Scholarships

The following scholarships are currently available at ARCSHS:


Infectious disease, gender and stigma

PhD research scholarship

This PhD scholarship will support a qualitative project aimed at investigating the relationship between infectious disease, gender and stigma. Ideally the project will address the blood-borne virus hepatitis C, but other health issues will also be considered.

The scholarship is suitable for future graduate researchers, future PhD candidates or graduate researchers, and is supervised by Professor Suzanne Fraser.

Benefits of the scholarship

Benefits of the scholarship include:

  • a La Trobe Research Scholarship for three and a half (3.5 years) years to support your living costs
  • for international applicants, a fee-relief scholarship (LTUFFRS) for four years to undertake a PhD at La Trobe University
  • opportunities to work with La Trobe’s outstanding researchers
  • access to La Trobe’s suite of professional development programs

The scholarship is available for students in Melbourne and is paid by fortnightly stipend. More information on La Trobe Graduate Research Scholarships.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the La Trobe Graduate Research PhD Academic Entry Requirements. In addition, a strong background in gender studies, sexuality studies, sociology or science and technology studies is preferred.

How to apply

Applications close for international students on 30 March 2021 and domestic (including New Zealand) students on 31 April 2021.

If you wish to apply for this scholarship, please submit a formal introductory email to ARCSHSPostGrad@latrobe.edu.au. The University will carefully review your application and consider you for this Scholarship.

Further information

For eligibility and information about the application process, please contact the Graduate Research Coordinator at ARCSHSPostGrad@latrobe.edu.au.

For information about the project, please email Professor Suzanne Fraser, s.fraser@latrobe.edu.au.


Drugs, sex/gender and human rights

PhD research scholarship

This PhD scholarship will support a qualitative project aimed at critically investigating the relationship between drug policy, sex/gender and human rights. Ideally the project will focus on illicit substances but innovative proposals exploring licit substances will also be considered.

The scholarship is suitable for future graduate researchers, future PhD candidates or graduate researchers, and is supervised by Associate Professor Kate Seear.

Benefits of the scholarship

Benefits of the scholarship include:

  • a La Trobe Research Scholarship for three and a half (3.5 years) years to support your living costs
  • for international applicants, a fee-relief scholarship (LTUFFRS) for four years to undertake a PhD at La Trobe University
  • opportunities to work with La Trobe’s outstanding researchers
  • access to La Trobe’s suite of professional development programs

The scholarship is available for students in Melbourne and is paid by fortnightly stipend. More information on La Trobe Graduate Research Scholarships.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the La Trobe Graduate Research PhD Academic Entry Requirements. In addition, a strong background in gender studies, sexuality studies, posthuman theory, sociology or science and technology studies is preferred.

How to apply

Applications close for international students on 30 March 2021 and domestic (including New Zealand) students on 31 April 2021.

If you wish to apply for this scholarship, please submit a formal introductory email to ARCSHSPostGrad@latrobe.edu.au. The University will carefully review your application and consider you for this Scholarship.

Further information

For eligibility and information about the application process, please contact the Graduate Research Coordinator at ARCSHSPostGrad@latrobe.edu.au.

For information about the project, please email Associate Professor Kate Seear, k.seaar@latrobe.edu.au.


General scholarships information

Other scholarships may be available at La Trobe. Check out the general information on costs and scholarships at La Trobe, and the project-based scholarships page.