Infectious Diseases - Defence Forces Research Scholarship (Clinician Scientist)

Summary

Enrolment status New students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Higher Degree by Research
Study area Health and Behavioural Sciences, Medicine
HDR funding type Grant, Living stipend scholarship, Top-up Scholarship
Scholarship value The Scholarship will provide the successful candidate with a living allowance, inclusive of a top-up scholarship to the combined value of at least $100,000 annually. The Scholarship will also provide a travel grant of a minimum of $1,500 for the candidate during their candidature.
Number awarded 1 scholarship per year
Opening date 7 September 2020
Closing date 28 September 2020

Description

The Scholarship was established in 2020, using funds from “The T.B. Sailors, Soldiers and Airmen’s Association of Queensland Bursary”, to support students undertaking research concerning chronic infectious diseases, including chronic respiratory diseases, that affect any person who at any time may have served in a war-like operation in any of the Australian military services at home or abroad.

Eligibility

The scholarship is open to applicants with clinical experience undertaking a Higher Degree by Research program in chronic infectious diseases, including chronic respiratory diseases, where the disease can be demonstrated to affect any person who at any time may have served in a war-like operation in any of the Australian military services at home or abroad.

 

2021 Round 1

RQ1 or RQ2, 2021 start

Domestic

Applications Open (submit your application online)

If you have pending documentation, such as Honours or English tests, please still apply with information on when those results will be available. We will advise you if it is possible to consider your application in the round.

7 Sept 2020

Applications Close

To increase your chances of being considered for the scholarship round we recommend you apply on, or soon after the opening date.

28 Sept 2020

Outcomes from this date (1 week period)

18 Dec 2020

Acceptances due 

30 Dec 2020

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Apply for this scholarship when you apply for a higher degree by research program at UQ.

Applicants for this scholarship should be aiming to commence in 2021

Before submitting an application you should:

  • Apply for this scholarship when you apply for a higher degree by research. There is no separate application for this scholarship.

    To be considered for a living allowance scholarship in the first round after confirmation, contact the HDR Liaison Officer in your school or institute.

    Before submitting an application you should:

  • check your eligibility for a PhD  
  • Make sure you Identify a researcher with relevant expertise and get their agreement to support your project.
  • prepare your documentation 

 

Learn more about applying for a higher degree by research at UQ

Selection criteria

Applicants will be selected based on a combination of academic merit and relevant experience.

Contact

Graduate School

Terms and conditions

Read the UQ Research Scholarships terms and conditions.

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.

The information you provide in your application is collected for the purposes of (1) assessing your eligibility for this scholarship, (2) selecting scholarship recipients, and (3) administration of the scholarship.  The University of Queensland will disclose the information you provide to Boeing for the stated purposes.  The University will not otherwise disclose the information to a third party without your consent, unless such disclosure is authorised or required by law.  For further information, please refer to the University’s Privacy Management Policy at http://ppl.app.uq.edu.au/content/1.60.02-privacy-management