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Scholarship support is available to new PhD students. An Honours degree, or Masters by Research degree is essential. The Honours/Masters degree should be in a relevant discipline such as Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Cancer Biology, Physiology, or Immunology.

The student nominated for this scholarship must have completed a four year undergraduate degree, preferably with an H1 assessment and be an Australian or New Zealand citizen,or an Australian permanent resident. The PhD stipend rate is $20,427 p.a. in 2009.

Submit your application containing a short outline of your research interests, your curriculum vitae, transcript of academic results and the contact details of two referees to:

Prof Tony Tiganis
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Monash University
Victoria 3800

We also have positions for international students: applicants are advised to check the graduate office ( for information on entry requirements scholarships prior to application.