Applications are open

Applications are open now for our current scholarship round, for students who want to start studying between 1 January 2022 and 30 June 2022. Apply now to be considered for one of our key research scholarships, which will support you in your research journey.

Our research scholarships provide a stipend to help you cover living expenses, as well as:

  • tuition fee sponsorship for international students
  • tuition fee offsets for Australian and New Zealand students.

The round will close on 8 September 2021, so apply now. Find out more about the process, including preparing your expression of interest and research proposal.

Applying for a scholarship in the round

Our scholarships

Our research scholarships provide a stipend to help you cover living expenses, as well as:

  • tuition fee sponsorship for international students
  • tuition fee offsets for Australian and New Zealand students.

Scholarships might be either:

  • funded by QUT, one of our faculties, a research centre or your supervisor
  • externally funded by an industry or government partner.

When to apply

We offer scholarships in two rounds each year. The next round will be open between January - March 2022.

To get a head start on your application, you can meet our supervisors and find out how to apply for a research degree.

Outside the round, you can look at specialised research scholarships to see if there's a project that suits your interests.

Specialised research scholarships

Some scholarships are offered outside our scholarship rounds, and are recruiting researchers to exciting projects at specific times throughout the year.

Search our scholarships collection and see if there's an opportunity that aligns with your interests

Browse research scholarships

Scholarships we offer during the round

Each scholarship round, we offer:

Tuition and study costs

Research degrees don't have to be expensive. In fact, for most Australian and New Zealand students, government funding will cover the cost of your tuition fees - meaning you'll study for free.

International students who receive QUT research scholarships will also receive a full tuition fee sponsorship.

Find out more about tuition fees for your degree, and ways to cover your living expenses.

Learn more about how much your research degree will cost

Need more information?

Get in touch for more information about research scholarships and costs.