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University of Newcastle President’s Ghanaian Scholarships for PhD Students 2017

Description: The Faculty of Health and Medicine is offering two PhD scholarships for research projects in mental health that align to the Ghanaian mental health reform agenda. 


Course Level: PhD

Field of Research: Research projects in mental health must that align with the Ghanaian mental health reform agenda.

Eligibility Status: The successful candidate will:

  • Satisfy the English proficiency requirement (IELTS of at least 6.5)
  • Have completed at least four years of
    undergraduate study and have attained Honours Class 1 or equivalent and a high grade point average (GPA)
  • Evidence of ability to support the remaining 50% living allowance (i.e. $13,144 – 2016 rate)

Selection Criteria: Highly desirable:

  • A masters degree with a strong research component
  • International peer reviewed research publication or research experience

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Scholarship to be taken at (country): University of Newcastle, Australia

Value of Scholarship Award: The UON President’s Ghanaian scholarships provide:

  • 50% of the annual living allowance per annum **
  • A full tuition fee scholarship
  • Overseas student health cover

The Scholarship may also include:

  • A relocation allowance (up to $2,020)
  • A thesis allowance (up to $500)

P.hD Research Scholarships

How to Apply: Forward your CV, research proposal and supporting documentation [email protected] by 30th November 2016. Successful applicants will be asked to formally submit a Higher Degree Research application to UON.

Contact: A / Prof Chris Kewley
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +61 2 49215751

Application Deadline: 30th November 2016



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