The School of Medicine within Western Sydney University is offering Research Scholarships in Evaluation of Anti-inflammatory Compounds in Restoring K+ Homeostasis During Neurodegeneration for the academic year 2022/2023.
The project will be based at the Campbelltown campus of the School of medicine, with the opportunity to collaborate with Dr. Yossi Buskila on novel recording and imaging techniques such as patch clamp, optogenetics, and two-photon imaging.
Wonderful scholarship for international students in Australia.
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Western Sydney University, founded in 1989, is an Australian multi-campus university in Sydney’s Greater Western region. WSU is ranked 51st in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, placing it in the top 2% of international universities. It provides undergraduate, postgraduate, and higher research degrees.
Why choose to study at Western Sydney University? Western Sydney University has an interactive campus that fulfils the challenges of a new work environment by providing students with endless opportunities to learn, travel, and work. Academic excellence, integrity, and the pursuit of knowledge are highly valued at the university. WSU’s campus adapts to the needs of a changing workplace.
Application Deadline: Applications must be received by 31 July 2022.
- University or Organization: Western Sydney University
- Department: School of Medicine
- Course Level: PhD
- Award: $30,000(AUD)
- Number of Awards: N/A
- Access Mode: Online
- Nationality: Domestic or International students
- The award can be taken in Australia
- Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
- Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD degree in the evaluation of anti-inflammatory compounds in restoring K+ homeostasis during neurodegeneration offered by the university.
- Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
- Demonstrate strong academic performance in subjects relevant to Physiology, neuroscience, neurobiology or neurophysiology.
- Have an understanding of the importance of research on neurodegenerative disorders.
- Be willing to learn electrophysiological and imaging techniques applicable to neurophysiology.
- Be enthusiastic and highly motivated to undertake further study at an advanced level.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: Students must first submit an admission application on the university portal. Follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply for a project scholarship.
- Supporting Documents: The students must submit academic transcripts and other necessary documents.
- Admission Requirements: International candidates are required to hold qualifications and experience equal to one of the following (i) an Australian First Class Bachelor (Honours) degree, (ii) coursework Master with at least 25% research component, (iii) a Research Masters degree, or (iv) equivalent overseas qualifications.
- Language Requirement: If your first language is English or if you can provide satisfactory evidence that English was the medium of instruction in your secondary or tertiary studies at Western Sydney University
- IELTS Indicator Test
- TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition test
The university will provide all the following benefits:
- Domestic candidates will receive a tax-free stipend of $30,000(AUD) per annum for up to 3 years to support living costs, supported by the Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset.
- International candidates will receive a tax-free stipend of $30,000(AUD) per annum for up to 3 years to support living costs. Those with a strong track record will be eligible for a tuition fee waiver.
- Support for training, conference attendance, fieldwork and additional research costs as approved by the School.