[Usyd-scholarships-announce] Weekly Research Scholarship Email
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Mon Jan 9 15:40:53 EST 2012
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Week beginning: 9 January 2012
For further information on the scholarships listed below, please see: http://sydney.edu.au/scholarships/research/current_research_scholarships.shtml , and search the Research Scholarships Database by keyword.
RESEARCH: Infectious disease, ageing bone, rare diseases
OVERSEAS: Indigenous fellowship
OTHER: Cardiovascular research, agricultural business and sustainability
Title of Funding Opportunity: PhD Scholarship in Infectious Disease Control
PhD funding is available for a qualified student with a background in biomedical, computer science, medicine or related and is interested in studying bacterial genomics. Funding is valued at $24,000pa (tax exempt) for up to three years.
Closing Date: 24 February 2012
Title of Funding Opportunity: Postgraduate Scholarship in Bone Research
PhD funding is available for a candidate with good honours/MSc degree in science and is interested in investigating bone marrow fat and all other bone cells. Applicants must have a base knowledge of bone biology and be familiar with related techniques and terminology. Only Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens are eligible. Funding is valued at $40,000 for one year (tax exempt) with the possibility of being renewed for up to three years.
Closing Date: 20 January 2012
Title of Funding Opportunity: PhD Scholarship in Medicine (Psychosocial burden of rare diseases on Australian children and families)
A full-time postgraduate scholarship is available to a suitably qualified candidate to undertake research studies leading to a PhD in Medicine; the project aims to determine the functional, financial and psychological burden of rare diseases on affected children and their families, as well as their needs and preferences for education and support services; applicants must be Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or New Zealand citizens and should have a good honours degree in a relevant field; $27, 651pa; up to three years; this scholarship is conditional on the University signing an agreement with the Partner Organisations(s) named in the Linkage Project grant.
Revised Closing Date: 16 March 2012
Title of Funding Opportunity: PhD Scholarship in Medicine (Complexity and cost of health service utilisation by children with rare diseases)
A full-time postgraduate scholarship is available to a suitably qualified candidate to undertake research studies leading to a PhD in Medicine; the project aims to determine the financial impact of rare childhood diseases on a large paediatric hospital; applicants must be Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or New Zealand citizens and should have a good honours degree in a relevant field; $27, 651pa; up to three years; this scholarship is conditional on the University signing an agreement with the Partner Organisations(s) named in the Linkage Project grant.
Revised Closing Date: 16 March 2012
Title of Funding Opportunity: The Lisa Fox Indigenous Fellowship Program
Funding is available for one Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander to undertake a Masters or Doctoral program at New York University. Applicants should have a First Class Honours degree or a strong Second Class Honours degree and can choose from multiple fields of study, but must be enrolled at NYU before receiving funding. The fellowship covers the cost of tuition and travel. A stipend of $29,394 is also provided for up to four years depending on course of study.
Closing Date: 27 January 2012
Title of Funding Opportunity: Heart Foundation Travel Grants 2012
Funding is available for early career Australian cardiovascular researchers to travel overseas and present their research at international conferences. Indigenous Australians are also encouraged to apply. Funding is for Australian or New Zealand citizens or permanent residents based in Australia and enrolled in PhD or Masters. Please see Application Guide on the website for further details and instruction on how to apply.
Closing Date: There are three rounds of applications per year, please see website for further instruction and internal closing dates. The first internal closing date is 31 January 2012.
Title of Funding Opportunity: NSW Government Rural Assistance Authority Board Higher Degree Research Scholarships
Two funding opportunities are available for highly motivated students with interest in building productive and sustainable agricultural business in rural communities. Students must be enrolled in NSW or ACT universities and pursing a Masters or PhD in Agriculture, Economics and Business, the Sciences, or the Social Sciences. Funding is for two awards of up to $10,000 for one year.
Closing Date: 29 February 2012
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