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University of Newcastle President’s Ghanaian Scholarships for PhD Students 2017

The Faculty of Health and Medicine is offering two PhD scholarships for research projects in mental health that align to the Ghanaian mental health reform agenda. 

Application Deadline: 30th November 2016

To be taken at (country): University of Newcastle, Australia

Eligible Field of Research: Research projects in mental health must that align with the Ghanaian mental health reform agenda.

Offered Since: 2016

Type: PhD

Eligibility: The successful candidate will:

  • Satisfy the English proficiency requirement (IELTS of at least 6.5)
  • Have completed at least four years of
    undergraduate study and have attained Honours Class 1 or equivalent and a high grade point average (GPA)
  • Evidence of ability to support the remaining 50% living allowance (i.e. $13,144 – 2016 rate)

Selection Criteria: Highly desirable:

  • A masters degree with a strong research component
  • International peer reviewed research publication or research experience

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: The UON President’s Ghanaian scholarships provide:

  • 50% of the annual living allowance per annum **
  • A full tuition fee scholarship
  • Overseas student health cover

The Scholarship may also include:

  • A relocation allowance (up to $2,020)
  • A thesis allowance (up to $500)

How to Apply: Forward your CV, research proposal and supporting documentation to [email protected] by 30th November 2016. Successful applicants will be asked to formally submit a Higher Degree Research application to UON.

Contact: A / Prof Chris Kewley
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +61 2 49215751

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: University of Newcastle