W. P. Greene Scholarship

This top-up scholarship, worth approximately $10,500, is available for a well-qualified student undertaking a research relevant to cancer.

Applications open

15 Mar 2019

Applications closed

8 May 2019

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Annual payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $3,500

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 graduate research degree, or currently enrolled in a graduate research degree in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
    • be undertaking a research relevant to cancer at the University of Melbourne Centre for Cancer Research (UMCCR)
    • have a principal supervisor affiliated with the UMCCR
    • demonstrate exemplary skills in the nominated research area (cancer)
    • satisfy the Faculty’s entry requirements for graduate research

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of academic merit, faculty scholarship score, project proposal, demonstrated skill in the relevant research area, demonstrated financial need, and career aspiration.

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

  • Application process

    This scholarship is currently closed for applications.

  • 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 totaling approximately $3,500 pa, for up to 3.5 years.

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