AMDF PhD Scholarships
AMDF PhD Top-Up Scholarships
AMDF offers PhD top-up scholarships in an attempt to attract Australia’s best young scientists to the field of mitochondrial disease. By encouraging scientists at the beginning of their career, the goal is that they will make their careers in mitochondrial disease research.
AMDF support students by providing a flexible scholarship program. Recipients of these scholarships can, and do, investigate a range of different areas, but they all have one ultimate goal – to be part of the solution in finding a cure and effective treatment for mitochondrial disease.
AMDF PhD scholarships “top-up” researcher’s existing NHMRC, ARC or similar scholarship. AMDF PhD scholarships comprise two components:
- a top-up amount bringing the total stipend to $27,000 per year for a science graduates and $30,000 per year for a medicine graduates
- a $3,000 per year travel allowance
PhD top-up scholarships are available throughout the year. The application process involves a scholarship application which will be reviewed by the AMDF Scientific and Medical Advisory Panel. If the application is successful, it is then reviewed by the AMDF Board of Directors. Upon review, the applicant will be contacted regarding the success of the submission.
Your Donations at Work
AMDF has funded PhD Scholarships in the following areas:
Paula Woodbridge – Investigation of the pathogenic effects of mutations in the polymerase gamma gene
Sophia Frentz – Neuropathogenic mechanisms of mitochondrial dysfunction
How to Apply
To apply for an AMDF PhD Top-Up Scholarship, please send your Application Form and supporting documentation via email to email@example.com. Alternatively, please call (02) 8033 4113 for more information.
Read the grant procedure here.