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USQ Research PhD Scholarship at University of Southern Queensland

USQ Research PhD Scholarship at University of Southern Queensland

Fully Funded
Country: Australia
City: Brisbane
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The University of Southern Queensland or USQ is offering one PhD scholarship to carry out a research project that will contribute to dementia research and treatment.

The Dementia research project is focused on the application of multidisciplinary theories and approaches to the prevention and treatment of dementia and the development of or evaluation of innovative policy interventions. Topic areas of interest include provision and financing of dementia health care services, the evaluation of prevention and treatment interventions, key risk factors of dementia for effective interventions as well as the study of the socio-economic consequences of dementia.

The research project would suit someone with health systems or economics or other related background and with experience in data analysis and socio-economic policy analysis. Good knowledge of STATA/R or any suitable statistical software and an application of economics or social science to policy issues are required.

USQ Research PhD Scholarship

The beneficiary of the fully funded USQ Research PhD Scholarship will receive:

  •  A stipend of AUD $30 000 per annum.
  • Full tuition fees for a period of 6 semesters (full-time equivalent). Domestic students will receive a Research Training Program Fees Offset Place, while international students will be offered an International Fees Research Scholarship.

The maximum period of tenure of an award is three years.

Who is eligible for USQ  Scholarship?

The University of Southern Queensland considers an applicant eligible for the Research PhD Scholarship if they are:

  • an Australian citizen, permanent resident or international student
  • not hold a qualification regarded by the USQ to be equivalent to a PhD;
  • Further, have a qualification regarded by USQ to be equivalent, or at a higher level to a Bachelor Degree with First Class Honours;
  • Likewise, be eligible to be enrolled, full-time on-campus in a PhD;
  • However, not be in receipt of similar funding from the Australian Government.
  • be native English speakers and/or meet USQ’s English Language Requirements

How to apply for USQ Research Scholarship?

To apply for this scholarship, applicants must scan and forward as one PDF attachment the following documentation:

  • a detailed Preliminary Thesis Topic Proposal form (DOC 28KB) relating to the above topic;
  • Likewise, a curriculum vitae;
  • Further, education qualifications (testamur and academic transcripts for all undergraduate and postgraduate awards);
  • a two page summary of your research interests and experiences;
  • documentation confirming citizenship;
  • Also, a list of any research publications.

Moreover, the applicants must send their application via email. Further, the Graduate Research School (GRS) also recommends that applicants commence the admission process.

However, before applying for this scholarship applicants should initially contact one of the supervisors Professor Christine Neville, Professor Khorshed Alam, Professor Jeff Gow. The applicants must submit their CV and their initial research proposal. Moreover, the proposal should include problem identification, literature review and an outline of the proposed research methodology.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerUniversity of Southern Queensland
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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