HDR Scholarship - Dementia Australia Research Foundation

Updated: 9 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

The Dementia Australia Research Foundation PhD Scholarships are for projects across all forms of dementia and in any topic area; biomedical (lab-based), clinical, psychosocial, or knowledge translation research projects will be considered. Topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Gaining a better understanding of the causes of dementia.
  • Developing strategies to reduce dementia risk and slow the progression of the
  • Providing accurate and timely diagnoses.
  • Improving treatment and care options for people living with dementia.
  • Increasing the awareness and understanding of rights, needs and experiences of
    people with dementia, their carers and families.
  • Finding a cure for dementia.

Important dates

Applications close 5pm AEDT, Friday 18 October 2019


This scholarship is available over 3 years.

  • Stipend of $30,000 per annum tax exempt

To be eligible you must:

  • be a domestic candidate (domestic includes candidates with Australian Citizenship, Australian Permanent Residency or New Zealand Citizenship).
  • meet Deakin's PhD entry requirements
  • meet all eligibility criteria outlined by Dementia Australia
  • be enrolling full time and hold an honours degree (first class) or an equivalent standard master's degree with a substantial research component.

Please refer to the research degree entry pathways page for further information.

For more information about this scholarship, please email Dementia Australia

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