Scholarship details

Study levels

Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Honours

Student type

Current students

Study area

Information technology, Science, technology, engineering and mathematics and Science

Eligibility criteria

Indigenous Australian

Citizenship

Australian

What you'll receive

Indigenous Australian Research Training Scheme (IARTS) is designed to support and engage undergraduate Indigenous Australian students in a structured program of research in science, mathematics, or information technology. It is a pathway to the QUT Indigenous Australians PhD/Professional Doctorate to Postdoctoral Fellowship (P2P) Program.

Scheme components and funding:

  • Indigenous Australian Working in Research Program (38.25 hours, paid at $34.36/hr), must be currently studying a Faculty of Science undergraduate degree and have successfully completed 48 CP.
  • Indigenous Australian Research Experience (120-150 hours, $3500 scholarship), must be currently studying a Faculty of Science undergraduate degree and have successfully completed 144 CP.
  • Indigenous Australian Summer Research Experience (120-150 hours, $3500 scholarship), must be currently studying a Faculty of Science undergraduate degree and have successfully completed 192 CP.
  • Indigenous Australian Honours Scholarships (9-12 months, $15,000 scholarship), must be eligible for admission to and enrol full-time in a QUT Faculty of Science Honours Course (ST10, MS10 or IN10)
  • Indigenous Australian Master of Philosophy Scholarship (1.5- 2 years, $38,852 scholarship per annum), must be eligible for admission to and enrol full-time in the QUT Master of Philosophy (IF80) degree with a Faculty of Science supervisor.

Eligibility

IARTS is open to all Indigenous Australian students currently enrolled in the Faculty of Science at QUT.

You can start with the Working in Research Program in the first year, progress to the 120-150 hour Research Experiences in the second and third year, and then undertake either an Honours or MPhil degree.

Alternatively, you may elect to only engage in one or two of the scheme’s components. Any combination is permitted, provided you meet the eligibility requirements.

How to apply

1. Find a supervisor

Find a supervisor and project in one of our Schools or Research Centres using the following links:

Please contact fos.adr@qut.edu.au if you need help finding a supervisor.

2. Apply online

Apply for commencement in Semester 2, 2022

Applications open 25 July 2022 and close 15 August 2022.

Conditions

Faculty of Science IARTS guidelines (PDF file, 65.9 KB)

Terms and conditions for Faculty of Science Indigenous Australian Research Training Scheme (IARTS) (PDF file; 110.2 KB)

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