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Herdsman Fellowship in Medical Science


The fellowship is open to graduates in medicine or related health sciences enrolled full-time for a PhD on a topic related to the medical problems of the aged.


Applicants must be graduates in medicine or related health sciences, enrol full-time for a PhD, and be undertaking a research topic related to the medical problems of the aged.

Quantity Available



As tenure falls vacant

Study Length

Fellowship shall initially be for 1 year but may be extended by the commitee for further terms of 1 year up to a total of 3 years

Award Value

$22,860 per year

Application procedure

Applications must consist of: covering letter addressing the Herdsman Fellowship Rules, in particular point 2, academic Curriculum vitae, 2 referee reports. No strict format is required; however the Research Scholarships generic Referee Report may be used.

Closing date

August 31st


Maintained by the income from a bequest of $260,000 from Mrs Rose Herdsman

Study Level

  • Postgraduate

University of Queensland

The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia¹s premier learning and research institutions. It is the oldest university in Queensland and has produced almost 197,000 graduates since opening in 1911. Its graduates have become leaders in all areas of society and industry.

UQ is one of the three Australian members of the global Universitas 21 alliance. This group aims to enhance the quality of university outcomes through international benchmarking and a joint venture e-learning project with The Thomson Corporation.

Contact Details

  • 7 3365 1111
  • 7 3365 4455/6941
  • Research and Postgraduate Studies
    Cumbrae-Stewart Building
    St Lucia, QLD

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the University of Queensland by using the links below.


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