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UQ-IITD Academy of Research Joint PhD program

Enrolment status
Future UQ student
Student type
Domestic, International
Study level
Postgraduate research (HDR)
Study area
All study areas
Scholarship focus
Academic excellence
Funding type
Living stipend
Scholarship value
The value varies depending on whether the student commences the PhD program at UQ or IITD
Scholarship duration
Up to 4 years
Number awarded
May vary

About this scholarship

Through the UQIDAR joint-PhD program, you can receive a scholarship to study at two world-leading, research-intensive institutions – The University of Queensland (UQ) and the Indian Institute of Technology (IITD) – on multidisciplinary projects.  Upon successful completion of the program, you will be offered a jointly awarded Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from both UQ and IITD.

Benefits of the program include:

  • Global qualification in four years
  • Generous scholarship
  • World-class facilities and resources
  • Research ecosystem and network
  • Global expertise through joint supervision
  • Industry input

Available projects are grouped within five themes:

  1. Healthy ageing
  2. Feeding the world
  3. Resilient environment
  4. Technology for tomorrow
  5. Transforming societies

Eligibility

There are two PhD pathways to consider: i-students and q-students. The eligibility criteria is different on whether you are an i-student or a q-student.

i-students

Indian nationals and international applicants (with citizenship other than Australia), will be considered for admission as i-students. i-students will spend their first year of study at IITD before completing one year (or more) at UQ. They would then complete the remainder of their studies at IITD. If you are an i-student, you can check your eligibility on the UQIDAR website.

q-students

Australian domestic students will be considered for admission as q-students. q-students will spend their first year of study at UQ before completing one year (or more) at IITD. If you are a q-student, your can check your eligibility on the UQIDAR website.

How to apply

Please refer to the 'How to apply' information on the UQIDAR website.

Contact

UQ-IITD Academy of Research Enquiries