What does the scholarship provide?
Domestic candidates will receive a tax-free stipend of $31,694(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 $31,694(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 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.
We welcome applicants from a range of backgrounds, who are keen to develop deep expertise in data science and its applications. In particular, the project is suitable for candidates with strong interests in the history of science or medicine.
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. demonstrate strong academic performance in subjects relevant to historical studies and medical sciences. have an understanding of the importance of data science in science, industry, and society. be willing to learn the methodology of conceptual history of medicine. be enthusiastic and highly motivated to undertake further study at an advanced level.