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Scholarship details

The applications of drugs in enhancing scaffold-associated healing in the middle ear

Status: Open

Applications open: 1/11/2021
Applications close: 1/06/2022

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About this scholarship

This scholarship is part of the newly established alliance between Curtin University, Deakin University and Ear Science Institute Australia (Ear Science). The aim is to support and grow the ongoing collaboration between Curtin, Deakin and Ear Science and engage best students to grow their skills and capabilities and benefit everyone involved. The proposed research is at the forefront of cutting-medical nanotechnologies in the context of hearing loss, focusing on improving the lives of people, mainly children, with chronic middle ear perforation. The funding comes from a successful government ARC-Linkage grant. 

  • Future Students
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Higher Degree by Research
  • Australian Citizen
  • Australian Permanent Resident
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • International Student
  • Merit Based

This scholarship provides a living stipend of $28,600 p.a. pro rata indexed, based on full-time studies, for up to a maximum of 3 years.

Scholarship Details


Any HDR student wishing to study pharmaceutical sciences and hearing loss treatment.

The eligibility is consistent with Curtin eligibility criteria and include:

·         Domestic and international

·         Full-time enrolment

·         Successful recipients must also not be in receipt of any other scholarship

Application process

To apply for this project opportunity, please submit an email to the Project Lead listed below.  The email must include your current curriculum vitae, a summary of your research skills and experience and the reason you are interested in this specific project.

Project Lead: Associate Professor Hani Al-Salami


Enrolment Requirements

This scholarship recipient will be enrolled in a Higher Degree by Research Course at Deakin University, located in Western Australia


A/Prof Hani Al-Salami (Head of Hearing Therapeutics Department)


Further Information

The Scholarship and enrolment will be through Deakin University (Melbourne), and the student will be based at Ear Science and Curtin University (Perth).

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