One Chiropractic Australia Research Foundation PhD Scholarship is available commencing 2019 for three years full time or six years part time. The Scholarship amount will be equivalent to the full-time Australian Research Training Program (RTP) stipend base rate. For reference, the 2018 RTP rate was a tax free stipend of $27,082 per annum for three years full time, or half this amount for six years part time.
Applications for a PhD Scholarship application closes on Friday 28 September 2018 at 5pm Australian Eastern Standard Time.
The documents relevant to 2018 applications are available below:
CA Research Foundation-Application-Form-2018
CA Research Foundation-Scholarship-Supervisor-Report-2018
CA Research Foundation-Grant-Applicant-Guidelines-2018
COCA Research Ltd (now Chiropractic Australia Research Foundation) announced that Dr Amber Beynon from Murdoch University was awarded the 2017 PhD Scholarship. The focus of Dr Beynon’s research project is: To determine if early life frailty (ill-health) conditions are potential risk factors for back pain in adolescence and young adulthood.
COCA Research Ltd (now Chiropractic Australia Research Foundation) also announced that Dr Laura Montgomery from Macquarie University is the recipient of the COCA/ANZMUSC Master of Research Scholarship. Dr Montgomery’s project will focus on the relationship between sedentary behaviour and spinal pain in adolescence.
Currently there are no calls for application for small grants.