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PhD and Research Masters degrees

Other Scholarships

UON Project Scholarships

PhD Scholarship - Neuro-gastroenterology

PhD Scholarship - Neuro-gastroenterology

Closing date: 30 August 2015

A PhD scholarship is available for a student to undertake a research in Neurogastroenterology: Pathophysiological mechanisms and treatment of functional and inflammatory gastrointestinal disorders under the supervision of Laureate Professor Nick Talley and Professor Marjorie Walker.

PhD Scholarship - Starting Spring 2015

PhD Scholarship - Starting Spring 2015

Closing date: 30 August 2015

We are seeking Expressions of Interest from potential PhD candidates to work on a project investigating the conservation biology of a threatened frog – the green and golden bell frog Litoria aurea under the supervision of Professor Michael Mahony and Dr John Clulow.

PhD scholarship - Violence and Colonialism

PhD scholarship - Violence and Colonialism

Closing date: 31 October 2015

A PhD scholarship is available for a student investigate Violence on the Colonial Frontier under the supervision of Professor Lyndall Ryan.

PhD Scholarship - Role of mechanical forces in asthma pathogenesis

PhD Scholarship - Role of mechanical forces in asthma pathogenesis

Closing date: Ongoing

Applications are open for a PhD scholarship at the University of Newcastle. As the successful applicant you will undertake your doctoral studies in the Priority Research Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Disease at the Hunter Medical Research Institute in Newcastle.

Indigenous History Project PhD Scholarship

Indigenous History Project PhD Scholarship

Closing date: Ongoing

This scholarship is open to Indigenous Australian applicants who are interested in undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the University of Newcastle examining an important aspect of Protection/Welfare Board history – the transition from the Protection Board era (1883 - 1940) to that of the Welfare Board (1940 - 1969).

Glenn and Ken Moss PhD Top Up Scholarship

Glenn and Ken Moss PhD Top Up Scholarship

Closing date: Ongoing

The Glenn and Ken Moss scholarship offers top ups to successful domestic applicants, within the field of Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics who have been offered an APA scholarship.


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Externally funded scholarships

Menzies Foundation - Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Scholarship in Law. Due at the Research Office 24 August 2015. Due at the Funding Body 31 August 2015.

Menzies Foundation - Sir Ninian Stephen Menzies Scholarship in International Law. Due at the Research Office 24 August 2015. Due at the Funding Body 31 August 2015.

The Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation - Clinical Surgeon-Scientist Research Scholarship. Due at the Research Office 24 August 2015. Due at the Funding Body 31 August 2015.

The Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation - Research Scholarship. Due at the Research Office 24 August 2015. Due at the Funding Body 31 August 2015.

The Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation - Grant-in-Aid (Supplementation). Due at the Research Office 24 August 2015. Due at the Funding Body 31 August 2015.

Epilepsy Society of Australia - Travel Scholarship. Due at the Research Office 23 September 2015. Due at the Funding Body 30 September 2015.

Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Foundation - Half funded PhD Scholarships. Due at the Research Office 9 October 2015. Due at the Funding Body 16 October 2015.

Grains Research and Development Corporation - Grains Industry Research Scholarship. Due at the Research Office 21 October 2015. Due at the Funding Body 28 October 2015.

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Hobsons

The University of Newcastle is a member of Hobsons. Its aim is to assist students wishing to pursue postgraduate studies (either within Australia or internationally) gain access to current information regarding funding opportunities through various scholarship programs run through universities, charitable foundations, government and private institutions.


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