Mary Frances Stephens Scholarship


The Mary Frances Stephens Scholarship was established in 2010 to support postgraduate research in the discipline of Occupational Therapy with a preference for projects with an inter-disciplinary involvement. The scholarship is open to students who have successfully completed the full-time equivalent of at least one year of higher degree research in the discipline of Occupational Therapy at the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Selection criteria

Selection is based on academic merit and the applicant’s performance during their first year of candidature.


The Scholarship provides a stipend of $12,000 per annum for 3 years less any period of enrolment towards the degree at the time the offer is made. Recipients must enrol full-time during the tenure of the scholarship.

How to apply

To apply, applicants must email the completed application form, annual progress report and referee report to .


Faculty Research Office
Phone: +61 2 9360 7344

Applications close: 5pm, 20th March 2015