Scholarship details

Student type

Future students

Study area

Health and community, Science, technology and engineering and mathematics

Application dates

Applications close
15 August 2021

What you'll receive

You'll receive:

  • a living allowance of AU$28,597 (2021 rate, indexed annually) for up to 3 years if you're a full-time PhD student. An extension of up to 6 months may be considered, subject to satisfactory progress
  • a top-up scholarship of $10,000 per annum for a period of three years from the Australian e-Health Research Centre, CSIRO

International students will also be considered for a tuition fee sponsorship.


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:

  • an English language IELTS level of 6.5 of higher, with a minimum of 6.5 in written English
  • first-class honours (H1) or equivalent
  • basic skills in statistics and methodology are required. Additional statistical skills development will be part of the PhD process.

The provision of a scholarship is conditional on successful application and admission to the IF49 Doctor of Philosophy. Eligibility for admission to a research degree is determined by the Graduate Research Centre.

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this scholarship is only available for candidates who are already located in Australia

How to apply

For more information, and to apply for the scholarship, contact Dr Silvia Manzanero at

What happens next?

Applications close 15 August 2021.

If successful, you will be invited to apply and must be accepted into QUT's Doctor of Philosophy program to receive this scholarship.

About the scholarship

Applicants from a number of health backgrounds are encouraged to apply, from behavioural science to physiotherapy. An interest in digital health and integrating physical and mental health outcomes is important.

The project will be primarily based on the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital campus at The Jamieson Trauma Institute, in collaboration with the Australian e-Health Research Centre, CSIRO.

If successful, you will be enrolled via QUT, who will provide the scholarship. The top-up is provided by the Australian e-Health Research Centre, CSIRO.

Contact Dr Silvia Manzanero at for more information.

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