MDRF India and Deakin University Australia Research Fellowship

The Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Australia, in partnership with the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF), Chennai, is offering two scholarships for Ph.D. studies through Deakin’s in country Ph.D. Program (ICPP). Applicants from India can apply for these fellowships.

MDRF was founded with the vision of providing a world-class environment for research in diabetes and its complications.

Deakin University’s aim is to examine the impact of the division between further and higher education on strategies to widen participation in education.

Applicants must have high-quality masters from a recognized leading University.

Course Level: Fellowship is available for the Ph.D. program.

Study Subject: Fellowship is available in challenging areas of Diabetes and Obesity.

Scholarship Award: The successful candidates will be enroled in a Ph.D. at Deakin University, Australia and will receive a 100% Tuition fee scholarship. MDRF will offer a monthly fellowship as per the institutional guidelines

Scholarship can be taken at: India

Eligibility: Criteria are:

  • High-quality Masters from a recognized leading University
  • Completion of a thesis of 10,000 words as part of the Master’s program
  • At least 70% marks in all exams from Graduation onwards
  • Research publications desired

Nationality: Applicants from India can apply for these fellowships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have high-quality masters from a recognized leading University.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Applicants for Deakin courses must meet the English language requirements, to the level required for the course.

Australia Scholarships

How to Apply: To apply, please send detailed resume by 1 July 2016 including academic percentage and research publications to Dr. M. Balasubramanyam at

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1 July 2016.

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