May Stewart Bursary

This scholarship, worth up to $30,600, is for domestic graduate research students in a field related to neurodegenerative diseases. It was established by the late Dr Randal Alexander Stewart in memory of his mother.

Applications open

1 Sep 2018

Applications closed

31 Oct 2018

Application type

Application required, or
Automatic consideration
How to apply

Benefit type

Annual payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $30,600

Applicable study areas

Medicine, dentistry, health and welfare

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an outstanding graduate research applicant, or enrolled graduate researcher, of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
    • be researching in a field related to neurodegenerative diseases
    • satisfy the Faculty's entry requirements for PhD

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of academic merit, faculty scholarship score, demonstrated skill in the relevant research area, career aspiration and the terms and conditions of the trust.

    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

    Commencing students will be automatically considered.

    Continuing students must complete an online application for Graduate Research Scholarships.

    Recipients of trust-funded scholarships are required to reapply by 31 October each year or their scholarship funding will cease.

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

  • 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, totalling approximately $30,600.

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