Australian Rotary Health – General PhD Scholarships

Applications open
Applications close
24 May 2024 (Internal deadline for University endorsement)
Payment per year
Refer to Australian Rotary Health website
Refer to Australian Rotary Health website
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Postgraduate Research
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
New Zealand Citizens
Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders
International Students
Type of Scholarship
Available In
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Available To
Future Students
Commencing Students
Continuing Students

It is intended that Australian Rotary Health will provide stipend and incidental support for a postgraduate student (Australia-wide) who is undertaking full time research in one of the areas below:

  • Bowel Cancer
  • Mental Health
  • Mental Health in Emergency Services Personnel
  • Parkinson Disease

IMPORTANT NOTE: This scholarship relies on a joint funding partnership between Australian Rotary Health/the relevant Rotary club and your administering institution (School/Department/Laboratory). An up-front commitment from your School/Department/Laboratory is required (minimum $12,000/pa for duration of scholarship). Confirmation that the funds are available to commit to this scholarship MUST accompany the application.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to secure the joint funding, support cannot be provided by the Adelaide Graduate Research School.



Applications for Round 1 2024 are currently open. 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 (for Head of Institution sign off). Please direct correspondence to

(INTERNAL) AGRS application endorsement deadline:  24 May 2024

(EXTERNAL) Australian Rotary Health application deadline: 31 May 2024