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2016 University of Queensland MPhil Scholarships in Neuroscience, Australia

Applications are invited for MPhil scholarships to study Neuroscience at University of Queensland in Australia. Australian and international students from all academic backgrounds are eligible to apply for this application . Successful candidates will receive a living allowance stipend equivalent to AUD$25,849 per annum (2015 APA rate, indexed annually, tax free). International students may be considered for a tuition fee scholarship. The application deadline is 01 November 2015.

Study Subject(s): The studentships are awarded in the area of Neuroscience.
Course Level: The studentships are available to pursue MPhil programme.
Programme Provider: The University of Queensland, Australia
Award can be taken at: Australia

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Eligibility: The university invites outstanding Australian and international students from all academic backgrounds to apply – if you meet any of the following criteria you should consider applying:
-A background in the biological, physical, or computer sciences, mathematics, psychology, or engineering.
-A bachelor degree (Honours not essential) or other relevant higher degree.
-Some laboratory research experience or equivalent (eg. relevant industry experience).

Open for International Students: The University of QueenslandAustralian and international students are eligible to apply for these MPhil scholarships.

Description: Neuroscience is one of today’s most dynamic, challenging and competitive fields of biomedical research. The University of Queensland is offering a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in neuroscience through the Queensland Brain Institute. The aim of the program is to offer talented students from diverse backgrounds an alternative route into a research career in the neurosciences through provision of a solid base in a broad range of neuroscience disciplines. Students will work on independent research projects under the supervision of world-leading QBI Neuroscientists, as well as undertake neuroscience-related workshops and journal clubs.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Completion of the MPhil will take up to 2 years (full-time only). Within the first year students will participate in two laboratory rotations before selecting the laboratory for completion of their MPhil degree. Students will also attend seminars, technique workshops, and journal clubs. An option to undertake a placement in an international laboratory is available upon completion of the degree.

What does it cover? Successful candidates will receive a living allowance stipend equivalent to AUD$25,849 per annum (2015 APA rate, indexed annually, tax free). International students may be considered for a tuition fee scholarship.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted online.

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Application Deadline: The application deadline is 01 November 2015.

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