At a glance

Available to: 
Future Student
Current Student
Level of study: 
Postgraduate Research
Citizenship: 
International student

The UQI scholarships are awarded competitively, based on merit, to outstanding international students undertaking a research higher degree.

Award value:
Tuition fees and $26,288 per annum (2016 rate), indexed annually
Applications open: 
3 October 2015
Applications close: 
31 December 2017
  • Eligibility

    To be eligible you must:

    • Be an international student studying full-time and onshore in Australia. ^
    • Be nominated by the enrolling school or institute.
    • 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 an award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the UQI rate to undertake the research higher degree program.

    ^ A part-time student, who is resident on a temporary resident visa, 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.

    Students can be considered for scholarship twice. Consideration can be prior to enrolment, or in the first round after the confirmation milestone* is achieved.
    *conditions apply.

    In instances where the candidate is awarded a scholarship after commencement there will be no retrospective payments of this scholarship.

    Scholarship Rules: 

    UQ Research Scholarships

The UQI scholarship is a UQ funded scholarship which provides a tuition fee award and a living allowance. Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is not covered by this scholarship. The living allowance scholarship is co-funded by the Graduate School and the enrolling school or institute. Therefore nomination for this scholarship depends on the funding being available within your enrolling school or institute.