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PhD Scholarships Program

Cancer cells under a microscope

PhD scholarships co-funded by the Leukaemia Foundation and the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (HSANZ). 

The Leukaemia Foundation and the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (HSANZ) are pleased to announce the 2022 round of post-doctoral scholarships. 

These prestigious scholarships are awarded to Australian applicants who demonstrate outstanding merit in blood cancer research. They are open to all areas of Australian research in blood cancers and blood cancer related disorders. 

Leukaemia Foundation 2022 PhD Research Priorities 

This year, the Leukaemia Foundation and HSANZ will award up to three (3) PhD scholarships to successful applicants whose work aligns with at least one of the Leukaemia Foundation’s following research priorities: 

  1. Understanding the biology of blood cancers.
  2. Precision medicine – investing in new, tailor-made therapies to treat each patient’s cancer.
  3. New diagnostics.
  4. Novel (new) therapies.
  5. Innovative clinical trials and/or incorporation of real world
  6. Prevention research including investigating risk factors and possible causes of blood cancers.

Each PhD scholarship provides total funding of $130,000  

Applications for PhD scholarships are now closed

For more information including eligibility criteria and the application procedure please visit the HSANZ website