At a glance

Available to: 
Future Student
Current Student
Level of study: 
Postgraduate Research
Citizenship: 
Australian and Permanent Residents or NZ citizens

The UQRS scholarships are awarded competitively, based on merit, to outstanding domestic students undertaking a research higher degree.

Award value:
$26,288 per annum (2016 rate), indexed annually
Applications open: 
3 October 2015
Applications close: 
31 December 2017
  • Eligibility

    To be eligible you must:

    • Be a domestic student studying full-time and onshore in Australia^
    • Be nominated by the enrolling school or institute.
    • Be assessed by the Graduate School as meeting all conditions for admission to the research higher degree program.
    • Not hold a qualification at the same or a higher level than the research higher degree program you are undertaking.
    • Not be receiving an award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the UQRS rate to undertake the research higher degree program.

    ^A part-time student with carer’s responsibilities, a medical condition or a disability which prevents them from studying full time may be eligible for scholarship consideration, on a case by case basis.

    Students can be considered for scholarship twice. Consideration can be prior to enrolment, or in any scholarship round up to and including the first round after the confirmation milestone is achieved.

    In instances where the candidate is awarded a scholarship after commencement there will be no retrospective payments of this scholarship.


    Scholarship Rules:

    UQ Research Scholarships

The UQRS scholarship is a UQ funded scholarship which provides a living allowance.