International Scholarships

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

[Australia] PhD Scholarship 2008 and Foundation Grants for Medical Application in Australia

Foundation Grants in 2008

Closing date - Friday 5 October 2007

In 2008, research grants will be available for research in the fields of BRAIN SCIENCES, DIABETES, GERIATRICS, LUNG DISEASES (excluding cancer) RHEUMATOLOGY, VISION SCIENCES and in the medical application of GENETIC RESEARCH.

The value of the grants is between $8,000 and $20,000. These limits will be strictly adhered to and is preferably, but not exclusively, for specific equipment.

A commitment for continued support cannot be given.

PhD Scholarship 2008

Closing date for these applications is 31 July 2007.

The Rebecca L Cooper Medical Research Foundation is offering a scholarship, to commence in 2008, for young science and medical graduates. The scholarship will be granted for the undertaking of a thesis study in the medical applications of Genetic Research at a recognised Australian University. The Scholarship is intended to support basic and clinical research training within Australian research units and as a precursor to more advanced study in Australia and/or overseas.

The scholarship will be granted for one year and be renewable for three years depending on satisfactory progress. Applicants should be about to commence their PhD or be in their first year.

Applications should include a 2-3 page summary of their research proposal, their CV, as well as a letter from their proposed supervisor and one other referee.

Applicants will be advised of their success or otherwise by the end of September 2007.

Guidelines and application forms are available from the Foundation’s website and from the Research Offices of most Universities or Research Institutions.

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