$34,000 ANU 2023 Eccles PhD Scholarship in Medical Sciences

Written by David on February 26, 2023

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • 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

    Mailto: %[email protected]  

An Eccles PhD Scholarship in Medical Sciences may be made available on a yearly basis by the John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR). The scholarship was established with the intention of luring exceptionally talented students from other countries to pursue graduate studies in neuroscience at JCSMR.


About the Scholarship Provider:

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The University provides a stimulating environment for the growth of intelligent and ambitious students thanks to its cutting-edge resources. There are three primary libraries with more than two million printed and electronic volumes combined, state-of-the-art laboratories and lecture halls, and the country’s most powerful computer are all part of these facilities. Canberra’s downtown can be reached in around ten minutes by car from the beautiful 145-hectare Australian National University campus. Canberra, the nation’s capital, is a charming, bustling metropolis surrounded by some of Australia’s most beautiful scenery. Canberra has a high employment rate, low crime rate, and is only a short flight from Sydney, making it an excellent choice for students considering where to go to college. Aside from having the lowest crime rate on the Australian mainland, Canberra also boasts the highest employment rate in the country.


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By uniting institutions with a common interest in developing future leaders, the Inter-Academic and Research Union (IARU) facilitates the arrangement of internships, seminars, exchanges, and joint degrees among its member universities. The Australian National University (ANU) has been working hard to foster strong ties with a wide range of local and international organizations, such as the European Union and NASA, from the commencement of these collaborations. The university places a high priority on attracting, developing, and retaining the best capable scientists on campus, thus it invests heavily in research activities and facilities to that end. As a result, its faculty members are largely considered to be among the world’s best specialists in their specialties. Instructors and advisors at the Australian National University are cutting-edge researchers at the vanguard of their fields. This ensures that students obtain a 21st-century education that focuses more on questioning and analyzing than on memorization alone. Joining a vibrant academic community with international ties can open up exciting new doors for students in Australia and abroad. The undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs at Australia’s National University attract some of the best and brightest students in Australia and the world (ANU). In this way, the school is able to keep up its standard of excellence and remain among the best in the country.

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SeNSS is one of only 14 Doctoral Training Partnerships in the United Kingdom that is sponsored by the ESRC, and they will be offering a handful of fully-funded ESRC doctoral studentships beginning in September 2023. SeNSS is one of the only 14 Doctoral Training Partnerships in the United Kingdom that is sponsored by the ESRC.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): Australian National University (ANU)

Scholarship Country:  Australia

Scholarship Worth:  $34,000 

Study Level:  Postgraduate 

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer:

  • A fee-waiver scholarship will also be offered to international students in addition to the annual living expense stipend that will be paid out biweekly in arrears as part of the award. In addition to financial support, the scholarship offers paid medical leave, time off for pregnancy and paternity, and reimbursement for thesis expenses.


The Gustafsson & Skrondal Visiting Scholarship is administered by the University of Oslo’s Centre for Educational Measurement (CEMO). As part of the visiting scholar program, CEMO and the University of Oslo host a number of young researchers from Norway and elsewhere each year.


Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • The award will be made available to a prospective student who meets the following criteria: they must be from a country outside of the United States; they must be enrolling in a course of study leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at the John Curtin School of Medical Research at the Australian National University; and they must demonstrate financial need.
  • possesses a Bachelor of Honours degree from an Australian university with a First Class Honours or a degree with a comparable level of distinction, and has research publications and/or related research experience.



The  ANU 2023 Eccles PhD Scholarship in Medical Sciences   is open to all International Students


If a student enrolls in one of the degree programs offered by SOAS University of London, they may be eligible to receive a fee waiver award in the amount of £5,000. This award is available to students who are interested in receiving a degree from SOAS University of London.


Application Procedure

  • Students are automatically considered for the scholarship if they match the qualifying criteria or conditions that are outlined in the Eligibility section of the website. There is no separate application process for the scholarship.


Application Deadline

The application deadline for  the ANU 2023 Eccles PhD Scholarship in Medical Sciences is August 31, 2023.


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