QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute is a world-leading translational research institute focused on cancer, infectious and inflammation, mental health and neuroscience and population health.
Our students are provided with state-of-the-art facilities, world-class supervision, mentoring, professional development training, additional financial support (competitively awarded stipend top-ups, travel awards), and a network of over 150 peers via our Student Society.
There are many exciting new postgraduate research projects on offer.
QIMR Berghofer is offering a limited number of PhD scholarships for top international PhD applicants. This scholarship will provide the following:
QIMR Berghofer PhD scholarships are highly competitive and the academic standards listed below are the minimum requirements. Successful applicants are likely to have additional research experience, publications, and have presented their work at one or more national or international conferences.
You must be able to take up this scholarship by 31 July 2024.
To be eligible for assessment you need to meet the following criteria:
Ensure you meet the required eligibility criteria.
Check the student projects page and identify a project you are interested in and confirm that you meet any requirements for the project. Then contact the potential supervisor with your CV and academic transcripts and request an interview.
Complete an expression of interest form (EOI). Fill out one EOI per project. You cannot apply for more than three projects and you must declare to supervisors that you are also applying for other projects.
Please provide these documents as part of your EOI application:
Email each EOI application as a single pdf to firstname.lastname@example.org EOIs that do not follow these instructions, or are incomplete will be ignored. Each application must contain supporting documents.
Wait for a response to your EOI.
Closing date for submitting a complete EOI application is midnight Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on 30 August 2023. EOIs submitted after this date will be ineligible.
The QIMR Berghofer Higher Degrees Committee will review your application and will award a limited number of PhD Scholarships.
As a guide, your application is likely to take a minimum of four weeks to process and assess after the closing date.