Sam and Nina Narodowski PhD Scholarships

The Sam and Nina Narodowski PhD scholarships aim to support new commencing PhD candidates through their degree across a range of specific research areas.

One scholarship will be made available to PhD applicants intending to complete research in one of the following fields:  Food Production and Agribusiness, Sustainability and Environment, or Clothing Textiles.

A second scholarship will be made available to PhD applicants who will conduct their research in one of the following fields: Health Disability and Aged Care, Urban Transport and Social Planning, or Migration and Settlement Services.

This scholarship is comprised of:

  • A stipend scholarship of AUD$ 33,000 per annum pro rata to be indexed annually.
  • A tuition fee scholarship for successful international applicants or RTP fee offset scholarship for Australian citizens and permanent residents and New Zealand citizens

The scholarship will be provided for a maximum of 3years and 6months.

International applicants should note that this scholarship does not provide visa length overseas student health cover (OSHC).

Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria for admission into the PhD program.

  • Submit a PhD application, making sure that you select an available PhD project that aligns with one of the research areas: 
    • Food Production and Agribusiness
    • Sustainability and Environment
    • Clothing Textiles
    • Health Disability and Aged Care
    • Urban Transport and Social Planning 
    • Migration and Settlement Services

RMIT has a two-step PhD application process comprised of an ‘expression of interest’ (EOI) and full application.

  • Register your interest in this scholarship by emailing:
    • Use ‘Sam and Nina Narodowski PhD scholarship’ as the subject of the email
    • Quote your application number in the email
    • Indicate one of the six research areas with which your research interest aligns.

Applications are open now.

31 March 2022

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