Australian Rotary Health PhD Scholarships – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Relating to the Emergency Services Sector

Applications open Open
Applications close 15 June 2022 – Internal deadline
Payment per year $30,000 per annum
Duration 1 year – renewable for up to 3 years subject to satisfactory progress
Program PhD
Degree Postgraduate Research
Citizenship Australian CitizensAustralian Permanent ResidentsNew Zealand CitizensPermanent Humanitarian Visa HoldersInternational Students
Type of Scholarship Aboriginal and Torres Strait IslandersAcademicFinancial NeedRural Regional and Remote AreasStudents with Disabilities
Available In Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Available To FutureCommencingCurrent

Australian Rotary Health and Rotary NSW & ACT Emergency Services Community Awards 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 Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) relating to the Emergency Services Sector.


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 NSW & ACT Emergency Services Community Awards PhD Scholarship and your university/institution. Australian Rotary Health/Rotary NSW & ACT Emergency Services Community Awards 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 (for Head of Institution sign off). Please direct correspondence to

Please note internal application deadline of:  15 June 2022

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