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Health Innovation and Transformation Centre PhD scholarships

Federation University’s Health Innovation and Transformation Centre (HITC) is pleased to announce that a number of full-time PhD scholarships will be on offer to exceptional candidates, in alignment with any one of the six (6) HITC Research Streams.

There will be one Indigenous-specific PhD scholarship available.

Stipend: $ 28,092 per annum (indexed annually)

RTP Fee-offset Scholarship / Tuition Fee Scholarship: Available

Funding length: Three years full-time (no extensions permitted)

Location: Any one of our Berwick, Churchill or Mt Helen campuses in Victoria.

Commencement: On or before 1st March 2021 (preferred).

Application closing date: 31st January 2021


Scholarship applicants must currently be residing in Australia and be eligible to undertake a full-time PhD at Federation University. Domestic and international students can apply.

Please verify that you meet the Federation University eligibility requirements.

If you are applying for Honours equivalence, please ensure that you provide detailed information to support your case.

Please ensure that you nominate your project’s primary alignment with one of the six (6) HITC Research Streams in your application. Failure to do so may render your application ineligible.

You must also contact the relevant Research Stream Director, at the earliest possible time, to discuss your proposed project and potential supervision panel. Failure to do so may render your application ineligible.

Currently unfunded Federation University PhD students in their first year of candidature (full-time equivalent) may also be eligible to apply. To discuss making an application, please contact HITC Co-Director Professor Simon Cooper.

How to apply

Applications are to be made from and in accordance with instructions provided on the Federation University PhD how to apply page.

Applications must be received no later than 7 February 2021.