John Landman PhD Scholarship

This PhD scholarship, worth approximately $120,000, is available for a well-qualified student undertaking a research relevant to eye health. The donor hopes this award will assist an applicant who may be in financial need to dedicate themselves fully to their research.

Applications open

24 Aug 2018

Applications closed

31 Oct 2018

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

General allowance
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $120,000

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 applicant commencing a PhD in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
    • be undertaking a research relevant to eye health
    • demonstrate exemplary skills in the nominated research area (eye health).
    • satisfy the Faculty’s entry requirements for a PhD, including minimum academic achievement of first-class honours or equivalent.

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of academic merit and faculty scholarship score.

    The selection committee will base its assessment on the application form, academic transcripts, the faculty scholarship score, the student's project proposal, CV, referee reports, and the statement relating to how the scholarship will benefit the applicant during their candidature.

    Special Conditions

    This scholarship is open only for the commencing students.

    The recipient must not hold a stipend, studentship or other form of scholarship whilst receiving this scholarship.

    The recipient of this scholarship must enrol full time.

  • Application process

    You must complete the application for the John Landman PhD Scholarship, and a course application.

    This scholarship is administered by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. Please direct your enquiries to

  • When will I know the outcome?

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

  • About the donor



What are the benefits?

A fortnightly allowance totalling approximately $35,000 pa, for up to 3.5 years.

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