FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS


SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Sport and Exercise Science: Athlete Development in Australian Swimming

Background:

A unique opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar to undertake research examining athlete development issues in Australian Swimming. The research will be conducted as part of a collaboration between The University of Sydney and Swimming Australia in Brisbane.

 

This Scholarship is funded by Swimming Australia.

Open to:

a. This Scholarship is offered subject to applicants having an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD at the University of Sydney.

  b. Applicants must be willing to undertake research in the field of athlete development in Australian swimming.
  c. Applicants must hold at least one of the following degrees:
  • Australian First Class or Second Class Upper Division Honours degree,
  • Master by Research degree, or
  • an equivalent qualification.
 

d. Applicants must also demonstrate the following:

  • academic excellence including but not limited to academic awards or publications,
  • individual productivity whilst working in a team context,
  • experience in statistical analysis either working independently or as part of a research team, and experience or interest in research or working within a sport science context.
Value and Duration: The scholarship will provide a stipend allowance of $26,000 per annum for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance.
Further Information: Terms and Conditions
Opening Date: 13 September 2018
Application Form: Closed
Closing Date: 2 November 2018 at 11:59pm

John A Lamberton Research Scholarships

Background:

Established in 2004 by donations totalling $1,000,000 from the widow of John A Lamberton (1925-2002), these scholarships are for the purpose of fostering research and aim to recognise and encourage excellence in areas emanating from and inspired by the work of Dr John A Lamberton or in the area of science aimed at chemical understanding of brain function and malfunction.

Open to: Candidates who are citizens or permanent residents of Australia.
  Candidates at postgraduate level who are enrolled full-time in higher research degrees and shall be tenable at the University of Sydney only.
Value: To be determined by the Scholarship Committee
Duration:  1-3 years
Open Date: Closed
Close Date:  Closed
Conditions:  Read more

Allied Health PhD Scholarship in Chronic Lung Disease

In February 2017, Lung Foundation Australia (LFA) teamed up with the Better Breathing Foundation (BBF) to improve support to allied health professionals conducting research in chronic lung disease by developing the Allied Health PhD Scholarship in Chronic Lung Disease.

The LFA/BBF are offering one co-funded scholarship worth $40,000 per annum over a period of four years.

Students with an allied health background wishing to undertake a PhD in chronic lung disease are invited to submit an application. This PhD Scholarship is aimed at a researcher who is commencing a higher degree and interested in improving outcomes for patients living with a chronic lung disease.

A set amount of funds of $20,000 per year over a four year period total funding $80,000) is to be provided by the LFA/BBF

Whilst students must demonstrate that their University is willing to partner and co-fund the scholarship (total co-funding $80,000) and is able to guarantee the funding availability upon commencement of the PhD Scholarship. The Scholarships Office suggests that applicants speak to their faculty in regards to co-funding prior to commencing the application process.

To make an application and for more information please visit the Better Breathing Foundation website

Mary Frances Stephens Scholarship

Background:

A unique opportunity is available for an outstanding Masters by Research or PhD scholar in the area of Occupational Therapy in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney.

This scholarship was established in 2010 from the estate of the late Mary Frances Stephens.

Open to:

This Scholarship is offered subject to applicants being currently enrolled in full-time studies in a Masters by Research or PhD within the discipline of Occupational Therapy in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must have successfully completed at least one full-time (or equivalent part-time) year in their Masters by Research or PhD.

Applicants may also be a recipient of a primary stipend Scholarship from the University of Sydney.

Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide a stipend allowance of $12,000 per annum for up to 1.75 years for a successful Masters by Research applicant, and 3 years for a successful PhD applicant, subject to satisfactory academic performance.
Further Information: 

Terms and Conditions -Primary

Terms and Conditions -Supplementary

Opening Date: 

 July 2019

Closing Date: 

 July 2019


Deirdre Russell Memorial Scholarship

Background:

A unique opportunity is available for an outstanding Masters by Research or PhD scholar in the area of Speech Pathology in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney.

This scholarship was established in 2011 from the estate of the late John Durie Russell.

Open to:

This Scholarship is offered subject to applicants being currently enrolled in full-time studies in a Masters by Research or PhD within the discipline of Speech Pathology in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must have successfully completed at least one full-time (or equivalent part-time) year in their Masters by Research or PhD.

Applicants may also be a recipient of a primary stipend Scholarship from the University of Sydney.

Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide a stipend allowance of $13,000 per annum for up to 1.75 years for a successful Masters by Research applicant, and 3 years for a successful PhD applicant, subject to satisfactory academic performance.
Further Information: 

Terms and Conditions- Primary

Terms and Conditions- Supplementary

Opening Date: 

November 2019

Closing Date:  November 2019

Doctor Liang Voice Program PhD Scholarship

Background:

An opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar to conduct research into the establishment and testing of a laryngeal database. This will require knowledge of the field and scoping the speech language community to deliver novel data solutions to enhance research.

The Dr Liang Voice Program (DLVP) was established in 2017 to support research, research training, clinical training and education in the field of laryngeal and voice conditions. The objective of this world first program is to transform quality of care and improve outcomes for those affected by voice disorders.

Open to:

This Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled for full-time studies in a PhD at the University of Sydney within the:
I. Faculty of Health Sciences,
II. Faculty of Medicine and Health, or
III. Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies.

Applicants must be willing to undertake research in the field of Laryngology with a focus on the establishment, collection and organisation of data sets.

Applicants must have an understanding of relevant clinical data parameters.

Applicants must hold an Honours degree (First Class or equivalent) or have completed a four-year degree with an outstanding record of professional and/or research achievements since graduation.

Value and Duration:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend rate for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 6 months.

A successful recipient will also be awarded an allowance of $5,000 per annum to attend and present at relevant conferences and/or attend meetings with collaborators. These funds will be accessed by the successful recipient through their primary supervisor and Faculty Finance Manager.

Academic course fees and the Student Services Amenities fee are not provided for a successful international applicant.

Further Information:  Terms and Conditions
Opening Date: 5 March 2019
Application Form:   Closed
Closing Date:  30 April 2019 at 11:59pm 

Faculty of Health Sciences Student Leadership Award

Background:

The Faculty of Health Sciences Student Leadership Award is awarded to students who have demonstrated sustained and outstanding student leadership whilst studying in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney.

Open to: Applicants must be enrolled at the University of Sydney at the time of their application.
  Applicants must have engaged in leadership activities that further the goals and values of The University of Sydney in their discipline or profession and/or on a health related community issue.
Value: $1,000
Duration:  One-off payment
Open Date:  1 August 2018
Application Form: CLOSED
Close Date:  21 October 2018
Conditions:  Read more 

NHMRC CRE Disability and Health PhD Scholarship

Background:

An opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar to conduct research in the area of disability and health. The research project will explore the disadvantage and inequities experienced by people with disabilities and impact on their health and wellbeing.

 

The research is to be conducted with the Centre of Research Excellence – Disability and Health (CRE-DH) team which is co-located with the Centre for Disability Research and Policy and the Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney.

 

This Scholarship is funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council Centre of Research Excellence (NHMRC-CRE) in Disability and Health grant.

 

Applicants are encouraged to apply if they:
I. have lived experience of disability,
II. are from Indigenous background,
III. are from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, or
IV. have coursework studies in disability and related fields. 

Open to:

This Scholarship is offered subject to applicants having an unconditional offer of admission or currently being enrolled for full-time studies in a PhD within the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney.

  Applicants must be willing to undertake research into the field of disability and health.
  Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident.
 

Applicants must also hold an Honours degree (First Class) or equivalent in one of the following areas:
I. Public health,
II. Social sciences,
III. Statistics,
IV. Social policy,
V. Allied health, or
VI. a related area.

 

Applicants must have a strong research background in one of the following areas:
I. Biostatistics, or
II. Social sciences, and/or
III. Health research including qualitative methods or quantitative social sciences.

 

Applicants must demonstrate interest in applying these skills to examining inequities in social participation, economic and health outcomes of people with and without disabilities.

Value and Duration:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum Research Training Program (RTP) rate (indexed on 1 January each year) for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 6 months, if funding becomes available.

Further Information: Terms and Conditions
Opening Date: 23 April 2019
Application Form: Closed
Closing Date: 22 May 2019 at 11:59pm

The Helga Pettitt Faculty of Health Sciences Postgraduate Study Award

Background:

The Helga Pettitt Faculty of Health Sciences Postgraduate Study Award is to support an alumnus enrolled in a Masters by Research or PhD in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney.

The Award was established in 2008 in honour of Helga Pettit’s 28 year commitment to the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Open to:

This Award is offered subject to applicants having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled in a Masters by Research or PhD within the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must be undertaking research.

Applicants must be a graduate of the Faculty of Health Science in the University of Sydney.

Applicants must not have been a previous recipient of this Award.

Value and Duration: The Award has a value of $1,500 and will be paid as a one off payment.
Further Information:  Terms and Conditions
Opening Date: 2 February 2019
Application Form: CLOSED
Closing Date:  22 February 2019 at 11:59pm

The Faculty of Health Sciences Traumatic Brain Injury Scholarship

Background:

An opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar to conduct research into the area of communication disorders following traumatic brain injury.

Open to:

The Scholarship is offered subject to applicants having an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in PhD within the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney.

  Applicants must be willing to undertake research in the field of traumatic brain injury with a focus on communication outcomes.
  Applicants must hold an Honours degree (First Class or equivalent) or have completed a four year degree with an outstanding record of professional and/or related research achievements since graduation.
 

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen, or Australian Permanent Resident.

Value and Duration:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship rate (indexed on 1 January each year) for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance.

 

An extension of up to 6 months may be available for a successful recipient, depending on the availability of funds.

Further Information: Terms and Conditions
Opening Date: 4 June 2019
Application Form: APPLY NOW
Closing Date: 29 August 2019 at 11:59pm