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:
- Healthy ageing
- Feeding the world
- Resilient environment
- Technology for tomorrow
- Transforming societies
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.
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.
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.