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Measuring developmental outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children - PhD Scholarship

The Indigenous Epidemiology and Health Unit, in the Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics is looking for a talented student to undertake a PhD focusing on the design, validation and evaluation of a psychometric measure to evaluate developmental outcomes in Australian Aboriginal children. This PhD scholarship, worth approximately $105,000, is available for a appropriately qualified student to commence research in 2018 in this exciting area.

Applications open

7 Jun 2018

Applications closed

5 Aug 2018

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Annual payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $30,000

Applicable study areas

Medicine, dentistry, health and welfare

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    have obtained an Honours or Masters Degree (or equivalence) and must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident.

    Applicants are required to meet the University of Melbourne’s requirements for a Research Higher Degree candidature.

  • Application process

    Further information on the scholarship and application process can be found here.

What are the benefits?

A fortnightly allowance totalling approximately $30,000 pa, for up to 3.5 years.

Further details on the stipend and scholarship terms can be found here.

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