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NHMRC Medical and Dental and Public Health Postgraduate Research Scholarships


To encourage medical and dental and public health graduates to gain full-time research experience.

The award is divided into two categories: Medical and Dental Public HealthPostgraduate Research Scholarships and Public HealthPostgraduate Research Scholarships.


Open to Australian citizens who are medical or dental and public health research graduates registered to practice in Australia, with the proviso that medical graduates can also apply during their intern year and that dental postgraduate research scholarships may be awarded prior to graduation provided that the evidence of high quality work is shown. Also open to medical and dental graduates from overseas who hold a qualification that is registered for practice in Australia, who have permanent resident status and are currently residing in Australia.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Study Length

1 year, renewable for up to 2 further years

Award Value


Application procedure

Available from the website at external link

Closing date


Study Level

  • Postgraduate

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (Australia) consolidates within a single national organization the often independent functions of research funding and development of advice. One of its strengths is that it brings together and draws upon the resources of all components of the health system, including governments, medical practitioners, nurses and allied health professionals, researchers, teaching and research institutions, public and private programme managers, service administrators, community health organizations, social health researchers and consumers.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) by using the links below.


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