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2012 CRL PhD Scholarship for Australian Citizens, Australia

COCA Research Ltd offers PhD Scholarships for Australian Citizens in Chiropractic, Osteopathy or Related Fields, Australia 2012

Study Subject(s):Chiropractic, Osteopathy or related fields
Course Level:PhD
Scholarship Provider: Chiropractic & Osteopathic College of Australasia Research Limited (COCA Research Ltd)
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

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Eligibility: Eligibility Criteria The applicant must:
-Be the Chief Investigator of the project
-Be registered, or eligible for registration, as a chiropractor or osteopath with the Chiropractic Board of Australia or the Osteopathic Board of Australia
-Be an Australian citizen, or have permanent resident status
-Currently reside in Australia
-Be a financial member of the Chiropractic and Osteopathic College of Australasia and maintain COCA membership for the duration of the grant. provide evidence of eligibility for enrolment in a PhD degree at a recognised Australian University
-In addition to completing the standard application form, complete the Scholarship section of the application form
-The proposed supervisor must be an Associate Investigator and provide supporting information as outlined in the Scholarship section of the application form.

Scholarship Open for International Students: No

Scholarship Description: Research grants from the Chiropractic & Osteopathic College of Australasia Research Limited (COCA Research Ltd) are for researchers working on new or established clinical research projects in a specific area of chiropractic, osteopathy or related research. The purpose of COCA Research Ltd research grants is to advance research in defined areas of chiropractic and osteopathic practice. Applications are considered on the basis of scientific merit.

Value and Duration: It is expected that successful COCA Research Ltd Scholarship recipients will apply for a Scholarship from nationally competitive sources (for example, APA, NHMRC) in the first year of their Scholarship program. If the applicant is successful in receiving a nationally competitive Scholarship, the full COCA Research Ltd Scholarship will cease but COCA Research Ltd will offer a top-up of $5000/year. If the applicant applies for the COCA Research Ltd Scholarship when they are already a recipient of a nationally competitive Scholarship (e.g. APA, NHMRC) they may apply for a top-up of $5,000/year, however this will only be available if a full Scholarship is not awarded to another recipient in the same year. The Scholarship is for three years (full time studies) or six years (part time studies), subject to the applicant meeting the expected research and education requirements. This Scholarship will be paid to the recipient’s Administering Institution in quarterly instalments.

How to Apply: By Post

Scholarship Application Deadline: 1st October 2012

Further Scholarship Information and Application