Ailsa Zinns PhD Scholarship in Mental Health at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute in Australia, 2017

The QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute is accepting applications for Ailsa Zinns PhD Scholarship in Mental Health. Australian citizens are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

The aim of the scholarship is to provide financial aid to Australian students.

QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute is a world leading translational research institute focused on cancer, infectious diseases, mental health and chronic disorders.

Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the field of Mental Health.

Scholarship Award: We are seeking a top domestic applicant to commence a full-time PhD degree in the field Mental Health. This scholarship will provide the following:

  • A living allowance of approximately $26,682 per year (tax exempt) for a period of three years, with the possibility of extension for six months.

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.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility: To be eligible for assessment you need to meet the following criteria:

  • Australian citizen
  • Academic qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree with Honours Class I (typically involving a substantial research project) or a Research Master’s degree or equivalent OR
    • A coursework Master’s degree with a research component of at least 25 % of an academic year and an overall grade point average equivalent to ?5.5 on a 7-point scale.

Nationality: Australian citizens are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

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How to Apply: Steps to apply:


Ensure you meet the required eligibility criteria.


Check the student projects and confirm that you meet any requirements for the mental health project. You must contact the researcher before you submit an EOI application.


Complete an expression of interest form (EOI). Fill out one EOI per project. You cannot apply for more than three projects.

Please provide these documents as part of your EOI application:

  • Your academic transcript for both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees (you must provide the official grading guides); and
  • Two referee letters.


Email your EOI application as a single pdf to


Wait for a response to your EOI.

Application Deadline: Closing date for submitting a complete EOI application is midnight AEST on September 3, 2017.

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