2023 WEHI International Scholar Initiative at University of Melbourne in Australia
The University of Melbourne in Australia is delighted to welcome application submission from suitably qualified international students who are looking to pursue a PhD degree programme at the university to apply for the 2023 WEHI International Scholar Initiative worth about $2000 per annum.
The International Scholar Initiative is funded and initiated by WEHI to recruits candidates who have completed their latest degree outside of Australia to come to WEHI to undertake their research. The initiative selects students on the basis of their academic record, relevant experience, research motivation, referees’ reports and a video conference interview to receive a PhD scholarship worth $2000 per annum, living allowance, relocation allowance, health insurance cover and tuition fee offset.
The University of Melbourne is a public research university located in Melbourne, Australia. The university was established in 1853 and thus considered to be Australia’s second oldest university and the oldest in Victoria. The university has one of the highest admission requirements in the country with more than 50% of international students who are studying one PhD programme or the other as a result of the various scholarship awards.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): WEHI International Scholar Initiative
Host Institution(s): University of Melbourne in Australia
- Stipend of about $2000 per annum
- Living allowance,
- Relocation allowance,
- Health insurance cover
- Tuition fee offset
Number of Awards: Not Specific
Study level: PhD
Nationality: International Students
Eligibility for the 2023 WEHI International Scholar Initiative at University of Melbourne in Australia:
- Applicants must be an international student.
- Applicants must have a four-year undergraduate degree with a substantial research component or masters degree at an international university or,
- Applicants must be in the final academic year of their current degree due to complete in first semester of 2023.
- Applicants must make available proof of English Language proficiency.
Method of Application for the 2023 WEHI International Scholar Initiative at University of Melbourne in Australia:
Interested applicants are required to check if they meet the entry requirements for PhD degree at the University and carefully investigate the student project opportunities to identify their preferred research areas before they complete and submit their online application form. Applicants will be required to nominate up to three research projects or WEHI supervisors for their application and submit the following supporting documents below:
- A cover letter that explains applicant’s research interests and motivation
- An updated curriculum vitae
- Academic transcripts
Application Deadline: November 11, 2022.