PhD Scholarships for international students within the faculty of Health Sciences at Curtin University.
Description: A PhD stipend through Curtin University under Dr Matthew Albrecht is available for a student interested in conducting research on animal models of psychiatric disorders. Specifically, the project involves behavioural and electrophysiological assessment of developmental models of schizophrenia.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme within the faculty of Health Sciences.
Field of Study : Scholarships are awarded to a student interested in conducting research on animal models of psychiatric disorders.
Eligibility Status: A minimum of a Bachelor Degree (Honours) or higher in neuroscience, neurophysiology, neuro-/psycho-pharmacology, pharmacy, electrophysiology, biomedical sciences, animal behaviour, psychology or a related field. A background in more peripherally unrelated fields (e.g., computer science, philosophy, engineering) may also consider if the candidate can show a strong interest in cognitive neuroscience. The candidate will be enrolled through the School of Public Health and will be located primarily at the Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute.
Scholarship Value: The successful candidate will receive a stipend of $26,682.00 AUD for a maximum of 3 years.
Eligible Countries: Both Australian and international students can apply for this scholarship.
How to Apply: Interested candidates should email Dr Matthew Albrecht the following by the closing date:
- Academic transcripts
- Information for two referees
- Cover letter with a short (1 paragraph) description of past research experience and future research interests
Application Deadline: The application deadline is April 28, 2017.
Award Provider: Curtin University