National Blood Authority Scholarship


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Higher Degree by Research
Study area Medicine
HDR funding type Living stipend scholarship
Scholarship value $25,000 - $30,000
Scholarship duration 1 year
Opening date 28 August 2020
Closing date 28 September 2020


The Program is to facilitate world-class research and development in Australia that contributes to optimising the use, management and administration of blood products, and improve patient outcomes.

The National Blood Authority Scholarship is intended to support medical researchers in attainment of a PhD or Master’s degree or Postdoctoral Research Fellowship.

Proposals should outline the benefits to either:

  • Efficient and effective use of immunoglobulin products  OR
  • Patient Blood Management evidence gaps

Applicants are asked to describe how the project will be translated into practice that will directly impact on individual patients’ outcomes, population health and wellbeing, and/or blood or blood product use. In addition, applicants must describe how this research addresses the research priorities for either Patient Blood Management (PBM) or Immunoglobulin (Ig) as set out in Sections 1.4.1 and 1.4.2 of the Grant Opportunity Guidelines.


Intended to support medical researchers in attainment of PhD, Master’s degree or Postdoctoral Research Fellow.

It is required that, at the time of submitting an application and for the duration of a grant, Scholarship grant recipients must be an Australian citizen, a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with Special Category Visa (subclass 444) status.

The National Blood Authority may waive this requirement where it can be demonstrated that the research is based in Australia and will benefit health and medical research in Australia.

Applicants cannot hold any other scholarship funding at the time of application.

Applications are closed.

Before you get started

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How to apply

All Scholarship funding applications must be submitted using the Application for Scholarship Form

Scholarship Applicants are also required to submit a completed Scholarship Acknowledgement Form

All of the above forms are located here.

Applications must be lodged electronically before 11:59pm, 28 September 2020 (Australian Eastern Standard Time) 

Applications should be emailed to:

R&, marked for the attention of the Program Director.

Selection criteria

Applications will also be assessed on the basis of the following evaluation criteria:

  • Research Scope, Focus and Potential Value
  • Quality
  • Governance and Ethics
  • Efficient and Effective Use of Funds
Applications are closed.


Program Director
Applications are closed.