Yiaga Ngarnga Scholarship for Infection and Immunity
The Yiaga Ngarnga Scholarship (for Infection and Immunity) was launched following a generous donation from the Lionel Gell Foundation to the Doherty Institute and with support from the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne. The scholarship supports graduate research for an Indigenous Australian with demonstrated excellence in the area of Immunology or Infectious Diseases research in the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute).
21 Jul 2021
24 Sep 2021
How to apply
Full benefit details
Australian / domestic student
up to $175,000
Applicable study areas
Medicine, dentistry, health and welfare
Number of scholarships awarded
What are the benefits?
The successful candidate will be offered a Research Training Program Scholarship (Stipend and Fee Offset) which includes a living allowance stipend of $31,200 per annum pro rata (2021 full time study rate) for up to 3.5 years. In addition, a $18,800 top-up stipend per year (non-indexed) will be available for up to 3.5 years for a combined annual stipend and top-up stipend amount of $50,000 (taking into account the 2021 RTP stipend rate which may be indexed annually).
In addition to the above, non-financial benefits of up to $34,200 will be available to support research-related expenses over the duration of candidature.
One Yiaga Ngarnga Scholarship (for Infection and Immunity) is available for 2021.
For complete listings of faculty-specific scholarships, please see individual faculty websites.
The information listed here is subject to change without notice. Where we have listed information about jointly run scholarships programs, please also see our partners' websites. Information describing the number and value of scholarships awarded is indicative.