Each year the John Curtin School of Medical Research in the ANU College of Health and Medicine may offer an award known as the Doherty PhD Supplementary Scholarship with the aim to attract students of high calibre, with clinical qualifications, to pursue postgraduate studies at the JCSMR involving a clinical research project, in order to facilitate interaction between basic biomedical science and clinical research.
The award was established in honour of Professor Peter Doherty, who shared the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with Professor Rolf Zinkernagel in 1996, for work done at JCSMR.
1 on offer
Payments made fortnightly
Payments made for 3 years
Student typesDomestic, International, Current, Prospective
Student levelsPostgraduate research
Number of scholarships awarded1 on offer
Selection basesAcademic merit
Ongoing eligibilityContinuation based on academic performance
Extension duration6 month extension available.
The award will be available each year to a prospective/continuing student who:
The scholarship provides a top-up of $10,000 per annum paid fortnightly in arrears for 3 years or in-line with the student's base stipend.
No separate scholarship application is required as all eligible students will be automatically considered.