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SCU PhD Scholarships in Context of Cancer Treatment, Australia

Southern Cross University is providing the PhD Scholarships in Context of Cancer Treatment in Australia. The scholarship programme is open for international and domestic students for the academic year 2021-2022.

The PhD degree position is offered to all Australian and New Zealand citizens in Australia. The applicants need to have experience with exercise prescription and delivery – especially group fitness and exercise psychology, exercise science, and/or physical activity promotion to be eligible for this scholarship. The winners will be rewards stipend for 3 years.

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Southern Cross University is an Australian public university looking forward to incorporating a strong commitment to excellence in regional Australia through the quality of the graduates it produces and through rich connectivity with its communities.

Why study at Southern Cross University? Southern Cross University has achieved world-class results in research, rankings, student satisfaction, and overall reputation. The success in these endeavors, combined with its fantastic locations, staff, and support systems, is what makes Southern Cross University the perfect place to study. SCU is also committed to being an inclusive and culturally safe work and study environment that values, supports, embraces, and benefits from the diversity of its people and communities.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Southern Cross University
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: $28,597
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Domestic and International
  • The award can be taken in Australia


  • Eligible Countries: Applicants that are citizens of Australia and New Zealand are eligible to apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD degree study in examining the mental health benefits of increasing physical activity in the context of cancer treatment at SCU is eligible to undertake.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must have excellent communication and interpersonal personal skills.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: The applicants are required to enroll themselves with the university through the online portal and complete the application process. The applicants are required to send a CV, covering letter, degree transcripts, details of two referees, and other relevant work in one PDF file to [email protected] to apply for the scholarship.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Certified copy of academic transcripts (including grading system).
  • Academic or employer references
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants are required to possess a degree equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from the University with first-class Honours or second class Honours and a master degree to get admitted in a PhD programme at SCU.
  • Language Requirement: The students must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
  • IELTS – 6.0
  • TOEFL IBT –60
  • TOEFL PBT – 500
  • PTE – 58
  • ISPLR – 4
  • CPE – 52
  • CAE – 52


The successfully selected candidate will receive a PhD stipend for the 3-year duration at the Australian Research Training Program rate, $28,597 per year, indexed annually by the Southern Cross University.

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