PhD Top Up, Guide to Applicants Page2
The following students are eligible to apply:
Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia.2.
Applications must be received within 12 months of the initial enrolment as a PhDstudent3.
Applicants must have:a.
completed requirements for the award of an appropriate degree with aminimum of upper second-class Honoursorb.
a Medical Degree.4.
Applicants must be enrolled, or be eligible to enroll as a full-time student in anapproved post bachelor course at an eligible institution.5.
Applicants must have applied for a three year competitive postgraduatescholarship, such as an APA.
receipt of this Scholarship is contingent upon the receipt of an APAor equivalent award
The following students are ineligible to apply:
Students who are current recipients of a top-up scholarships in conjunction withan APA award or equivalent.
Application Eligibility Criteria
A transcript of the student’s academic history must accompany the application. Thistranscript must be complete, including all enrolment years, all units the student has beenenrolled in, enrolment status for each year (full-time/part-time), all marks/grades, and thecourse weighted average mark attained.
Applications will be ruled ineligible if:
an academic transcript is not included with the application2.
an academic transcript is not complete3.
the application is received after the closing date4.
the application has not been approved by the Head of Department
The Tobacco Industry
Cancer Council will not provide research funding to any researcher who:1.
is an applicant for or is in receipt of funds from the tobacco industry, ororganisations deemed by the Cancer Council to be associated with the tobaccoindustry, regardless of whether the funds are received directly, throughcollaborators or by other means (the Smoking and Health Research Foundation ofAustralia is deemed to be associated with the tobacco industry);