At a glance

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

The Candidate Travel Award (CTA) supports UQ Higher Degree by Research Candidates to travel and conduct a period of research at specific overseas partner institutions.

Award value:
The award value requested should be commensurate with the period of exchange to a maximum value of $10,000. Applications will be considered in 3 rounds - see How to apply for the dates.
Applications open: 
1 January 2018
Applications close: 
31 December 2018
  • Eligibility

    In order to be eligible for a CTA, you must:

    • be travelling to a pre-approved partner (see About the Award section below).
    • be a confirmed UQ HDR candidate at the time of application.
    • be enrolled full-time at UQ (part-time students are eligible to apply but must be enrolled full time while overseas).
    • have no overdue milestone at the time of application.
The Candidate Travel Award supports UQ HDR candidates to undertake approved research exchange programs at specific overseas partner institutions.