Eccles PhD Scholarship in Medical Sciences in Australia

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Open to: international students
Scholarship: USD 27,082 per annum


Each year the John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR) may offer an Eccles PhD Scholarship in Medical Sciences.

The scholarship aims to attract international students of high caliber to pursue higher degree research, at JCSMR, in Neurosciences.

The John Curtin School of Medical Research is an Australian multidisciplinary translational medical research institute and postgraduate education center that forms part of the Australian National University in Canberra.


The award will be available to a prospective student who:

  • Is an international student;
  • Is enrolled full-time in a program of study for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at the John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University;
  • Holds an Australian Bachelor Honours degree with First Class Honours or equivalent, and has research publications and/or relevant research experience.


The scholarship will provide for an annual living expense stipend paid fortnightly in arrears, and a fee-waiver scholarship for international students.  The scholarship also provides allowances for thesis reimbursement as well as paid medical, maternity and paternity leave.

How to Apply?

There is no separate scholarship application as students are automatically considered based on meeting the eligibility criteria or conditions prescribed under the Eligibility section.

For more information how to apply and further information about this PhD scholarship please visit the official call.