Janice and Colin Smith Scholarship in Diabetes Research

This top-up scholarship, worth approximately $6,000, is available from 2018 for a holder of a multi-year scholarship such as Melbourne Research Scholarship or Research Training Program Scholarship.

Applications open

29 Nov 2017

Applications closed

7 Mar 2018

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Annual payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $6,000

Applicable study areas

Medicine, dentistry, health and welfare

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an outstanding graduate researcher in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
    • be undertaking research in diabetes

    Selection criteria

    The selection committee will assess applicants for the scholarship based on:

    • demonstrated financial need
    • demonstrated research excellence
    • academic merit
    • faculty scholarship score
    • demonstrated skill in the relevant research area
    • career aspiration
    • terms and conditions of the gift

    The selection committee will base its assessment on:

    • academic transcripts
    • faculty scholarship score
    • project proposal
    • CV
    • referee reports
    • statement relating to financial need, accompanied by supporting documents (where applicable to the individual applicant).
  • Application process

    You must complete the application for the Janice and Colin Smith Scholarship in Diabetes Research.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Successful candidates will be advised of the outcome of their application according to the Faculty's published timelines.

What are the benefits?

A fortnightly allowance for up to 1 year, totaling approximately $6,000.

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