At a glance

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

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

Award value:
$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 a domestic 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 UQRS rate to undertake the research higher degree program.

    ^A part-time student 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 UQRS scholarship is a UQ funded scholarship which provides a living allowance.