THRIVE International PhD Scholarships

THRIVE - Training Hub promoting Regional Industry and Innovation in Virology and Epidemiology: Boosting Australia’s Agriculture and Manufacturing

The THRIIVE project will be a collaborative project, building capacity to protect Australia’s multibillion-dollar agricultural industry from the threat of zoonotic diseases by building regional and national capabilities in zoonotic disease modelling, molecular virology, and the development of novel therapies.

There are currently two THRIVE International Scholarships available.

  • Eligibility

    As per Charles Sturt University's standard eligibility requirements for entry to a PhD.

  • Award value

    The scholarship provides the following benefits:

    Stipend: This scholarship is valued at $30,000 per annum payable in fortnightly instalments.

    Tuition Fees: Fee exemption for a period equivalent to three years (six sessions) for PhD at full-time study.

    Operating Funds: Operational expenses will be built into the overall THRIVE budget over three years.

  • Scholarship duration

    The scholarship is tenable for three years for Research Doctorate studies subject to satisfactory progress.

    Scholarship candidates are entitled to 20 paid annual leave working days per year and 10 paid sick leave days per year, however, are not eligible for paid primary parental care leave or additional personal leave.

  • How to apply

    Applicants will need to apply for enrolment.

    Prospective Higher Degree by Research candidates can apply for a THRIVE Scholarship when completing their Charles Sturt course admission application. When given the option to apply for a scholarship select 'Other' and enter THRIVE International Scholarship.

Application timelines

Applications close Friday 25 August 2023


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