Australian Rotary Health PhD Scholarships – Multiple Sclerosis

Applications open
Applications close
Monday 10 October 2022 - Internal deadline
Payment per year
$30,000 per annum
1 year - renewable for up to 3 years subject to satisfactory progress
Postgraduate Research
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
New Zealand Citizens
Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders
International Students
Type of Scholarship
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
Financial Need
Rural Regional and Remote Areas
Students with Disabilities
Available In
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Available To
Future Students
Commencing Students
Continuing Students

Australian Rotary Health/Rotary Passport Club of Sylvania Waters PhD Scholarship 

It is intended that the Funding Partner Scholarship will provide salary and incidental support for a postgraduate student who is undertaking full time research into Multiple Sclerosis.


Applicants must be:

  • an Australian citizen or have Australian Permanent Resident status, and not be under bond to any foreign government. Evidence of citizenship (citizenship certificate, birth certificate, passport) or residential status must accompany the application. 
  • about to commence, or in their first year of a PhD only – studying full-time

NOTE: Overseas PhD students can apply for scholarships on confirmation of the following: 

  • Tuition fees to applicants chosen Australian University are paid (unless fees are waived by the university).
  • Applicant to have confirmed a supervisor for their research work and a university with confirmed of their enrolment.
  • Applicant to have agreed to stay in Australia for the term of the PhD – up to 3.5 years.

Applicants enrolled in a combined degree are not eligible to apply (e.g., PhD/ Masters).  Applicants receiving additional stipend funding are not eligible to apply.

Funding Source

The Funding Partners scholarship offered here relies on a funding partnership between Australian Rotary Health, Rotary Passport Club of Sylvania Waters PhD Scholarship and your university/institution. Australian Rotary Health and Rotary Passport Club of Sylvania Waters PhD Scholarship provides $19,000 p.a and your University/Institute, Department/School or Laboratory would be required to provide $11,000 p.a for the duration of the 3 year scholarship. Confirmation that University funds are available to commit to this scholarship MUST accompany this application (Section 9). 


Please see the Australian Rotary Health website for further details including requirements for applicants and how to apply.

Applications and supporting documents must be submitted via the Adelaide Graduate Research School. Please direct correspondence to

Please note internal application deadline of:  10 October 2022