Using Health Literacy to Improve Health Services PhD Scholarship

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  Deakin University

 Scholarship Name:  Using Health Literacy to Improve Health Services PhD Scholarship

 Description:  The PhD research project is linked to a large national and international research initiative with the following vision: to use the full potential of health literacy approaches to reduce health inequalities and disease burden. The candidate will identify particular areas within some of the broad aims above and develop an innovative PhD research program that will have direct community impact. The research topic is open to several fields: Evaluation, Psychometrics, Epidemiology, Health Services Research and Public Health and Health Promotion more broadly. The candidate will join a large and growing team of multi-disciplinary researchers focusing on reducing health inequalities though excellence in measurement, community engagement, intervention development and implementation, and outcomes evaluation. It is linked to a large international initiative called Ophelia (OPtimising HEalth LIteracy and Access).

 Study Level:  Doctor Degree (By Research)

 Study Fields:  Health Services & Support

 Subjects:  Health promotion, Public health

 Support Type:  Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Once Only

 Annual Amount:  $25,849

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is a tax free stipend of $25,849 per year for up to 3 years.

 Length:  3 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must meet Deakin’s PhD entry requirements, be enrolling full-time and hold an Honours degree (First Class) or a Master’s degree.

 Study Location:  Australia – VIC: Melbourne Metropolitan

Scholarship Contact Details

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  Deakin University

 Provider Phone:  61 3 92445613

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