We are currently seeking applicants for a PhD scholarship opportunity associated with ARC CPTT research projects. The project is based in the Department of Biochemistry and Pharmacology at The University of Melbourne.

A tax-free scholarship of AU$31,828 is available to the successful candidate for 3 years, with a possible 6-month extension. It is a condition of the scholarship that the successful applicant completes up-to 12 months of placement with an ARC CPTT industry partner during their candidature.

Expressions of interest are invited until Sunday February 21st 2021, or until filled.


  • Applicant must meet the eligibility criteria for enrolment in Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the University of Melbourne, including the required level of English language proficiency.
  • Applicant must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this scholarship and be able to take up the opportunity by April 2021.

Selection Criteria

Candidates must include the following when submitting a formal application:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter, stating your skills and experiences, areas of interest and expertise, and compelling reasons why you think you’re suitable for a PhD in the ARC CPTT
  • Academic Transcript
  • Contact details for two referees

To apply for this PhD scholarship please email a copy of your CV and transcripts. Click here to download full details of this opportunity.