At a glance

Available to: 
Future Student
Level of study: 
Postgraduate Research
Australian and Permanent Residents or NZ citizens
Award value:
$26,682 per annum (2017 rate), indexed annually in addition to a top-up of $7,500p.a.
Applications open: 
1 July 2017
Applications close: 
31 December 2018
  • Eligibility

    Preferred educational background: Health and related fields such as Medicine, Public Health, Nursing, Psychology etc

    To be eligible you must:

    • Be studying full-time and onshore in Australia.
    • Be nominated by an enrolling school or institute at UQ.
    • Be assessed by the Graduate School as meeting all conditions for admission to the research higher degree program.
    • Not hold a qualification at the same or a higher level than the research higher degree program you are undertaking.
    • Not be receiving a living allowance award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the RTP Scholarship living allowance rate to undertake the research higher degree program.
    • Not be receiving a Commonwealth funded tuition fee scholarship.

    For more information about the entry requirements for Higher Degrees by Research at UQ, please visit the Graduate School's website.

    Scholarship Rules:
    Commonwealth Scholarships Guidelines (Research)
    UQ Research Scholarships