Rebecca Hotchkiss International Scholar Exchange

Interested in heading to Canada on exchange?

A trainee exchange scheme with the Hotchkiss Brain Institute has been developed for graduate research students and postdoctoral fellows in neuroscience and mental health to spend up to eight weeks undertaking research with this partner institution.

The program will provide up to $9,000 CDN equivalent funding towards travel, accommodation and subsistence for each exchange recipient. As well, the University of Melbourne (MNI) or the Florey will contribute up to $5,000 AUD towards the Direct Research Costs incurred by the host laboratory for each exchange (contingent on provision of a budget and followed up by invoices).

Application Process

Please find below the guidelines and application form for the scheme.

Closing Date

Monday 31 October


Enquiries can be directed to Vikki Marshall ( and CCd to Jason Ng ( at the Hotchkiss.