• Description:

    Embark on a journey of research and coaching excellence with the Australian Catholic University (ACU) and St Joseph’s Nudgee College. This scholarship offers a unique opportunity to delve into the physical development of youth athletes, focusing on strength and conditioning, resistance training, and profiling of physical characteristics.

    The successful candidate will engage in groundbreaking research while embedded within St Joseph’s Nudgee College, contributing to the implementation of a world-leading strength and conditioning program. With a focus on long-term athlete development, this scholarship offers a platform to drive innovation in sports science.

    How to Apply: 

    Interested candidates should contact Dr. Jonathon Weakley at Jonathon.Weakley@acu.edu.au before submitting an application. Alongside the standard PhD program application materials, applicants must provide a CV detailing relevant experience and a cover letter demonstrating their inter


    1. ACU PhD Stipend Scholarship: $32,192 per annum
    2. $10,000 per annum Top-up Scholarship from St Joseph’s Nudgee College
    3. ACU Tuition Fee Scholarship valued at c. $30,000 per annum
    4. Overseas Student Health Care Policy and Relocation Allowance (up to $2,000) for international candidates



  • Fields

    • Social Science

    • Sport Science

  • Qualifications

    • Master

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