Cancer Council Western Australia PhD Top Up Scholarship

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Cancer Council Western Australia PhD Top Up Scholarship 2018

Our PhD Top Up Scholarships are awarded to applicants who have outstanding track records in academic achievement, and the potential to pursue full-time PhD studies in cancer-related research. Research projects can be in the fields of laboratory, clinical, epidemiological, psycho-social and / or behavioral science. Applicants must already hold a Commonwealth Government Australian Postgraduate Award ( or equivalent ), and the PhD Top Up Scholarship adds to this award

PhD Top Up Scholarship 2018

PhD Top Up scholarships are awarded to highly ranked PhD students with a Research Training Program ( RTP ) Stipend or equivalent.  The amount offered is up to $36,000 for up to 3 years full-time, with a maximum payable rate of $12,000 per annum.

It is important to note that the university funding available to PhD students will be taken in to consideration by our Pre-doctoral Grants Advisory Subcommittee when allocating the available funding. This may impact on the top up amount allocated to individual PhD students.

The Cancer Council Western Australia PhD Top Up Scholarships are offered to students with an outstanding track record in academic achievement and research potential to pursue full-time PhD studies in Western Australia in cancer-related research.  Research projects can be in the fields of laboratory, clinical, epidemiological, psychosocial and/or behavioral science.

Cancer Council Western Australia PhD Top Up Scholarship 2018 Eligibility

The following students are eligible to apply

  • Applicants must be Australia citizens or permanent residents of Australia.
  • Applicants must be enrolled in a PhD at the time the top up starts. The PhD must commence no later than August, 2018.
  • Applicants must have
    • Completed requirements for the award of an appropriate degree with a minimum of upper second- class Honours.
    • A Medical Degree.
  • Applicants must be enrolled, or be eligible to enroll as full-time student in an approved post bachelor course at an eligible institution.
  • Applicants must have applied for a three year competitive postgraduate scholarship, such as an RTP.
    • Receipt of this Scholarship is contingent upon the receipt of an RTP or equivalent award.’

Cancer Council Western Australia PhD Top Up Scholarship 2018 Application

Applications forms can be found at http://www.cancerwa.asn.au/research/funding or via the Research Project Officer: Linda Vivian, Telephone 08 9300 4354, E-mail research@cancerwa.asn.au

How to apply

Please follow the guidelines outlined in the PhD Top Up Scholarship Guide to Applicants( 47 KB ) and complete the Application Form ( 111 KB )

Progress and Final Report template( 99kb ) – all recipients are required to submit a final report within 3 months of the completion of thePhD.

For IMPORTANT information regarding recent changes to our funding and how to write a plain language summary please review the General Guidance Documents.

NB : If applications are to be delivered by hand please leave applications at Cancer Council WA Reception, Level 1, 420 Bagot Road, Subiaco

For more information contact
Research Admin Officer
Cancer Council Western Australia
420 Bagot Road
SUBIACO  WA  6008
Tel: (08) 9388 4354
Fax: (08) 9212 4334

Cancer Council Western Australia PhD Top Up Scholarship 2018 Important Dates

EventsDate
Applications are to be received on later than31st October, 2017 ( Tuesday ) 4pm
Advertise commencing9th August, 2017
Application Close 4pm31st October, 2017
Recommendation to boardNovember / December, 2017
Notification in writingDecember, 2017
Results will be announcedApril, 2018