Infectious Diseases - Defence Forces Research Scholarship (Clinician Scientist)

Summary

Enrolment status New students
Student type Domestic students, International 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.
Opening date 30 August 2021
Closing date 27 September 2021
Date scholarship is awarded 17 December 2021

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

International candidates must be onshore to apply, and onshore at the time of commencement. 

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.

2022 Round 1* 

RQ1 or RQ2, 2022 start

Domestic#

Applications Open (submit your application online)

30 Aug 2021

Applications Close

27 Sep 2021

Outcomes from this date (1 week period)*

17 Dec 2021

Acceptances due

30 Dec 2021

*Current UQ students applying, who have not yet received their final results from their coursework programs, will not receive offers until after results from that semester have been published.

#Domestic applicants must be onshore to apply. 

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. You will also need to attach a 250 word statement to your application using this template (DOCX, 87.4 KB)

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.

    If you are a current student, to be considered for this scholarship, 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 
  • Include your 250 word statement using the template provided above. 

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

When you apply, please ensure that under the scholarships and collaborative study section you:

  1. Select 'I would like to be considered for a UQ scholarship to cover a living allowance stipend and tuition fee expenses'.

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.

Selection criteria

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

Contact

Graduate School

Terms and conditions

This is a philanthropic HDR living, top-up and travel grant scholarship and adheres to the terms and conditions outlined in the Schedule A Postgraduate Research Scholarships

All philanthropic scholarship recipients must follow the conditions of UQ research and travel scholarships, including reporting and progress requirements.

Holders of these philanthropic scholarships must acknowledge them in any paper that is published as a result of the research conducted while the recipient held the scholarship.

Donors may also invite the recipient to present on the work conducted as part of the scholarship, in which case they must comply or risk losing the scholarship.

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 may disclose the information you provide to the Donor 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

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.