The Menzies Foundation is looking for outstanding researchers with potential to be the next generation of leaders in Allied Health.
The tax-free scholarship is offered over one or two years at $40,000 per year with a total value of up to $80,000. It is open to outstanding Allied Health researchers studying at an Australian university who have completed the first stage of their PhD.
To be eligible, applicants must be researching in one of the following non-medical evidence-based allied health disciplines:
· audiology, dietetics, exercise physiology, nutrition, occupational therapy, optometry, orthoptics, physiotherapy, podiatry, psychology, social work, and speech pathology
The funds can be used for a wide range of purposes, from equipment and conference attendance to living expenses.
In addition, the successful applicant is eligible to apply for a further $25,000 early career grant aimed at developing their research project in the first four years of their post-doctoral career.
Read about previous recipients online at http://menziesfoundation.org.au/scholarships/allied-health-sciences/previous-scholars.
For the full prospectus and to apply, go to http://menziesfoundation.org.au/scholarships/allied-health-sciences