Exercise and Nutrition Sciences students: you may be eligible for a 12-week $1500 scholarship!
Are you a high-performing second-year student within the School of Exercise and Nutrition Science? You may be eligible to participate in the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition’s (IPAN) Research Excellence Scholarship Program!
This is a competitive 12-week scholarship program (with $1500 provided upon completion of the program) for eight top-performing second-year undergraduate students (WAM 75% or above) within the school.
If you’re interested in understanding more about research pathways, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity – it’s never too early to begin preparing for your future career!
What the program can offer you
The Research Excellence Scholarship Program will give selected students the opportunity to gain immersive experience within IPAN’s thriving research environment which spans five research domains:
- Biology of Health and Disease
- Preventing and Managing Chronic Conditions
- Baker-Deakin Department of Lifestyle and Diabetes
- Healthy Active Living
- Food Nutrition and Health.
The program will be led by world-class leaders in research who will provide you with valuable insight about different pathway options and how to plan early for a career in research.
Importantly, this program will involve direct hands-on experience in the research environment which may include engaging with researchers in team meetings, data collection for research projects, research laboratory workshops/demonstrations, and the opportunity to develop and present your own research project/plan in a conference environment. This program aims to help you develop highly-sought industry skills, experiences, and networking opportunities to help you transition into a successful career in research.
For information on how to apply, please contact Dr Lewan Parker ([email protected]) and Dr Natalie Lander ([email protected]). Applications close Friday 23 June 2023.