PhD Students

PhD Students

The Melbourne Poche Centre supports Indigenous early career researchers right through their PhD journey, from pre-application through to post-doctoral support. Using a unique, supportive approach to respond to Indigenous research students’ requirements, the Centre has grown to be a critical hub of support for the next generation of health leaders. Please explore our engagement and outreach programs to identify your next step in becoming a future health researcher.

Lowitja Institute 2021 Scholarships
Now Open until 16 April 2021

The Lowitja Institute 2021 Scholarships aim to support the next generation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research workforce. This is done by building the capacity and capability of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce at all levels of the research process, from research administration and project management, all the way to conducting postgraduate research.

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PhD Scholarship Opportunity - Measuring developmental outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

Expression of Interest

The Department of Paediatrics, Melbourne Medical School, is offering a three-year scholarship for an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander graduate to undertake a PhD in the Unit for Indigenous Child Development Measures (Department of Paediatrics) based at the Melbourne Children’s Campus (Royal Children’s Hospital).  The scholarship includes an annual stipend of $50,000 a year tax free, for three years, with additional non-financial support (e.g. research costs, travel, conference support etc).

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