Applications are now open for Honours, Master's and PhD research pathways starting in 2024 at Turning Point!

21 Sep 2023

PhD Scholarships at $33,000 per annum are now available. We also welcome students across different levels and backgrounds, from Honours, Master’s and PhD students, to medical practitioners and clinicians undertaking research projects.

Applications are now open for Honours, Master's and PhD research pathways starting in 2024 at Turning Point!

StAR group meeting

As a student at Turning Point, you have an opportunity to effect genuine change by contributing to research in the way society provides treatment, specialist care, and support for people affected by addiction.

You will be supported to develop broader career skills by participating in and attending seminars and conferences and will have opportunities to work with clinicians in multidisciplinary teams.

PhD Scholarships at $33,000 per annum available for full-time PhD students

Thanks to Turning Point’s Scholarship Program, the path to your career in alcohol and other drugs and addiction research may be closer than you think.

Applications are now open for Turning Point PhD Scholarships commencing in 2024.

If you are passionate about effecting genuine change in the lives of people affected by addiction, follow these links to find out more about the pathways available to you:

Explore the PhD projects currently available at Turning Point.

Learn about entry requirements and enrol.

In addition to supervision from world leaders in the field of addiction research, Turning Point offers a supportive environment for all students undertaking future studies with us.

Support through the Student Addiction Researchers (StAR) Program

The Student Addiction Researchers (StAR) Program led by Dr Annette Peart meets fortnightly during semester to provide professional development and writing support, and to promote collaboration between Turning Point students while undertaking their research projects.

Learn more about being a research student at Turning Point.

Access to the Monash Doctoral Program

Through its affiliation with Monash University, Turning Point PhD students have access to the Monash Doctoral Program.

The program is designed to enhance your research project with advanced training that equips you with the knowledge and skills you’ll need to complete your research project with excellence; develop a broad range of skills and professional attributes; and make an impact in academia, industry, government or community after graduation.

With the support of this program, you will be able to finish your PhD with the skills and capabilities sought by employers, giving you a competitive edge in an ever-evolving employment market.

Learn more about the Monash Doctoral Program.

You will also have access to training and teaching programs hosted by Turning Point, Monash Addiction Research Centre (MARC) and Monash University.

If you have questions about any of Turning Point's higher education pathways email: [email protected]