Gowrie Scholarship

Available for

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

Student type:
  • Future domestic research students
Study type:
  • Postgraduate research
  • Business
  • Creative Industries
  • Education
  • Health
  • Law
  • Science and Engineering
  • Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI)
  • Institute for Future Environments
Eligible courses:
  • IF49

Application dates

Closing date: 26 January 2018

Eligibility details

You must be either:

  • a member of Australian Defence Forces
  • a lineal descendant of an Australian Defence Force member who saw active service in WWII.

You must also:

  • be a university graduate
  • meet conditions and criteria for entry in a higher degree research program.

Applicants who experience financial hardship will be given special consideration.

What you receive

You'll receive:

  • $5,000 paid as a one-off scholarship.

How to apply

  1. Complete the Gowrie Scholarship application form (DOCX file, 21.18 KB)
  2. Include a financial assessment of your:
    • income
    • assets
    • liabilities (tuition fees, accommodation costs, living expenses).
  3. Include:
    • a certified copy of your academic record.
    • evidence of your Australian citizenship.
  4. Send an original of your application form to the Research Students Centre
  5. Send a duplicate application to:
    The Trustees
    The Gowrie Scholarship Trust Fund
    3/32 Beaconsfield Road
    Mosman, NSW, 2088

What happens next

The Trustees will award the scholarships in March. If you're successful in your application, you'll be notified shortly afterwards.

The scholarships will commence at the start of the academic year.


The Gowrie Scholarship Trust Fund provides support for Australian Defence Force members and lineal descendents of World War II veterans to conduct research either within Australia or overseas.


Research Scholarships

  • Level
    Level 4, 88 Musk Avenue
    Kelvin Grove
  • Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

  • Postal address:
    Research Students Centre
    GPO Box 2434
    Brisbane QLD 4001