JDRF PhD Top-up Scholarship


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Higher Degree by Research
Study area Health and Behavioural Sciences, Medicine
HDR funding type Top-up Scholarship
Opening date 28 February 2020
Closing date 20 April 2020


The JDRF PhD Top-up scholarship is designed to support PhD students in the field of Type 1 Diabetes. The Top-Up will provides additional funding up to $6,000 per year, on top of their PhD Scholarship stipend, full-time or part-time, contingent on satisfactory progress.


The JDRF PhD Top-Up scholarship is available to domestic students in receipt of a Research Training Program Stipend (formerly Australian Postgraduate Award), NHMRC Postgraduate Award or University-funded scholarship. Students must be pursuing research relevant to JDRF’s mission – to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes and its complications.

Applicants must be:

  • Recipients of either a Research Training Program Stipend, NHMRC Postgraduate Award or a University-funded PhD scholarship
  • Not in receipt of any other PhD top-up funding
  • Pursuing research relevant to type 1 diabetes and its complications
  • Australian citizens or permanent residents currently residing in Australia.
Applications are closed.

Before you get started

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How to apply

Instructions on how to apply can be found at JDRF's website.

Selection criteria

This successful applicant will be a PhD student in the field of Type 1 Diabetes.

Applications are closed.


JDRF Australia
+61 2 9020 6143
Applications are closed.