Scholarship details

Study levels


Student type

Future students

Study area


Eligibility criteria

Academic performance

Application dates

Applications close
27 May 2022

What you'll receive

You'll receive a scholarship, tax exempt and indexed annually of $28,597 per annum for a period of three years, with a possible 6 month extension, subject to satisfactory progress.

If you're an international student, you will also receive either:

  • an Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) fees offset (International)
  • a QUT research degree (HDR) tuition fee scholarship.

As the scholarship recipient, you will have the opportunity to work with a team of leading researchers, to undertake your own innovative research in and across the field educational studies.


To apply for this scholarship, you must meet the entry requirements for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at QUT, including any English language requirements for international students.

You must also have a background in:

  • educational technology
  • educational psychology
  • learning sciences, and/or,
  • curriculum
  • pedagogy and assessment, with a focus on student learning.

How to apply

You must submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for consideration prior to applying for this scholarship.

How to apply for a research degree.

The EOI must indicate that you are applying for this scholarship in the financial details of the application form, and must have Professor Lori Lockyer nominated as your potential supervisor

What happens next?

The scholarship scheme will remain open until a successful candidate is identified, however we are seeking to commence this project as soon as possible, preferable no later than 30 June 2022.

Please feel free to contact Prof Lori Lockyer with any questions about the project, and with any questions about the application process.

About the scholarship

This PhD project will explore what promotes and/or hinders learning as young people transition through stages of education and/or employment.

The candidate will be supervised by Professor Lori Lockyer and have opportunity to engage in a dynamic environment with members of the Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice’s research centres and groups.

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