Entrepreneurial Scholar PhD Top-up Scholarship

Summary

Enrolment status New students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Higher Degree by Research
Study area Engineering and Computing, Science and Mathematics
HDR funding type Top-up Scholarship
Scholarship value $10,000 per annum
Scholarship duration Up to 4 years

Description

This is an Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) Entrepreneurial PhD top-up scholarship to support outstanding students with a view to support their career development and industry readiness.

The program is supplementary to your PhD research project. The program aims to develop research graduate attributes, particularly focusing on entrepreneurship. Successful candidates will complete UQ's Career Development Framework throughout the course of their PhD, and completion of the program qualifies you for a 6-month scholarship extension (maximum of 4 years). The Top-up will recognise the additional requirements to complete the courses associated with the Career Development Framework, including an industry placemeent.

Eligibility

Before you get started

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How to apply

To be considered for this top-up scholarship please upload a motivation statement to your PhD application (no more than 1 page),  outlining why you would like to participate and upskill in Entrepreneurialism.

Selection criteria

Applications will be judged on a competitive basis taking into account the applicant’s previous academic record, publication record, honours and awards, and employment history.

Students will need to provide a motivation statement as to why they would like to participate and upskill in Entrepreneurialism and develop their career opportunities through linking with industry early and throughout their PhD.

Contact

Associate Professor Idriss Blakey

Terms and conditions

Read the policy on UQ Research Scholarships.

A domestic 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.