Neuroscience of Neuroinflammation in the development of addiction and obesity

Future student scholarship

Scholarship details

Study levels


Student type

Future students

Study area

Health and community

Eligibility criteria

Academic performance

Application dates

Applications close
30 April 2020

What you'll receive

A scholarship, tax exempt and indexed annually $28,092 per annum for a period of 3 years will be provided to the successful applicant.

Paid leave is provided equivalent to QUTPRA scholarships. The scholarship does provide access to a student travel allowance but does not cover relocation expenses or paid extensions.

International students will also receive either:

  • an Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fees Offset (International)
  • a QUT research degree (HDR) tuition fee scholarship.

As the scholarship recipient, you will have the opportunity to work with a team of leading researchers, to undertake your own innovative research in and across the fields of Health and Clinical Sciences, and to gain an internationally recognised postgraduate qualification.

The scholarship will be governed by QUTPRA rules.


To apply for this scholarship, you must meet the entry requirements for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at QUT, including any English language requirements for international students.

You must also have a background in cell biology and animal experiments.

How to apply

Please contact Prof Selena Bartlett ( to discuss your application

About the scholarship

We are seeking an enthusiastic PhD student to undertake a project in the neuroscience of neuroinflammation in the development of addiction and obesity. This project will be undertaken within QUT’s School of Clinical Sciences, with principal supervision by Prof Selena Bartlett, a Research Capacity Building Professor at QUT and Group Leader in addiction neuroscience and obesity within QUT’s Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation.

You will be based at the Translational Research Institute.

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