- Student type:
- Future domestic research students
- Current domestic research students
- Of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent
- Study type:
- Postgraduate research
- Creative Industries
- Science and Engineering
- Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI)
- Institute for Future Environments
Open date: 1 September 2015
Closing date: 30 September 2015
- have a 4-year bachelor degree
- be studying or applying for a PhD, masters by research, or professional doctorate
- declare to be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.
What you receive
- a scholarship, indexed annually ($25,489 in 2015). The scholarship is tax exempt, and is for living costs for up to 2 years for masters students and 3 years for PhD students
You can also apply for:
- a $1,520 relocation allowance (domestic students only).
How to apply
You must apply for a research course during our annual scholarship round, and indicate on your course application that you want to be considered for this scholarship.
You'll be considered for all scholarships you're eligible for.
If you're currently enrolled in a research masters, PhD or professional doctorate at QUT, you must apply online through QUT Virtual during our annual scholarship round between 1 September and 11.59pm on 30 September 2014.
You'll need to include an up-to-date curriculum vitae (CV) outlining your research achievements (i.e. publications).
What happens next
We'll evaluate applications and make offers in December. If you're successful, you'll need to accept the offer within 3 weeks.
You'll be expected to begin your research degree early in the following year.
Scholarship payments for enrolled students begin on 1 January.
To keep your scholarship, you must:
- complete your study at QUT
- remain studying full-time, unless under exceptional circumstances. Exceptional circumstances include:
- caring responsibilities for a child
- caring responsibilities for school-aged children with limited access to outside support
- caring responsibilities for an invalid or disabled spouse, child, or parent
- a medical condition, supported by a medical certificate, which limits your ability to study full-time
- make satisfactory progress in your studies.
- hold another scholarship that is worth more than 75% of the IPRA.
Your scholarship will be tax-free if you're studying full-time. If you're studying part-time, your scholarship can be taxed.
We provide financial support to Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander higher degree research students through the Indigenous Postgraduate Research Award (IPRA). We usually offer one IPRA each year.
- Phone: 3138 2932 or 3138 4923 or 3138 5306
- Int. phone: +61 7 3138 2932 or +61 7 3138 4923 or +61 7 3138 5306
- Fax: 3138 1304
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Level 4, 88 Musk Avenue
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
- Postal address:
Research Students Centre
GPO Box 2434
Brisbane QLD 4001