Awards and Scholarships

Student Travel Awards

Details of the 2018 awards will be published shortly.

Dr David Serisier Travel Award

Details of the 2018 award will be published shortly.

Doctor Laurence Catley Clinical Student Award

The Doctor Laurence Catley Clinical Student Award will be awarded to a Clinical Researcher who has made a significant contribution to Mater Research and the community in the year prior to application.

The recipient of the Doctor Laurence Catley Clinical Student Award will receive a $1500 travel award to attend and present at an overseas conference.

To be eligible: 

  • The student must have been studying at the Mater during the six months prior to the award application due date and successfully passed Confirmation of Candidature.
  • Students must be studying towards a PhD or MPhil Degree (Students conducting Masters Projects on site are not eligible).
  • Student must indicate:
    • Scientific/Clinical Achievements (60% weighting)
    • Contribution to Community (30% weighting)
    • Other Achievements (10% weighting)
  • Students will be assessed relative to opportunity.
  • A recommendation from the Principal Advisor must be attached to the application (no more than a half page).

Application dates for the 2018 award are to be advised and will be published shortly.

Mater Higher Degree Research Student Award (Scientific)

The Mater Higher Degree Research Student Award (Scientific) will be awarded to a Scientific Researcher who has made a significant contribution to Mater Research and the community in the year prior to application.

The recipient of the Mater Higher Degree Research Student Award (Scientific) will receive a $1500 travel award to attend and present at an overseas conference.

To be eligible: 

  • The student must have been studying at the Mater during the six months prior to the award application due date and successfully passed Confirmation of Candidature.
  • Students must be studying towards a PhD or MPhil Degree (Students conducting Masters Projects on site are not eligible).
  • Student must indicate:
    • Scientific/Clinical Achievements (60% weighting)
    • Contribution to Community (30% weighting)
    • Other Achievements (10% weighting)
  • Students will be assessed relative to opportunity.
  • A recommendation from the Principal Advisor must be attached to the application (no more than a half page).

Applications for the award will open in September 2017.

Contact us

For more information about student scholarships and awards offered at Mater Research, including how to apply, please email the Student Adminstration Officer