Description: The Faculty of Health and Medicine is offering two PhD scholarships for research projects in mental health that align to the Ghanaian mental health reform agenda.
Course Level: PhD
Field of Research: Research projects in mental health must that align with the Ghanaian mental health reform agenda.
Eligibility Status: The successful candidate will:
- Satisfy the English proficiency requirement (IELTS of at least 6.5)
- Have completed at least four years of
undergraduate study and have attained Honours Class 1 or equivalent and a high grade point average (GPA)
- Evidence of ability to support the remaining 50% living allowance (i.e. $13,144 – 2016 rate)
Selection Criteria: Highly desirable:
- A masters degree with a strong research component
- International peer reviewed research publication or research experience
Number of Awardees: Not specified
Scholarship to be taken at (country): University of Newcastle, Australia
Value of Scholarship Award: The UON President’s Ghanaian scholarships provide:
- 50% of the annual living allowance per annum **
- A full tuition fee scholarship
- Overseas student health cover
The Scholarship may also include:
- A relocation allowance (up to $2,020)
- A thesis allowance (up to $500)
How to Apply: Forward your CV, research proposal and supporting documentation toShirley.Savy@newcastle.edu.au by 30th November 2016. Successful applicants will be asked to formally submit a Higher Degree Research application to UON.
Contact: A / Prof Chris Kewley
Phone: +61 2 49215751
Application Deadline: 30th November 2016