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Applications open for NDARC higher degree research scholarships

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Date Published:
5 Sep 2022

Applications are now open for NDARC higher degree (HDR) scholarships commencing in 2023.

NDARC is offering scholarships to students who wish to undertake higher degree research on drug and alcohol-related projects that align with NDARC’s core workplan areas: 

  • Prevention and early intervention
  • Clinical research
  • Physical and mental comorbidity
  • Epidemiology of substance use and harms
  • Justice health and drug policy
  • Indigenous health
  • Health economics and biostatistics
  • Family, communities and society

A number of NDARC projects and supervisors are currently seeking HDR candidates, please visit HDR scholarship projects for more information. Alternatively, you may propose your own project and supervision team within NDARC’s research areas. 

Scholarship award amount and duration

The scholarship amount awarded to full-time HDR students is $35,000 per annum, tax-exempt. The PhD scholarship duration is three years (with the possibility of a 6-month extension). MRes and MPhil scholarship duration is two years. 

In addition, up to $10,000 is available for professional development activities and $5,000 for associated research costs across the period of candidature. There are also opportunities for HDR candidates to be offered additional paid employment to work on priority projects across the Centre.

Application and deadlines

Applications close on Sunday, 6 November. 

Head to the NDARC HDR Scholarship webpage for details on how to apply and full eligibility criteria.