EMHS Aboriginal Mental Health Research Scholarship

The East Metropolitan Health Service (EMHS) is offering a 'top up' scholarship to support an Aboriginal Master of Research or PhD candidate who is conducting research into Aboriginal mental health.

Funding bodyEast Metropolitan Health Service (EMHS)
Study level

Masters of Research


Value (including stipends, expenses and top-ups)

Up to $20000 per annum

For a successful PhD applicant, the scholarship will be up to $60,000 (tax exempt) over three years full-time, with a maximum payable rate of $20,000 per annum. For a successful Master of Research applicant, the scholarship will be up to $15,000 per annum for two years ($30,000)

Duration and start date

2022 for up to 3 years

Application criteria

Applicants must be enrolled in the first year of, or be applying to, a full-time PhD program or in a Master of Research course at a WA University. The research project must relate to the provision of mental health services to Aboriginal people in a hospital or community setting, preferably within EMHS, and be able to commence in 2022

Apply by21 February 2022
To apply

How to Apply:

  • Complete an Application Form including a signature from the head of school/discipline of your enrolling university.
  • Provide your Resume or Curriculum Vitae, including academic transcripts and the names of 2 academic referees.

For further information about EMHS, scholarship eligibility and how to apply, please see the EMHS website.


Mark Woodman on (08) 9224 3189 or at Mark.Woodman@health.wa.gov.au