Rotary Adelaide Centenary PhD Indigenous Supplementary Scholarships

Applications close
Open until filled
Payment per year
$30,000 per annum
Up to 3.5 years
Doctor of Philosophy
Postgraduate Research
Australian Citizens
Type of Scholarship
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
Available In
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Available To
Future Students
Commencing Students
Continuing Students

Rotary, the University of Adelaide, and SAHMRI are partnering to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students prevent and reduce the burden of chronic disease in Aboriginal communities through best-practice research.

SAHMRI’s Wardliparingga Aboriginal Health Equity division, based in the SAHMRI building North Terrace is available to support the student with mentoring, placements, supervision and guidance.



To be eligible for the Scholarships, applicants must:

  • be of Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander heritage (by provision of a formal ‘Confirmation of Aboriginality or Torres Strait Island Heritage’);
  • be domestic students of the University of Adelaide enrolled full time as a PhD or M Phil candidate undertaking research into preventing and reducing the burden of chronic disease in Aboriginal communities;
  • be the recipient of a Research Training Program Scholarship – Indigenous (RTPS) or University of Adelaide Research Scholarship; and
  • not currently be the recipient of a supplementary scholarship.



For more information about the project or for assistance with the application process, please contact Margaret McCallum (Wardliparingga Aboriginal Health Equity).

Phone: (08) 8128 4226



For further information about the scholarship, please refer to the Australian Rotary Health Scholarships website.