Picchi Brothers Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship, worth $175,000, is to support an enrolling graduate research student who demonstrates research potential and intends to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the field of asthma research.

Applications open

1 Jan 2023

Last day for applications

16 Jul 2023
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Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

General allowance
Tuition fee exemption
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

100% fee remission and up to $175,000

Applicable study areas

Medicine, dentistry, health and welfare

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • be an outstanding graduate research applicant of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
    • be researching in the field of asthma
    • satisfy the Faculty's entry requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • be able to commence the PhD in 2023
    • have not completed a PhD or held a graduate research scholarship previously

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants will be selected on the basis of academic merit and commencing their PhD research in the field of asthma.

    The selection committee will base its assessment on the application form, academic transcripts, the faculty scholarship score and the student's project proposal, CV and referee reports.

    See the full MDHS Graduate Research Trust Scholarships Terms and Conditions.

  • Application process

    Have applied for and met the entry requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.

    This scholarship is administered by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. Please contact mdhs-scholarships@unimelb.edu.au to apply.

  • 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?

  • Full fee offset for up to 4 years
  • A living allowance of $50,000 per year pro rata for up to 3.5 years
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