Avant Doctor in Training Research Scholarship Program

Applications open
2 March 2020
Applications close
31 October 2020
Payment per year
Dependent on category of award
One year
Postgraduate Research
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
New Zealand Citizens
Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders
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

Applicants must be:

  • an Avant member with one of the following professional indemnity insurance policies with Avant Insurance Limited:
  • Intern
  • Resident Medical Officer
  • Doctor in Training
  • Practitioner (first year post-fellowship)
  • an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or permanent resident of Australia
  • registered with the Medical Board of Australia

Enrolled in:

  • a specialist research training program recognised and approved by a relevant
  • Australian/Australasian college and accredited by the Australian Medical Council
  • (specialist in training), or
  • a research program with a recognised academic institution working towards a post-graduate
  • degree such as a masters or PhD, or
  • be in their first year post-specialty fellowship and employed in a post-fellowship
  • sub-specialty or research position, or
  • a formal research program with at least one appropriately qualified research supervisor,
  • with research commencing on or before 30 March 2021.

For all eligibility requirements, see the terms and conditions at avant.org.au/scholarships