$33,500 La Trobe University and Queensland Academy of Sport Industry Research Scholarships in Australia for PhD

Written by David on October 18, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Arts and Culture
  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Dr Lachlan James, [email protected]  

This distinguished fellowship was created through a partnership between La Trobe University and the Queensland Academy of Sport. It will be given to an exceptional candidate who expresses an interest in researching the quantification of resistance training load in a number of different scenarios. In order to be considered for this position, you should have experience in the field of strength and conditioning in addition to an interest in sports and exercise science.


About the Scholarship Provider:

La Trobe University, which is widely recognized, can be found in Melbourne, Australia. This institution, which opened its doors in 1967 to a freshman class of 552, has maintained its stellar reputation for the past half century. Among the top 1.3 percent of the world’s 20,000 universities, it enjoys a stellar reputation as a leading center of academic study and technological advancement. The most current Times Higher Education rankings placed La Trobe University at #397, while the Golden Age Rankings placed it at #59. Its history of credible, well-known scientific achievements spans several decades. This university has cutting-edge labs in both Melbourne and Albury Wodonga.

Located in Melbourne, Australia’s most populous city, this university boasts Australia’s largest metropolitan campus. The company’s research park is focused to the development of unique products through partnerships with local businesses, educational institutions, and government agencies. Situated at the heart of La Trobe University’s research and development efforts is the Technology Enterprise Center (TEC). Moreover, it has three additional campuses spread out over Melbourne. There are currently approximately 36,000 students enrolled at the university, with roughly 7% of them coming from over 110 different countries throughout the world. The Melbourne campus contains locations in Albury Wodonga, Bendigo, Melbourne city, Mildura, and Sydney, and it is home to more than 7,500 students.


In the 2018–19 employability rankings for Australia, this institution placed fourteenth. This university is pleased with its six-star overall rating as a Green Star Community, for which it has received accreditation. According to a poll of Australian businesses, this university’s graduates are regarded as having the second-highest levels of general knowledge and flexibility in the state of Victoria. The reputation for generating great graduates who have found success in many different fields is well-earned at La Trobe University. Nearly 200,000 people have graduated from La Trobe University, and they include prominent leaders in business, politics, sports, and other fields.

These three people are just a small sample of the many accomplished alumni of this institution. The school provides a program called Work Integrated Learning to help students get real-world work experience and learn skills they can put to use right away. Students from China, Mauritius, Singapore, and Vietnam can participate in study abroad programs at La Trobe University and earn a degree from La Trobe University by attending one of the university’s partner institutions in those countries. 3rd Degree magazine and the Rabelais Student Media newspaper provide students a voice in student media.


The Melbourne site features a swimming pool, dance/yoga studios, a fully-stocked gymnasium, squash and tennis courts, volleyball, badminton, indoor soccer, netball, and basketball courts. Over ninety distinct student groups exist here on campus. Learning to code, yoga, Latin dance, an instrument, or chess are just a few of the many options available to you.

Throughout the school year, the Student’s Union serves as the site for a wide variety of events and activities. Programs of tutoring and other forms of student support developed specifically for them. If you decide to enroll at La Trobe, you can be assured that we will be here to help you every step of the way. Given the far-reaching consequences of COVID-19, we have a responsibility to maintain our high standards of educational excellence while also protecting our pupils. We’re making it easier and more convenient for you to earn a degree with us by providing more scholarship possibilities, expanding access to study support around the clock, and allowing you more control over how much you pay for school.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): La Trobe University

Scholarship Country:  Australia

Scholarship Worth:  $33,500

Study Level: Postgraduate

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer:

  • a La Trobe Research Scholarship for 3.5 years, with a value of $33,500.00 per year, to cover your living costs while you complete your research at La Trobe (2023 rate)
  • a waiver of tuition costs for up to four years, a stipend to cover moving expenses, and a stipend to cover publication or thesis costs
  • possibilities to work with La Trobe’s great academics, and have access to our array of professional development programs…


Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • achieving the criteria is necessary in order to be accepted into the Doctor of Philosophy program (PhD)
  • not be eligible for another scholarship for the same purpose with a value greater than seventy-five percent of the stipend rate at the time of application
  • We give precedence, when selecting applicants who will be offered the post, to applications from those who meet the following criteria:
  • will be enrolled at La Trobe University full-time, will conduct their research through La Trobe University, and will be able to conduct their research at the Queensland Academy of Sport. will have completed a Masters by Study or another significant body of research, such as an honors research thesis or lead authorship of a peer-reviewed publication, which was evaluated at a La Trobe Masters by Research standard of 75 or above. will have a grade point average of 75 or higher on the La Trobe Masters by Research exam.
  • Check out the various academic awards that are offered to students from Africa for the years 2021 and 2022.
  • Interview schedules, dates, and places for the PhD Scholarship program at La Trobe University’s ASCA Level 2
  • Experience in strength and conditioning programming and coaching with elite athletes and/or those on the cusp of elite status for a minimum of three years. Experience dealing with sophisticated neuromuscular strength testing protocols Experience working with strength and conditioning software and equipment (TeamBuildr, GymAware, Vald – ForceDecks and ForceFrame) and training data Experience working with strength and conditioning data At least three years of experience working as a strength and conditioning coach with athletes competing at the elite level and/or competing at the sub-elite level.



The La Trobe University and Queensland Academy of Sport Industry Research Scholarships in Australia for PhD is open to all International Students


If you are a first-year student at the University of London and you are paying the home fee, you should apply for the Full-time Undergraduate Bursary for the 2022-2023 school year. The purpose of the scholarship is to help incoming freshmen who have shown strong ambition for higher education and a desire to make a positive impact in their communities on their way to achieving their own personal and professional objectives.


Application Procedure

  • Are you interested, and do you qualify? To submit an application, please visit La Trobe University’s website at www.latrobe.edu.au.
  • If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please make sure to follow the instructions on Step 3 of our research application page and submit a complete application for both the scholarship and the position.
  • Note that identifying a possible supervisor is not required of you as part of your application; rather, Dr. Lachlan James will serve in that capacity for this particular project. Please keep this in mind.
  • Quantification of Resistance Training: Validity, Feasibility, and Dose-Response
  • The university will give your application a thorough assessment and will take into consideration your candidacy for this scholarship.
  • If your application for the scholarship and candidacy is selected for further consideration, you will be given the opportunity to participate in an interview with representatives from both La Trobe University and the Queensland Academy of Sport.
  • Your application and the interview will both be taken into consideration when making a final decision. An offer of candidacy and a scholarship will be extended to the applicant who is selected as the winner.
  • You should expect to be informed of the results in December of 2022.


Application Deadline

The application deadline  for the La Trobe University and Queensland Academy of Sport Industry Research Scholarships in Australia for PhD    is October 30, 2022

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