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PhD Economics Top-Up scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student

Enrolment status
Future UQ student, Current UQ student
Student type
Study level
Postgraduate research (HDR)
Study area
Business and economics
Scholarship focus
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, Academic excellence
Funding type
Scholarship value
$14,000 per annum
Scholarship duration
Up to 4 years
Number awarded
May vary

About this scholarship

This Top-Up Scholarship encourages and supports Australian Indigenous PhD students to undertake research at the School of Economics at The University of Queensland.


You’re eligible if you:

How to apply

You don't need to submit a separate application for this scholarship.

You're assessed for this scholarship when you apply for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). When you're filling out the application, make sure that under the scholarships and collaborative study section you:

  1. select ‘My higher degree is not collaborative’
  2. select 'I am applying for, or have been awarded a scholarship or sponsorship'.
  3. select ‘Other’, then ‘Research Project Scholarship’ and type in ‘ECONOMICS-TOPUP’ in the 'Name of scholarship' field.

Current students

If you're currently enrolled in a HDR program at UQ, please contact your HLO (HDR Liaison Officer) team for guidance.


If you are a domestic part-time student with carer’s responsibilities, a medical condition or a disability, that prevents you from studying full time, you may be eligible for scholarship consideration, on a case-by-case basis.