At a glance

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

Awarded to Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people to undertake a research higher degree (Masters by Research, MPhil or PhD) at The University of Queensland.

Award value:
A top-up Scholarship of $7,918 per annum living allowance plus $5,000 per annum in research support.*
*The total amount of the UQ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Scholarship plus the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health Research Top-Up shall not exceed $45,000 per annum living allowance plus $5,000 per annum in research support.
Applications open: 
1 December 2017
Applications close: 
14 January 2018
  • Eligibility

    To be eligible you must:

    See the terms and conditions for more information.

    Please note you are required to provide ‘Confirmation of your Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Status’ as part of your application. Your confirmation must be recognised within your own community or organisation and be signed by the appropriate signatory under their Common Seal.

Founded by a donation from Mr Greg Poche AO and Mrs Kay van Norton Poche, the UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health is offering scholarships to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students to undertake Higher Degrees by Research in health.