CARRS-Q Honours Bursary

Available for

You have to be applying for a QUT course to apply for this scholarship.

Student type:
  • Future domestic research students
  • Academic performance
Study type:
  • Postgraduate research
  • Health
Eligible courses:
  • PY09

Eligibility details

You must:

  • be enrolled in the honours program
  • research in an area that aligns with CARRS-Q's research.

If the number of candidates is greater than the number of bursaries available, the Centre Director may take into account other aspects of undergraduate record and past experience.

What you receive

You'll receive $3,000 per annum, paid in fortnightly installments through the QUT Payroll system.

How to apply

Applications open before the beginning of Semester 1 each year.

To apply:

1. Apply for an honours degree.

Step-by-step guide to applying for postgraduate coursework courses

2. Complete the CARRS-Q Honours Bursary in Road Safety application form.

3. Include:

  • a copy of your academic transcript (if you're not a QUT graduate)
  • a one-page description of your academic and working life, and your future aspirations.

4. Submit your application to the Education Administrator, CARRS-Q, via mail or email.

What happens next

A selection panel will assess your applications, and notify you if you're successful.

Your application will be assessed primarily on your GPA, followed by your proposed research topic and interest in the area.


To keep your scholarship, you must:

  • complete any required coursework units
  • maintain an appropriate GPA in any coursework
  • dedicate at least 40 hours per week to your study
  • submit a publishable dissertation at the end of your study
  • adhere to the Intellectual Property Agreement of QUT.

You can't:

  • continue any other paid employment that interferes with your study.


This bursary supports students who are studying an Honours program in the School of Psychology and Counselling. The bursary is funded by theCentre for Accident Research and Road Safety - Queensland (CARRS-Q).


Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety QLD (CARRS-Q)

Education Administrator

  • Level K Block
    Kelvin Grove
    130 Victoria Park Rd
    Kelvin Grove QLD 4059