JDRF PhD Top-Up Scholarship
The JDRF PhD Top-up scholarship is designed to support and encourage PhD students pursuing research in the field of type 1 diabetes in line with JDRF's mission - to treat, prevent and cure type 1 diabetes and its complications.
The Top-Up will provide successful candidates with an additional $6,000 per year, on top of their PhD Scholarship stipend, for the three year duration of the scholarship, contingent on satisfactory progress.
The JDRF PhD Top-Up scholarship is available to domestic students in receipt of an Australian Postgraduate Award, NHMRC Postgraduate Award or University-funded scholarship. Students must be pursuing research relevant to JDRF's mission - to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes and its complications.
Applicants must be
- Recipients of either an Australian Postgraduate Award, NHMRC Postgraduate Award or a University-funded PhD scholarship;
- Pursuing research relevant to type 1 diabetes and its complications
- Australian citizens or permanent residents currently residing in Australia.
The cut-off dates for consideration for this scholarship is Friday, February 15, 2013 and candidates will be advised of the outcome of their application on Monday, April 15, 2013.
Applications must include the following:
- JDRF PhD Top-up application form;
- Letter confirming offer of a PhD Scholarship
- Curriculum vitae including a list of publications and presentations
- Academic transcript
- Two letters of recommendation - sent by referees
Applications must be e-mailed to email@example.com. Letters of recommendation should be e-mailed directly by the referee to maintain confidentiality. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that these letters are sent on time.
Applications closed for 2013
Please note - JDRF may reject applications that do not meet the above requirements. Incomplete applications will NOT be accepted without prior discussion with JDRF staff.
|PhD Top-Up Scholarship Winners 2013
|Recipient||Institution||Amount Awarded ($)
||St Vincent's Institute of Medical Research||6000|
|Aaron McClelland||Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute||6000|