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National Health and Medical Research Council Postgraduate scholarships (PGS) scheme
The aim of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Postgraduate scholarships (PGS) scheme is to support outstanding health and medical graduates early in their career so that they can be trained to conduct research that is internationally competitive and to develop a capacity for original independent research within Australia.
Postgraduate scholarships are awarded in the following categories:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health research postgraduate scholarship - awarded to provide support for research training, or training leading to research in areas of health with a particular relevance to Indigenous Australians
- Clinical research postgraduate scholarship - awarded to provide support to combined MBBS/PhD students, and medical or dental graduates undertaking a higher research degree involving full-time or part-time research
- Dora Lush biomedical research postgraduate scholarship - awarded to graduates of outstanding ability whose pathway to PhD studies has been subject to significant interruption or delay
- Public health and health services research postgraduate scholarship - encourages graduates to obtain formal training in public health research and/or health services research
- Part-time research postgraduate scholarship - available in each category to graduates who have significant caring commitments or a medical condition which limits their ability to undertake full-time studies
- Gustav Nossal scholarship - Each year, two Gustav Nossal/CSL awards will be selected from the highest ranked applicants who are considered to be outstanding researchers from the following two categories:
- Dora Lush biomedical - graduate (other).
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