Margaret Fay Fuller Scholarship :Margaret Fay Fuller PhD top up Scholarship

Opening Date: 22-03-2021   Closing Date: 04-06-2021  


A generous donation by Barbara Reeves Hughes in memory of her dear friend the late Margaret Fay Fuller has enabled the establishment of an endowed scholarship called the Margaret Fay Fuller Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Cancer Research.

The purpose of this scholarship is to support postgraduate research in any area of cancer research.

Subject to the availability of funds, there will be one scholarship valued at $5,000 awarded annually.



To provide support to a PhD candidate in their final year of candidature who is researching in any area of cancer research.

Tenure and Benefits

One scholarship to the value of $5,000 will be available to be awarded annually to students enrolled on either a full-time or part-time basis.

The scholarship will be payable:

  • as a stipend top-up to research higher degree students in receipt of a postgraduate research award.



Applicants for the scholarship must:

  • be Australian citizens or permanent residents of South Australia; and
  • be enrolled in their final year of a Higher Degree by Research at Flinders University and be undertaking research in any area of cancer research.




Selection will be made by the Flinders University Scholarships Committee.


The Scholarship will be determined on the following selection criteria:


  • Be able to demonstrate the extent to which the research project will contribute to knowledge about the prevention, treatment and/or cure of  cancer or optimising the health and wellbeing of cancer survivors;
  • Demonstrate the of maturity of their research (degree to which the thesis is prepared in Draft, Publications, conference Papers presented, etc);
  • Demonstrate that the project is on time for a timely completion
  • Provision of a letter of support from the principal supervisor.



Please complete the attached application form with documentation adressing the selection criteria and email to  by the closing date published above.





Scholarship Type: research, continuing,