The late Dianne Eerden made a substantial gift in her Will to the University of Tasmania to be used for a scholarship or bursary for a female student in the areas of neurosurgery or neuroscience.
The University of Tasmania is highly regarded internationally for teaching and academic excellence. Their lecturers and tutors have the opportunity to engage with students individually and offer personalised advice and guidance not available at larger institutions.
Their diverse range of degrees, student exchanges, and learning experiences offer students a unique educational experience and excellent preparation for their future careers.
Worth of Award
- This scholarship provides $9, 500 per year living allowance for 3 years, with a possible 6-month extension.
- The applicant/candidate must have been awarded a base stipend/living allowance scholarship at the RTP rate.
- This scholarship will provide a top-up to a base living allowance scholarship for a student already holding a base stipend at the APA rate. This scholarship will be paid over up to 3.5 years (three years plus the allowance for a six-month extension) with an additional 12 weeks paid maternity and 12 weeks paid sick leave available.
The following eligibility criteria apply to this scholarship:
- For a female candidate;
- The student must be studying either neurosurgery or neuroscience;
- The student must already hold a base stipend at the Research Training Program (RTP) rate.
How to Apply
- Applicants who wish to commence a Higher Degree by Research should visit the University of Tasmania’s Apply Now website and complete an application.
- Please indicate under Scholarship Support that you wish to be considered for a Research Training Program (RTP) living allowance scholarship, as well as the Dianne Eerden Elite Research Scholarship.
- Applicants who are already enrolled in a Higher Degree by Research at the University of Tasmania should contact [email protected] for guidance on how to apply.
Deadline: Application closes January 31, 2019.