Grant-aligned Priority PhD Scholarships

Summary

Enrolment status New students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Higher Degree by Research
Study area All study areas
HDR funding type Living stipend scholarship, Tuition Scholarship
Scholarship value Living stipend of $28,092 per annum tax free (2020 rate), indexed annually, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
Scholarship duration 3 years with the possibility of two 6-month extensions in approved circumstances.

Scholarship description

These scholarships are funded by the Australian Government to assist PhD students with their living costs. Scholarships are offered for projects that are aligned with recently awarded Category 1 research grants. They offer students the opportunity to work with leading researchers and contribute to large projects of national significance.

Available projects are organised under the following areas:

Eligibility

To be eligible, you must meet the entry requirements for a higher degree by research.

Before you apply

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them before applying.

How to apply

Apply for this scholarship when you apply for a higher degree by research. There is no separate application for this scholarship.

Follow the three steps below to apply:

Due date

These scholarships do not have a closing date.

Contact

Graduate School
(07) 3346 0503

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.

International students must study full time.

If you are awarded a scholarship after commencement there will be no retrospective payments of this scholarship.

Enrolment in a PhD program is in research quarters (not semesters); and commencement in a research quarter is fixed to a specific period. Recipients of these scholarships may commence in any research quarter.