QUT Postgraduate Research Award (QUTPRA)

Available for

Student type:
  • Future international research students
  • Current international research students
Eligibility:
  • Academic performance
Study type:
  • Postgraduate research
Faculty/area:
  • Business
  • Creative Industries
  • Education
  • Health
  • Law
  • Science and Engineering
  • Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI)
  • Institute for Future Environments

Application dates

Closing date: 30 September 2017

Eligibility details

You must:

What you receive

You'll receive:

  • a living allowance, indexed annually ($26,682 in 2017). The scholarship is tax exempt for full-time students, and is to support living costs for up to 3 years for doctoral students.

International students will also receive an accompanying QUT Higher Degree Research Tuition Fee Sponsorship.

You can also apply for:

  • a $1,520 relocation allowance (domestic students only).

How to apply

Future students

Apply for a research course by 30 September and indicate on your application that you want to be considered for a scholarship as part of our annual scholarship round.

You'll be considered for all scholarships you're eligible for.

Current students

If you're currently enrolled in a research masters, PhD or professional doctorate at QUT, you must apply online through HiQ during our annual scholarship round between 1 September and 11.59pm on 30 September in any year.

You'll need to include an up-to-date curriculum vitae (CV) outlining your research achievements (i.e. publications).

What happens next

If you applied by 28 February 2017 for our early targeted round, we’ll assess your application and make offers in March 2017. If your application is successful, you’ll need to accept the offer within 3 weeks. We expect you to begin your research degree no later than 31 July 2017.

If you applied by 30 September 2017, we’ll assess your application and make offers in December 2017. If you application is successful, you’ll need to accept the offer within 3 weeks. We expect you to begin your research degree early in 2018.

Conditions

Your scholarship will end when you submit your thesis, or at the end of the award's tenure, whichever comes first.

Read the relevant terms and conditions:

Background

We are building research excellence by supporting students of exceptional research potential with QUTPRAs. The number of QUTPRAs offered varies from year to year. In 2016 over 120 QUTPRA scholarships were awarded.

Contacts

Research Scholarships


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

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