Scholarship details

Study levels


Student type

Future students

Study area



Australian or New Zealand and International

Application dates

Applications open
13 November 2019

What you'll receive

As a scholarship recipient, you'll receive:

  • an annual stipend of $30,000 for up to four years of full-time study
  • the opportunity to work in QUT's Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation.
  • opportunities to work close with:
    • clinicians at the Royal Brisbane Women's Hospital
    • informatics specialists at CSIRO’s eHealth Research Centre
    • engineers at QUT.

If you're an international student, you'll also receive a QUT Tuition Fee Waiver Scholarship.


To be considered for this scholarship, you must:

  • commence full-time study at QUT
  • not have completed a PhD or equivalent degree already
  • hold a relevant degree of at least a first-class honours or equivalent, including:
    • engineering
    • informatics
    • physics
    • other related branch of study
  • demonstrate skills in:
    • mathematics
    • programming
    • oral and written communication.

How to apply

For more information, and to express your interest in the scholarship, please contact Dr Beat Schmutz.

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