Cancer Council Western Australia PhD Top Up Scholarship
Our PhD Top Up Scholarships are awarded to applicants who have outstanding track records in academic achievement, and the potential to pursue full-time PhD studies in cancer-related research. Research projects can be in the fields of laboratory, clinical, epidemiological, psycho-social and / or behavioural science. Applicants must be in the Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (or equivalent) - the PhD Top Up Scholarship adds to this award
Please note: we are currently reviewing our 2020 funding opportunities for funding to commence in 2021
Open date: TBC
PhD Top Up scholarships are awarded to highly ranked PhD students with a Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend or equivalent. The amount offered is up to $36,000 for up to 3 years full-time, with a maximum payable rate of $12,000 per annum. These scholarships are offered to students with an outstanding track record in academic achievement and research potential to pursue full-time PhD studies in Western Australia in cancer-related research.
The Baguley Family Bladder Cancer PhD Top Up will also be offered this year. This scholarship will be awarded to a student with an outstanding track record in academic achievement, and who is conducting research into the understanding and/or treatment of bladder cancer.
HOW TO APPLY
Please follow the guidelines outlined in thePhD Top Up Scholarship Guide to Applicants(138 KB) and complete the Application Form (73KB)
All recipients are required to provide an annual report for each funded year of their PhD. Visit the 'Recipient requirements' web page for report templates.
For IMPORTANT information regarding recent changes to our funding and how to write a plain language summary please review the General Guidance Documents.
NB: If applications are to be delivered by hand please leave applications at Cancer Council WA Reception, Level 1, 420 Bagot Road, Subiaco
For more information contact:
Research Admin Officer
Cancer Council Western Australia
420 Bagot Road
SUBIACO WA 6008
Tel: (08) 9388 4343