McBride Travel Scholarship


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Higher Degree by Research
Study area Health and Behavioural Sciences
HDR funding type Travel Scholarship
Scholarship value $5,000
Opening date 25 October 2019
Closing date 17 November 2019

Scholarship description

Helen McBride has donated a gift to the University of Queensland to create the McBride Travel Scholarship to be awarded to a student within the School of Psychology. The annual Scholarship will support one PhD Student undertaking research in the area of Ethology, Animal Behaviour or Evolutionary Psychology to travel internationally and present their work at a conference or as an invited speaker in a collaborator’s laboratory, in the year of award.  The total value of the scholarship is $5,000.


The scholarship is open to students undertaking a Higher Degree by Research program in the School of Psychology at the University of Queensland who have been invited to present their work, or have already presented their work, at an international conference or as an invited speaker in a collaborator’s international laboratory, in the year of award.

Applications are closed.

Before you apply

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How to apply

  • An Academic CV must accompany all applications.  For details on what to include in an Academic CV, please visit
  • A completed McBride Travel Scholarship Application and Academic CV must be submitted to the HLO via email no later than 17 November 2019.
  • Students must meet the eligibility criteria in order for their application to be progressed to the scholarship committee for consideration.
  • Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Selection criteria

Applicants will be ranked on the basis of:

  • Academic Achievement and the potential of scholastic success
  • Any other matters the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant’s future development.
Applications are closed.


School of Psychology HDR Liaison Officer
Applications are closed.

Terms and conditions

If the scholarship is awarded to a recipient on the basis of an international speaking opportunity that does not eventuate, any scholarship funds awarded must be returned within 30 days of a request by the University. 

All philanthropic scholarship recipients must adhere to the conditions of UQ research and travel scholarships, including reporting and progress requirements.

Holders of philanthropic scholarships must acknowledge the scholarship in any paper that is published as a result of the research conducted while the recipient held the scholarship.

Donors may also require the recipient to present on the work conducted as part of the scholarship.

Applications are closed.