TQEH Research Foundation Honours Research Scholarships 2010

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH) campus, of the Central Northern Adelaide Health Service (CNAHS) on Woodville Road, Woodville South, has a substantial research base, with a large number of University Department and Hospital Unit research arms forming the Basil Hetzel Institute (BHI).

Through its teaching and research affiliation with the Universities of Adelaide and South Australia, TQEH provides valuable basic and clinical research training opportunities at its site. Well-equipped laboratories in its brand new research facility and an active honours student population provide a stimulating environment for further studies.

The Honours Research Scholarship scheme, part of a wider Scholarship program at TQEH, is oversighted by The Institute (BHI) Policy Committee.

The Scholarship program is made possible through the valuable and continuing support of The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Research Foundation and research departments on the campus.

Description

The Scholarship scheme is a competitive, application-based scheme that supports students with research promise to undertake an Honours degree at an institution of higher education.

Funding

Awards in 2010

Potential exists to award a number of new scholarships in 2010 depending on the availability of TQEH research Foundation program/department funds.

Stipend payments

A stipend of between $4,000 and $8,000 will be paid to successful applicants depending on the availability of program/department funds. Finance and Business Services, TQEH will pay the stipend as three payments in April, June and September, into a bank account nominated by the student.

Stipends are currently tax free under Section 23(z) of the Income Assessment Act 1936.

Eligibility

Students must be eligible to enrol in an Honours Degree with any University in South Australia.

A student can only hold a TQEH Research Foundation Honours Research Scholarship if they do not simultaneously hold another Honours Scholarship.

Any research of a collaborative nature with University Departments outside of TQEH or with other organisations will need terms and conditions to be documented in a research agreement and attached to the Scholarship application.

Closing date for Honours Scholarship applications: Friday 30 October 2009.

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