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Loddon Mallee COVID Health Worker Study Research Scholarship

Last updated: Oct 1, 2021

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La Trobe University is delighted to invite applications for the Loddon Mallee COVID Health Worker Study Research Scholarship. This fully-funded scholarship program is only open to Australian and New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident who wish to do research to explore the health and wellbeing impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak among rural\regional healthcare workers. Entries must be submitted no later than 31 October 2021.

Scholarship Description
The Rural Health School at La Trobe University (Bendigo) in partnership with Bendigo Health invites expressions of interest for a PhD scholarship covering all fees and a tax-free stipend (up to $28,092 per annum for 3.5 years for outstanding students). The PhD research opportunity will commence in January 2022 and aims to explore the health and wellbeing impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak among rural\regional healthcare workers. In particular, the research aims to identify protective\resilience factors, at the individual, organisation and community level, that predict better physical and mental health outcomes for health workers so that evidence-based resilience interventions may be implemented to improve the future workforce response to major disruptions like the COVID-19 pandemic. This research will make recommendations on how to best support our rural and regional healthcare workforce in responding to major disruptions such as the COVID-19 pandemic now and into the future.

Award Value
The winner will receive $28092 per annum, for three and a half years. Fee relief additional.

Level and Area of Studies
PhD research program in COVID-19 theme.

Place of study
La Trobe University (Bendigo) in Australia

Eligibility and Requirement
To be eligible to apply for this Loddon Mallee COVID Health Worker Study Research Scholarship, applicants must:

  • meet the entrance requirements for the proposed course
  • not be receiving another scholarship greater than 75 per cent of the stipend rate for the same purpose
  • be an Australian and New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident

Application Instruction
Please carefully read the application instruction at the link below.

Submission Deadline
31 October2021.

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