There are a variety of scholarships you can apply for throughout the year and some scholarships that are only awarded in our scholarship rounds.

Targeted scholarships

A number of targeted scholarships are offered throughout the year.

Explore our scholarships

Scholarship round 1

Scholarship round 1 for 2022 is closed and outcomes have been released.

Scholarship round 2

Opening and closing dates

Scholarship round 2 for 2022 is not yet open, please wait for the round to open before applying for your research degree.

The round opens on 28 February and closes on 28 March 2022.

Participating faculties

These faculties and disciplines are accepting applications for round 2, 2022:

  • Faculty of Health
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Engineering

Who can apply?

New applicants can apply if they meet the following pre-requisites:

  • You didn’t apply for scholarship round 1, 2022, and
  • You are applying to study in one of the faculties listed above as accepting round 2 applications, and
  • You are living in Australia at the time of applying.

Please note:

  • The Faculties of Engineering, Health and Science are targeting a small number of scholarships at already identified international applicants who are not currently in Australia. Requests to apply for this round are therefore not being taken. On 28 February 2022 QUT will email the targeted applicants, inviting them to apply for scholarship round 2 by 28 March 2022.
  • Applications for round 2 are not being accepted by the Faculty of Business and Law, or the Faculty of CIESJ.
  • Current QUT HDR students are not eligible to apply in round 2.

Eligibility and ranking criteria

Scholarships are awarded to the most competitive applicants, based on the eligibility and ranking criteria.

Eligibility and ranking criteria (PDF file, 227.0 KB)

How to apply

It is important to check the eligibility and the opening and closing dates of the scholarship for which you are applying, and then time your application for admission accordingly.

If you are eligible to apply, you can indicate your interest in a scholarship within your application for admission to via our online expression of interest. You’ll find the scholarship questions under the financial details section.

How to apply for a research degree

Scholarships we offer during rounds

In scholarship rounds, we offer:

Contact us

Get in touch if you've got any questions about our scholarship rounds.