Backfocus Physiotherapy :Back Pain Research Scholarship

Opening Date: 23-08-2016   Closing Date: 01-10-2016  

Backfocus Physiotherapy offers the highest quality physiotherapy and allied services in Melbourne and wider Victoria. Our motivated, highly skilled and friendly therapists work closely with our clients to help achieve their lifestyle goals. 
Our team of physiotherapists are constantly investing time and resources researching the latest treatments, techniques and best practice approaches in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. We have been providing evidence based, comprehensive spinal rehabilitation programs for nearly 20 years to people with some of the most difficult back problems in Victoria.
We believe in the importance of research and keeping up to date with the latest professional learnings and developments in physiotherapy practice. 
Backfocus Physiotherapy would like to offer a $1000 scholarship. The scholarship will take the form of $1000 cash or as a Westfield voucher.
Eligible students must be:
  • currently enrolled in a Masters or Honours degree (with a special interest in low back pain) at an Australian higher education institution
  • undertaking a research project into an area of low back pain prevention or treatment
Please send in an abstract of your proposed research into an area of low back pain clearly outlining the objectives of the research, the proposed methodology and the timeframes for completion. Please also provide proof of enrolment in a Masters or Honours degree of physiotherapy course and an academic transcript. Students must be studying full time and must be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident enrolled as a full-time student.  
In addition to the above, please submit a letter outlining how this scholarship will contribute to your studies and why you are interested in furthering your studies in the field of low back pain.
Closing date: October 1st 2016. This scholarship will be offered on an annual basis and the current scholarship will be available for students enrolled for 2016 study.  Send applications to:
All applications will be assessed within four weeks of the closing date and interviews may be conducted in person or via telephone.
Scholarship Type: honours, postgraduate, research, health sciences,