Number of scholarships to award
- tuition fee reduction
- living expenses
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute is a world-leading translational research institute focused on cancer, infectious and inflammation, mental health and neuroscience and population health.
QIMR Berghofer is offering a limited number of PhD scholarships for top international PhD applicants.
QIMR Berghofer PhD scholarships are highly competitive and the academic standards listed below are the minimum requirements. Successful applicants are likely to have additional research experience, publications, and have presented their work at one or more national or international conferences.
A living allowance of approximately $32,192 per year (2023 rate, tax-exempt) for a period of three years and six months.
They will cover the costs of overseas health cover insurance for a single person for the period of your visa.
If you are an international student, QIMR Berghofer will nominate you for a tuition fee scholarship from your chosen university.
To be eligible for assessment you need to meet the following criteria:
Ensure you meet the required eligibility criteria.
Check the student projects page and identify a project you are interested in and confirm that you meet any requirements for the project. Then contact the potential supervisor with your CV and academic transcripts and request an interview.
Complete an expression of interest form (EOI). Fill out one EOI per project. You cannot apply for more than three projects and you must declare to supervisors that you are also applying for other projects.
Please provide these documents as part of your EOI application:
Your academic transcript for both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees (you must provide the official grading guides);
English Proficiency results (you must provide proof of the minimum requirements before 30 August 2023, this date is not negotiable);
Contact three referees and have them provide reports.
Email each EOI application as a single pdf.