Winter Research Program


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Undergraduate, Honours, Postgraduate
Study area All study areas
Scholarship value Scholars will receive $360/week for the duration of the project.
Scholarship duration 4-5 weeks
Number awarded 180+
Opening date 22 March 2021
Closing date 18 April 2021


The Winter Research Program is coordinated by Student Enrichment and Employability Development in conjunction with UQ research units and is hosted during the inter-semester vacation periods.

Students are expected to actively participate in the research experience to enhance their own educational outcomes. 

Successful scholars will be required to undertake research activities between 20 and 36 hours per week and will receive a scholarship which is paid in one lump sum.


The Winter Research program is open to undergraduate (including honours) and postgraduate coursework students studying at The University of Queensland.

To be eligible to participate and receive a scholarship you must meet all of the following criteria:

a. You are enrolled in an undergraduate, honours or postgraduate coursework program at UQ at the time of application; and

b. You will maintain ongoing enrolment in a program at UQ for the entirety of the Winter Research Program; and

c. You are studying for a degree relevant to the research discipline; and

d. You have a high level of academic achievement during your undergraduate degree; and

e. You are not be undertaking any coursework during the vacation period (i.e. summer semester study).

Some research units may specify additional eligibility requirements, please visit their website to check for further details. 

Additional benefits

  • Access to Skills Training Workshops to support participation in the research experience,
  • Opportunity to develop new academic and professional capabilities to enhance employability
  • Experience in research as a "test-drive" before embarking on future research studies
  • Access to research networks and connections with staff and postgraduate students
  • Supervision by world-class UQ researchers
  • Possibility of obtaining credit towards your degree.
Applications are closed.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Visit the Winter Research Program website to 'Find a Project' and 'Apply'.  Conditions of Participation are also available on the website.


Applications are closed.


Program Coordinator, Student Enrichment and Employability Development
(07) 3346 3459
Applications are closed.