Scholarship Description: The University of Queensland is offering a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in neuroscience through the Queensland Brain Institute. Students will work on independent research projects under the supervision of world-leading QBI Neuroscientists, as well as undertake neuroscience-related workshops and journal clubs. The aim of the program is to offer talented students from diverse backgrounds an alternative route into a research career in the neurosciences.
About University: The University of Queensland (UQ) is a research university primarily located in Queensland’s capital city, Brisbane. As one of Australia’s leading universities.
Degree Level: postgraduate degree.
Available Subject: Neuroscience.
Scholarship Benefits: These scholarships will provide $27,082 equivalent to RTP rate
Eligible Nationalities: International students from all countries are eligible.
Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must meet following criteria:
A bachelor degree in biological, physical, computer sciences, mathematics, psychology or engineering (with or without honours); or
Relevant industry experience
Application Procedure: To apply for admission to the MPhil program and neuroscience scholarship follow these easy steps. There is no separate application for the scholarship and applicants will be given the opportunity to request scholarship consideration on the application for admission. Go to the UQ Graduate School website to submit an online application for the MPhil program Please ensure that you read through all the information about application and scholarships contained via the link.
When completing the online application:
Nominate your commencement timeline as Research Quarter 2, 2018.
Indicate you wish to be considered for UQ student (international/domestic) scholarships.
Nominate Associate Professor Helen Cooper as your proposed MPhil principal supervisor.
For the research project title section, please state “to be advised”. If your application is selected, a research project title and detailed project description will be formulated after commencement.
Also, include the names of two referees who are familiar with your recent academic and/or research work. The QBI Student Office will contact the referees you list using the online application system to obtain confidential referee reports for inclusion with your application.