RB McComas Research Scholarship in Ophthalmology

This scholarship was established with a donation from descendants of the late Robert Bond McComas C.M.G. It is awarded to Australian students undertaking postgraduate study in Ophthalmology under the direction of the Ringland Anderson Professor of Ophthalmology. Successful students will be awarded support of up to $31,518.

Applications open

1 Sep 2019

Applications closed

31 Oct 2019

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 $31,518

Applicable study areas

Medicine, dentistry, health and welfare

Number of scholarships awarded

1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be a graduate research applicant, or be currently enrolled as a graduate researcher, in the Department of Ophthalmology, Melbourne Medical School, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
    • satisfy the Faculty's entry requirements for PhD

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of academic merit, the 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 totalling at approximately $31,518 for up to 1 year.

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