University of Newcastle PhD President’s Ghanaian Scholarships, Australia

Newcastle University, UK


November 30, 2016


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The Faculty of Health and Medicine is offering two PhD scholarships for research projects in mental health that align to the Ghanaian mental health reform agenda.

The UON President's Ghanaian scholarships provide:

  • 50% of the annual living allowance per annum **
  • A full tuition fee scholarship
  • Overseas student health cover

The Scholarship may also include:

  • A relocation allowance (up to $2,020)
  • A thesis allowance (up to $500)


The successful candidate will:

  • Satisfy the English proficiency requirement (IELTS of at least 6.5)
  • Have completed at least four years of
    undergraduate study and have attained Honours Class 1 or equivalent and a high grade point average (GPA)
  • Evidence of ability to support the remaining 50% living allowance (i.e. $13,144 – 2016 rate)

Highly desirable:

  • A masters degree with a strong research component
  • International peer reviewed research publication or research experience


Forward your CV, research proposal and supporting documentation to by 30 November 2016. Successful applicants will be asked to formally submit a Higher Degree Research application to UON.

Contact: A / Prof Chris Kewley
Phone: +61 2 49215751

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Publish Date
November 01, 2016
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