Application for the Research Scholarships in Evaluation of Anti-Inflammatory Compounds for International Students in Australia – 2022/2023. Entry is now open at the Western Sydney University in Australia.
The project will be based at the Campbelltown campus of the School of medicine, with the opportunity to collaborate with Dr. Yossi Buskila on novel recording and imaging techniques such as patch clamp, optogenetics, and two-photon imaging. The university will provide all the following benefits: Domestic candidates will receive a tax-free stipend of $30,000(AUD) per annum for up to 3 years to support living costs, supported by the Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset. International candidates will receive a tax-free stipend of $30,000(AUD) per annum for up to 3 years to support living costs. Those with a strong track record will be eligible for a tuition fee waiver. Support for training, conference attendance, fieldwork and additional research costs as approved by the School.
Western Sydney University, founded in 1989, is an Australian multi-campus university in Sydney’s Greater Western region. WSU is ranked 51st in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, placing it in the top 2% of international universities. It provides undergraduate, postgraduate, and higher research degrees.
The Scholarships are one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. The aim of the program is to create a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.
RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS ELIGIBILITY
Scholars are selected on the following criteria:
- All nationalities.
- PhD degree in the evaluation of anti-inflammatory compounds in restoring K+ homeostasis during neurodegeneration offered by the university.
- Demonstrate strong academic performance in subjects relevant to Physiology, neuroscience, neurobiology or neurophysiology.
- Have an understanding of the importance of research on neurodegenerative disorders.
- Be willing to learn electrophysiological and imaging techniques applicable to neurophysiology.
- Be enthusiastic and highly motivated to undertake further study at an advanced level.
- International candidates are required to hold qualifications and experience equal to one of the following (i) an Australian First Class Bachelor (Honours) degree, (ii) coursework Master with at least 25% research component, (iii) a Research Masters degree, or (iv) equivalent overseas qualifications.
- If your first language is English or if you can provide satisfactory evidence that English was the medium of instruction in your secondary or tertiary studies at Western Sydney University
- IELTS Indicator Test
- TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition test
RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
- Students must first submit an admission application on the university portal. Follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply for a project scholarship.
Application must include:
- The students must submit academic transcripts and other necessary documents.
- Only applications that have been submitted (with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before 31 July, 2022 will be considered.
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