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Fully Funded Scholarship at La Trobe University


The Australian Public research university La Trobe University calls applications for the knee injury Rehabilitation Research Scholarship. Through this scholarship, the university aims to gather qualified PhD candidates to participate in the research that aims to improve outcome following a knee injury and reconstruction. The scholarship at the La Trobe University is a fully-funded opportunity for the students who are keen on the studying effect of exercise-therapy on optimising knee symptoms and quality of life and preventing osteoarthritis after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury and reconstruction.

Location: Australia


  • A La Trobe Research Scholarship for three and a half (3.5 years) years, with a value of $27,596.00 per annum, to support your living costs (2019 rate)
  • A fee-relief scholarship (LTUFFRS) for four years to undertake a PhD at La Trobe University (international applicants only)
  • Opportunities to work with La Trobe’s outstanding researchers, and have access to our suite of professional development programs
  • Supervised by Professor Kay Crossley and Dr Adam Culvenor within the La Trobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre.


– a Masters by research degree in a relevant discipline completed within the last ten years assessed at a La Trobe Masters by research standard of 75 or above; or

– an Honors degree, Masters by coursework or ungraded Masters by research degree completed within the last ten years where you achieved a weighted average mark of 70 or above across any coursework subjects; AND any of the following assessed at a La Trobe Masters by research standard of 75 or above:

  • a research thesis of approximately 15,000-20,000 words; or
  • the degree includes a written research component comprising at least 3/8 of one year; or
  • you are the lead author of a peer-reviewed publication or other research published within the last ten years.

Eligible Region: Open for all.

Application Deadline: 31, January  2020

Official Link: https://www.latrobe.edu.au/scholarships/knee-injury-rehabilitation-research-scholarship