Call for applications for the 2023 Peter Mac Foundation Postgraduate Award for a PhD in cancer research at Peter Mac in 2023.
The Peter Mac Foundation Postgraduate Award aims to promote excellence in cancer research by supporting outstanding PhD students who demonstrate academic excellence and leadership qualities throughout their candidature at Peter Mac.
These awards are named in honour of long-term supporters of Peter Mac, including; Rosie Lew, Robert Kirby, Lester Peters and Stewart Barron. We acknowledge their tireless work supporting the Peter Mac Foundation’s fundraising activities.
Applications close 5:00pm Monday 07 November 2022.
The 2023 award is open to students who:
- Will be full-time ‘local’ students (Australian citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand citizen) OR are international students who are graduates of an Australian university;
- Can demonstrate their potential research excellence through previous studies and/or experience;
- Meet university eligibility requirements to commence a PhD based at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in 2023.
- Can provide evidence of submission of a Round 1 University application for 2023 PhD candidature.
Students jointly supervised by across-institute supervisors will only be eligible if their principal supervisor is based at Peter Mac and the majority of their studies will be completed on site at Peter Mac.
Conditions of Award:
This scholarship provides award of $40,000, comprised of:
- $37,000 per year living allowance, to be administered through the University.
- $3,000 per year student professional development support costs (travel, courses etc) administered through Peter Mac.
- This scholarship is awarded for a maximum of 3.5 years, subject to candidature extension.
Note: Students awarded a university scholarship may receive the Peter Mac award as a top-up scholarship of $10,000 per year living allowance and $3,000 per year student professional development support costs. Students in receipt of a competitive scholarship equal to the full amount of the award (eg NHMRC) may receive the Peter Mac award as the $3,000 per year student professional development support costs.