-The Scholarships are transitional awards that will be awarded to students who are clinicians and health science professionals (broadly defined as a person with a history of patient contact and working under a Professional Board) entering PhD or MD degrees without an NHMRC (or equivalent) scholarship. -The Scholarships will allow up to one year’s research activities whilst an NHMRC (or equivalent) application is developed. – The Scholarships are typically open to Australian citizens or permanent residents enrolled or in the process of enrolling in a graduate research program at The University of Melbourne, Monash University or Swinburne University. -The research in the neurosciences and related fields is to be undertaken in a Victorian research institution (one of the above universities or their affiliated medical research institutions and public teaching hospitals) -The Scholarships are to recognise and support outstanding students who have completed a relevant degree (eg medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, psychology or other health-related science degrees) and have been accepted into, but before commencement of, a PhD (or equivalent) program in a Victorian institution to pursue a research project in the neurosciences and related fields.
Scholarship Deadline: 21 October 2011
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