The Angie Cunningham PhD scholarship and grant-in-aid funding supports the training of a graduate students in their pursuit of achieving a PhD qualification (or equivalent) while performing research directly relevant to Motor Neurone Disease (MND). Applications are called for novel, innovative projects aimed at understanding the causes of MND, elucidating disease mechanisms and/or tackling one or more key issues contributing to the lack of effective treatments for MND.  

A total of AUD $205,000 will be awarded for a 3-year Scholarship and Project (PhD stipend of $35,000 per annum, direct research costs of $30,000 per annum, and budget of $10,000 over the 3-year duration of the PhD candidature for travel and conference attendance/participation).  

Eligibility: PhD students must be based in research institutions within Australia.  

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