Exercise, Cognition and Healthy Ageing Scholarship 2022 - University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia

Accepted until position filled.
  • Partial Funding
  • University of the Sunshine Coast
  • PhD
  • Exercise Sciences, Cognitive Science, Healthy Ageing
  • Domestic Students
  • Australia
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Scholarship Description:

Exercise, Cognition and Healthy Ageing Scholarship 2022 - University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia is open for Domestic Students . The scholarship allows PhD level programm(s) in the field of Exercise Sciences, Cognitive Science, Healthy Ageing taught at University of the Sunshine Coast . The deadline of the scholarship is Accepted until position filled..

The University of the Sunshine Coast, the school of health and sports sciences has a scholarship position available for domestic applicants in the field of healthy ageing.

The scholarship is open for outstanding Ph.D. candidates.

Degree Level:

Exercise, Cognition and Healthy Ageing Scholarship 2022 - University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia is available to undertake PhD level programs at University of the Sunshine Coast.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Exercise Sciences
  • Cognitive Science
  • Healthy Ageing

Scholarship Benefits:

The successfully selected applicant will be awarded $28,597 per annum tax-free (2021 rate), indexed annually for the duration of his/her PhD study at USC.


Eligible Nationalities:

Australia

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Domestic Applicant

  • Approved for admission to the USC PhD Program 

  • Bachelor’s Degree with First Class Honours or equivalent previous study, relevant work experience, research publications, or other research experience

  • Not hold a PhD

  • Not have previously held a Commonwealth-funded postgraduate research scholarship unless it was terminated within six months of the current scholarship’s payments commencing

  • Not be the recipient of an equivalent award, scholarship, or salary, providing a benefit greater than 75 percent of the Research Training Program rate to undertake a HDR. Income unrelated to the course of study is not to be taken into account

  • Satisfactory progress must be maintained throughout the PhD program

Selection criteria
  • Minimum academic qualifications as outlined in the USC HDR Candidature – Procedures eligibility requirements for PhD program admission
  • Has an Honours or Research Masters degree in an area of allied health, for example Exercise Physiology, Exercise and Sports Science, Physiotherapy, Biomedical Science, or Nursing (or equivalent) or will have by mid-2020 
  • Relevant research experience and publications (very highly desirable)
  • Is willing to become dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) and phlebotomy qualified
  • Is a highly motivated individual who possesses a strong work ethic and willingness to learn
  • Has excellent communication skills
  • Has the ability to work independently and within a team
  • Excellent attention to detail and an ability to think laterally
  • Has demonstrated organisational ability and good record-keeping skills
  • Has an interest in working with the older adult population
  • Laboratory skills are desirable but not essential.

Application Procedure:

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