What does the scholarship provide?
Domestic candidates will receive a tax-free stipend of $40,000 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 $40,000 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 conference attendance, fieldwork and additional costs as approved by the School.
International candidates are required to hold an Overseas Student Health Care (OSHC) insurance policy for the duration their study in Australia. This cost is not covered by the scholarship.
This scholarship is open to both domestic (Australian citizens, permanent residents or New Zealand citizens) and international applicants.
The successful applicant should: hold qualifications and experience equal to one of the following (i) an Australian First Class Bachelor (Honours) degree, (ii) coursework Masters with at least 25% research component, (iii) Research Masters degree, or (iv) equivalent overseas qualifications. have qualifications and/or evidence of research experience (including publications) in human performance nutrition and physiology. have demonstrated excellent academic performance. be highly motivated to undertake further study at an advanced level. have excellent oral communication skills and good team-working experience.
Experience related to working with athletes is desirable, but not essential.
International applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency.