Curtin University PhD Scholarship in Epidemiology, 2017

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Curtin University PhD Scholarship

A scholarship opportunity is available for a PhD student to investigate the effects of interpregnancy interval on child and maternal health outcomes. The PhD research is an important part of a larger nationally (NHMRC) funded project on providing an evidence base for improved World Health Organisation recommendations on birth intervals and is based on the following preliminary study:  The PhD research is a secondary data analysis project that does not require further collection of data. All health and medical records have already been obtained and are ready for analyses in electronic format.

Sponsor: NHMRC

Scholarship Benefits

  • A tax-free stipend of $26,288 per year
  • Research funding, which includes $2,500 one off payment and $1,400 per year to support the cost of research and travel.
  • Covers tuition for 3 years


December 12, 2016


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must…

  • Possess Honours (1st class), or, Master degree by Research, or Master degree with >25% research component with high academic performance
  • Have a degree in statistics or biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, or from a quantitative/data science.
  • Have a strong background in biostatistics or epidemiology


To apply for Cuttin University PhD Scholarship, you’re required to note the following:

  1. Interested applicants please email your expression of interest including the following documents to : Dr Gavin Pereira ( before 18th December 2016: a letter expressing interest in the position, Current CV, and academic transcripts.
  2. Submitting a short sample of academic writing (e.g., excerpt of honours/masters thesis, published article) is encouraged but not mandatory. Please use “EoI PhD Scholarship” as the subject heading of your email.
  3. Shortlisted applicants will be advised to apply for admission via Curtin online e-application:

Note that it’s important to read guidelines on application thoroughly before you apply.

For more information: Check Scholarship Official Page


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