document is saved as your name and the name of the Scholarship being applied for.
For example: JanePrize.TheScholarship.
All applications must be received by 4.00 pm. You will be sent an electronic receipt once your application has been received.Applications close:31 March 2017ACISA Rules.pdfBefore you apply:
- You are encouraged to read the definitive rules for this scholarship prior to application, in particular any specific eligibility conditions and check the FAQs if you have any questions.
Enquiries about this scholarshipContact:Faculty of Medicine