The Dementia Australia Research Foundation (DARF) is the research arm of Dementia Australia. The Foundation provides funding to support new and emerging dementia researchers, works with people with dementia and careers to ensure that research reflects their concerns and promotes understanding and awareness of dementia research among the general community. The Foundation is totally funded by donations and support from members of the public and Australian businesses and is managed by Dementia Australia.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
At the time of acceptance and for the duration of a grant, the Applicant must be an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen living in Australia or a permanent resident of Australia. All applicants must provide evidence to their host institution to support this criterion. Host institutions are responsible for certifying and ensuring that these requirements are met. The Dementia Australia Research Foundation may request further information in relation to these requirements, including evidence of residency and/or citizenship.
The Applicant must be enrolled in a full-time research Ph.D. at an Australian university or show that they have made arrangements to undertake a full-time Ph.D. in research at an Australian university. Part-time Ph.D. students are not eligible for the Ph.D. Scholarship.
The Applicant must not hold another scholarship.