AITHM PhD Scholarships at JCU in Australia

  • Australia

Scholarship Description:

AITHM PhD Scholarships at JCU in Australia is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

James Cook University (JCU) is offering scholarships for Australian and international students. These scholarships are available for outstanding and highly motivated students with an interest in tropical health and medical research who wish to undertake a PhD programme in 2016. Scholarships cover $28,000 per annum for three years full time study. Applications must be submitted by Friday 6 November 2015.

Participating Institution(s): James Cook University (JCU) in Australia.

 Study Subject: AITHM’s research is structured across six research themes, which reflect AITHM’s research priorities. PhD projects will be available in one or more of these themes: Theme A. Re-emerging infectious diseases, vectors and Australia’s health security, Theme B. Health Systems Research and Indigenous Health Research, Theme C. Chronic Diseases with high prevalence in Tropical Australia, Theme D. Molecular Development of Therapeutics. Theme E. Genetic and epigenetic aspects of disease and Theme F. Occupational Health and Safety. Accidents and injuries associated with key industries in rural and remote North Queensland.
Degree Level: Scholarships are available to undertake a PhD programme at JCU in 2016.

Eligibility: To be eligible for an AITHM Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • All applicants must have a JCU/AITHM researcher who has agreed to act as Advisor should their AITHM scholarship application be successful. The following JCU Research Centre websites may be useful in finding an Advisor working in an area of relevance to AITHM: Anton Breinl Centre for Health Systems Strengthening, Centre for Biodiscovery and Molecular Development of Therapeutics, Centre for Biosecurity and Tropical Infectious Diseases, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention, Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Comparative Genomics Centre, Queensland Research Centre for Peripheral Vascular Disease

  • Potential Advisors can also be found by visiting the JCU Research Portfolio website.

  • All applicants must meet the JCU Higher Degree by Research (Research Doctorate) requirements.

  • Applicants must be available to commence their PhD by no later than 30 June 2016.

Eligible Nationalities: Applications welcomed from domestic and international students.


Scholarship Value:
-$28,000 per annum
-3 years full time study
-Applications welcomed from domestic and international students. Fee waivers will be available for international students who meet JCU requirements. Further information regarding tuition fees and waiver of fees is available here:
Tuition Fee – Internal Sponsorship and Exemption Policy
Tuition Fee Policy for International Students

Application Procedure: Applications should be submitted online.

Application Form

Deadline: Applications must be submitted by 6 November 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Degree Level:

AITHM PhD Scholarships at JCU in Australia is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.


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