BUPA Health Research Grant

University of South Australia


The BUPA Health Research Grant is available to continuing full-time or part-time PhD or Masters by Research students enrolled in their second or third year at the University of South Australia. Applicants must have their research proposal approved at time of application. The research topic should relate to human health and improved health outcomes for society. Applicants may be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or international student. The grant may be used to cover PhD research-related travel e.g. presenting at an international conference, collecting data, collaborating with international experts, or purchase of specialised equipment for the research. The grant funds should be utilised within 12 months of payment. If it is not expected that funds will be used within the timeframe, the reasons must be outlined in the written statement. Applicants are required to provide a Curriculum Vitae and written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing: - Academic achievements. - Reasons for studying their current program - The importance of the research, alignment with at least one of the University of South Australia's research themes and its potential impact on health: Transforming Societies Healthy Futures Cancer An Age Friendly World - Future career goals. - How the research grant will be sent Shortlisted applicants will be asked o provide a reference from their principal supervisor and attend a selection panel interview. The grant will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, written statement, principle supervisor and attend a selection panel interview. Applicants wold normally be able to study full-time, however part-time applications will be considered with the reason for part-time study clearly outlined in the written statement. Students may be in receipt of another scholarship or grant administered by UniSA. How to apply: Applications are accessed through my Scholarships (via logging on to the my UniSA student portal and selecting 'my Current Studies'). In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement, as outlined above, and Curriculum Vitae to research.students@unisa.edu.au

Amount $2,500

$2,500 to be paid in one instalment upon acceptance of the BUPA Health Research Grant.

Frequency Annual
Student type Australian
Gender Co-Ed
For Australian students
For international students
Level of study Postgraduate
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