John A Lamberton Research Scholarships


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:  APPLY NOW
Close Date:  22 May
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

Postgraduate Scholarship in Exercise Immunology


The Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Exercise Immunology (Scholarship) is funded by the University of Sydney. This study will examine factors leading to high rates of adverse events associated with vaccination of adolescents during Year 7 vaccination programs, and investigate the potential for interventions aimed to mitigate them.

Open to:  1. The Scholarship is open to Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, or citizens of New Zealand who have an unconditional offer to study a full-time research degree in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney.
  2. Applicants must have successfully completed an Honours degree, or masters level degree and have a background in immunology, physiology or exercise science.
Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance of $10,000 per annum (fixed rate) for up to two years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. No extension is possible.
Open Date:  28 November 2017
Close Date:  28 December 2017 at 11:59pm
Conditions:  Read more
How to Apply:  Apply Now