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PhD Scholarship in Urban Futures Social Inequities

Key details

$30,000 per annum
Length of Support
3 years
Number Offered

About this scholarship

A PhD scholarship, investigating whether those who reside in more liveable neighbourhoods, but are of lower socioeconomic position, experience a ‘pulling up’ effect on their mental health and wellbeing over time.

Value and duration

The scholarship will provide a stipend of $30,000 per annum. Successful international applicants will be provided with a tuition fee scholarship that also covers the cost of Overseas Student Heath Cover.

The duration of this scholarship is 3 years with the possibility of a six month extension.

Number of scholarships available



To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • meet the entry requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy
  • meet research scholarship eligibility criteria

It is preferred that applicants have a post-graduate degree in public health, epidemiology, or health geography, and be familiar in quantitative modelling and analysis techniques.

Open date

Applications are now open.

Close date

Applications close 5pm AEST Wednesday 28 February 2018, or when a candidate is selected.

Terms and conditions

RMIT's standard research scholarship terms and conditions (PDF 327kb 10p) will apply to this scholarship.


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