Attraction Scholarship in Radiation Oncology Medical Physics, University of Western Australia (UWA)

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Title
Attraction Scholarship in Radiation Oncology Medical Physics
Description
The Western Australian Department of Health has established a scholarship fund for the purpose of attracting students with a strong desire to develop a career in radiation oncology medical physics. The demand for medical physicists specializing in radiation oncology is exceeding supply in Western Australia as the government seeks to expand cancer treatment services in the State. Through the award of the Attraction Scholarship in Radiation Oncology Medical Physics, the Department of Health is seeking to encourage suitable applicants to apply for the MSc (Medical Physics) course in the Faculty of Science to commence a radiation oncology medical physics research project and associated coursework in 2013. The scholarship is administered in accordance with the following conditions.
Payment type
Fortnightly Stipend
Value
$30000
Value unit
Per annum
Basis of award
Academic Achievement
Eligibility
  • eligible to enroll or be enrolled as a full-time student in the MSc (Medical Physics) course(see http://www.science.uwa.edu.au/courses/postgrad/coursework/medphysics for admission requirement into this course) at the University by the date of commencement of the scholarship;
  • agree to undertake an appropriate radiation oncology medical physics research project as determined by the School of Physics
  • be able to provide a current National Police Certificate
Selection Criteria

The scholarships are awarded to the applicants who, in the opinion of the selection committee, best demonstrate:

  • academic excellence as evidenced by their academic records;

  • a demonstrated interest and aptitude for medical physics, as evidenced in their curriculum vitae, other application documentation, or through an interview;

Written applications must include the following:
  • A completed Application for Postgraduate Study (Form PG-AP1)
  • A completed Supplementary Form for Graduate Research (Form PG-AP2) NB: for Question R2.2 it is sufficient to enter Radiation oncology medical physics. Research project details will be finalized before enrolment.
  • A full curriculum vitae including any evidence of your research background
  • A statement of at least 250 words describing why you would like to pursue a career in radiation oncology medical physics.
  • A National Police Clearance Certificate

All forms and attachments to be submitted to Vicki Falcetta in the Science Student Office, M083, 35 Stirling Highway, CRAWLEY, Western Australia 6009, by 5pm Friday 18th January, 2012.

Nationality
Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident
Study area
Physics
Commencement date
25/02/2013
Applications open
26/11/2012
Applications close
18/01/2013
Tenable At
University of Western Australia
Currently available
Yes
Application status
Closed

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