- Applications close
- 30 September 2019
What you'll receive
- a living allowance for 3.5 years indexed annually ($27,496 in 2019). This scholarship can be used to support living costs
- a total of $3,000 (over a 3.5 year period) to support other related research costs
- meet the admission criteria for a PhD (PDF file, 92.7 KB)
- apply for and be accepted into a PhD
- have received first-class honours (H1) or completed a research masters in the field of creative practice or biotechnologies.
How to apply
Applications for our annual scholarship round are now open for students starting in 2020.
Apply for a research degree and a scholarship any time between now and 30 September 2019.
You must register your interest for a scholarship when you apply for your course by completing the 'Scholarship application' section of the research degree application form. 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.
If you have already applied for admission and want to be considered in the annual scholarship round, register your interest by contacting the Research Students Centre.
What happens next?
We'll assess applications and make offers in mid-November. If your scholarship application is successful, you'll need to accept the offer by the response date provided in your offer. We expect you to begin your research degree early in the following year.
Eligibility for admission to a PhD is determined by the Research Students Centre. Scholarships applications will be assessed by the faculty you’re applying to study with.
Your scholarship will end when you submit your thesis, or at the end of the award's tenure, whichever comes first.
Read the terms and conditions for this scholarship:
- Terms and conditions for Australian and New Zealand students (PDF file, 140.0 KB)
- Terms and conditions for international students (PDF file, 140.5 KB)
To keep your scholarship, you must:
- make satisfactory progress in your studies
- remain studying at QUT
- be enrolled as an internal student
- remain studying full-time.
- hold another scholarship that is worth more than 75% of the QUT Postgraduate Research Award.
About the scholarship
You'll develop your project over three years, with access to QUT’s Creative Precinct, membership to the Creative Lab, and access to IHBI’s cutting-edge facilities and specialist research centres.
Work with a supervisory team drawn from QUT’s creative writing discipline and the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI). Your supervisors will provide an environment that fosters a vibrant and innovative research culture, encouraging debate, discussion and theoretical and practical grounding in the latest innovative research methodologies.
Successful candidates will have the opportunity to extend their engagement with IHBI’s research community and present their research to new audiences in the sciences.
Contact Professor Louis Philippe Demers for further details.