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Children's Diabetes Centre Top Up Scholarships

The Children’s Diabetes Centre is offering a $5,000 scholarship to a candidate who is completing a PhD program related to Type 1 diabetes. The Centre's aim is to improve the lives of children, adolescents and young adults living with diabetes and their families. The primary objective is to generate significant new knowledge through clinical investigations, clinical trials, epidemiological studies, interventions, and qualitative research studies with a focus on translating this knowledge into the clinic and in the community.

Important dates

Opens: 19-04-2018 Closes: 30-06-2018

Applies to

Domestic International Postgraduate Research

At a glance

  • This scholarship is open to individuals who are current ECU students.
  • Please visit the Children's Diabetes Centre website for more information on their program of research that includes research in the areas of Type 1 diabetes technology, diet (nutrition), exercise, mental health and well being, economic analysis and epidemiological studies.
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to Tanyana Jackiewicz at

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be completing a PhD program relevant to Type 1 diabetes; and
  • be in receipt of an Australian Postgraduate Award, NHMRC Postgraduate Award,International Postgraduate research Scholarships or University-funded Scholarship.

How to Apply

Please send your documents (listed below) as one PDF to Tanyana Jackiewicz.

  1. A one page introductory letter including: 
    • Your contact details;
    • A statement addressing the eligibility criteria for this award; and
    • The contact details of two independent referees who can provide a reference for you regarding your academic achievements and research potential (not your PhD supervisor).
  2. A one page description of your proposed PhD topic (including research collaborations, expected deliverables etc.). If you do not have a firm PhD topic please speak to our Senior Program Manager for ideas.
  3. A copy of your curriculum vitae (maximum two pages).

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