Flinders University :FMC Volunteer Service - FMC Foundation Research Scholarship

Opening Date: 30-03-2012  


Applications are invited for the Volunteer Service for FMC Inc - FMC Foundation Research Scholarship. The scholarship is available for PhD students to undertake a health related project within the Faculty of Health Sciences. The scholarship is funded by the Volunteer Services for FMC Inc and the FMC Foundation.


The scholarship will provide a tax-free stipend of $25,000 pa, for full-time study for up to three years, subject to satisfactory progress. The scholarship offers generous leave provisions and allowances. Scholars receive an additional allowance of up to $2,000 per annum for conference travel and consumables. Domestic students (Australian citizens and permanent residents) will receive a Research Training Scheme place, which provides an exemption from tuition fees.  International students must have a tuition fee waiver for the duration of the candidature as this is not covered by the scholarship.


Students who have completed at least four years of tertiary education studies at a high level of achievement and have an appropriate Honours 1 or high 2A (or equivalent) undergraduate degree; and are enrolling as full-time students (part-time awards are available in certain circumstances); and will commence a Doctorate by research.

The scholarships will not be available to applicants who:  are receiving another scholarship or salary to undertake the proposed program; or have already completed a higher degree at the same level as the proposed candidature, or at a higher level.


Application forms can be downloaded below. Intending applicants should enclose with their application, a covering letter indicating that they wish to be considered for this scholarship.

Further information is available from Associate Professor John Oliver, Department of Human Physiology, Flinders University, phone: (08) 8204 4100, email: johnno.oliver@flinders.edu.au 

Publication details forms can be obtained by emailling scholarships@flinders.edu.au

  • Download the conditions of award for this scholarship scheme. This document is provided as an Adobe Acrobat portable document format (pdf) file. You will need to install the Adobe Acrobat reader on your computer to view pdf files. The Adobe Acrobat Reader is available free of charge from Adobe's website. Adobe provides tools for converting pdf files to HTML and ASCII text for users with vision impairments at its access.adobe.com website. If you require this document in other formats (plain text, ASCII), please contact the Student Finance Services.
  • Download the application form for this scholarship scheme.