Scholarship in youth mental health

PhD Scholarship Opportunity with headspace

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The headspace Evidence Building Scholarship: First Nations Focused, as a top-up or primary stipend, will provide $30,000 each year over three years in addition to:

  • Flights - twice yearly to connect in person with staff at headspace national and to present at the annual headspace Forum
  • Subscription Open access publication fee for 4 open access articles
  • Professional Development Consumables and incidentals, including survey costs, recruitment costs; professional development etc – max $10,000 over 3 years

Potential applicants may have a background in any relevant field (including sociology, public health, education, psychology, social work etc) and can be located at any university across  Australia.

The purpose of the scholarship is to:

  • build research capacity in First Nations youth social and emotional wellbeing
  • contribute to headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation’s commitment to being evidence-led, and
  • contribute to headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation’s commitment to ensuring culturally safe mental health care for First Nations young people.

For more information, email Dr Georgia Privitera.

Read the position description

Read the Expression of Interest