At a glance

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

The Scholarship is open to HDR candidates in an area of technology relevant to telecommunications, microwave engineering or electromagnetics.

Award value:
$18,000 top-up scholarship to the successful applicant who also receives a Graduate School tuition scholarship, and a base stipend of $27,082 p.a (2018 rate)
Applications open: 
1 August 2017
Applications close: 
15 September 2017
  • Eligibility

    The Scholarship is open to HDR candidates in an area of technology relevant to telecommunications, microwave engineering or electromagnetics. Student's must meet UQ's entry requirements and also be successful in obtaining a UQ Graduate School Scholarship that covers base stipend and tuition costs. 

(Established in 1998 as a memorial to Morris William Gunn, appointed in 1969 as the inaugural Professor in Electrical Engineering (Communications). Professor Gunn was founder and director of MITEC Limited and a foundation director of AUSSAT Pty Ltd. Professor Gunn retired from the University in 1988. The Scholarship commemorates his unique contribution to engineering education and industry. The Scholarship is maintained from gifts by Professor Gunn’s family and Dr John Ness.)