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Advanced fMRI Techniques Scholarship at UQ in Australia 2021

The University of Queensland is glad to announce Advanced fMRI Techniques Scholarship to deserving students who are interested in pursuing a degree program at the Institution.

The Centre for Advanced Imaging (CAI), a strategic initiative of The University of Queensland, is a leading imaging research facility in Australia, and one of a handful in the world. It unites the skills of a crucial mass of researchers and advanced, world- or Australian-first imaging research equipment comprising NMR, MRI, EPR, CT, PET, optical imaging and an on-site cyclotron and radiochemistry facilities. CAI accommodates the biggest Node of the National Imaging Facility (NIF).

CAI carries out research across the spectrum from analysis of molecular structure, creation of new imaging technologies, synthesis of MRI and PET biomarkers targeting important biological processes to studies of major ailments affecting a variety of organ systems, through to imaging economically substantial agricultural animals and plant material, mineral deposits and construction materials.

A multidisciplinary, unified student community have come together from all around the world to CAI to undergo research training. The Centre possesses an active student association (STAC) that offers many chances for networking and professional growth, a supportive mentoring structure that will improve personal and professional development, a yearly symposium and a well-attended weekly workshop program which draws high profile National and International speakers.

The University of Queensland will offer a living allowance of $28,597 each year (2021 rate), indexed yearly and Single Overseas Student Health Cover ($3,420) is also obtainable.

Summary of Advanced fMRI Techniques Scholarship

Enrolment statusNew students
Student typeDomestic students, International students
Level of studyHigher Degree by Research
Study areaHealth and Behavioural Sciences, Engineering and Computing, Science and Mathematics
HDR funding typeLiving stipend scholarship
Scholarship value$28,597 per annum (2021 rate), indexed annually. Single Overseas Student Health Insurance ($3,420) is also obtainable.
Scholarship lengthThree years with the possibility of two 6-month extensions in certain situations
Opening date13 January 2021
Closing date12 July 2021

Eligibility for Advanced fMRI Techniques Scholarship at UQ

  • Candidates are required to have a master’s degree program from a renowned University with a good result.
  • Applicants must have an official Ph.D. supervisor who is linked with a recognized institution and research establishment.
  • Candidates will be required to demonstrate proof of an adequate level of English adeptness. For additional details, go through the English language criteria

How to Apply for Advanced fMRI Techniques Scholarship at UQ

To apply for admission and Advanced fMRI Techniques Scholarship, follow this link. There is no separate application for Advanced fMRI Techniques Scholarship because you will have the opportunity to request scholarship consideration on the application for admission.

Before submitting an application you should:

When you submit an application, please make sure that under the scholarships and collaborative study category you:

  1. Select ‘My higher degree is not collaborative’
  2. Choose ‘I am applying for, or have been granted a scholarship or sponsorship’.
  3. Choose ‘Other’, then ‘Research Project Scholarship’ and input in ‘FMRI-CLOOS’ in the ‘Name of scholarship’ area.

Here is an example of what you need to do

Selection criteria

  • Applications will be judged on a competitive basis taking into account the applicant’s previous academic record, publication record, honours and awards, and employment history.
  • The applicant will demonstrate academic achievement in the field(s) of neuroimaging / UHF-MRI and the potential for scholastic success.
  • A background or understanding of physics, neuroscience, electrical engineering, magnetic resonance imaging or software engineering is very much preferred.

CAI is devoted to supporting the career development of female researchers and have a number of enterprises to assist females in developing and accomplishing a fulfilling research career at the institute. For additional details, please go to their CAI Women in Imaging website.

For More InformationVisit The Official Website

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