Leonard Broom Scholarships


This scholarship is offered by the National Centre for Epidemiology & Population Health in the ANU College of Health and Medicine.

Field of study

Research at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Populations Health (NCEPH


To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must be:

  • an Indigenous Australian; and
  • currently enrolled, or intending to undertake, a Master of Philosophy (Applied Epidemiology) at NCEPH; or
  • currently enrolled, or intending to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy program at NCEPH.

Selection basis

  • previous academic results
  • research potential
  • the merit of the research proposal


The value of thestipend component of the scholarship will be determined annually.  There may be an additional allowance of up to $10,000 for reimbursement of travel, conference and/or fieldwork. 

How to apply

Students are required to submit a statement of the planned research project together with details of any fieldwork if required and the approximate cost. Applications can be emailed to Robyn Lucas

Further information

The duration of the scholarship is two years for a Masters of Philosophy student and 3 years for a Doctor of Philosophy student.  There is no provision for an extension beyond this.