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Scholarship details

Study levels

Research

Student type

Future students and Current students

Study area

All study areas

Eligibility criteria

Academic performance

Citizenship

Australian or New Zealand

Application dates

Applications close
30 September 2017

What you'll receive

You'll receive:

  • a living allowance for three years, indexed annually ($27,082 in 2018). The scholarship is tax exempt for full-time students, and can be used to support living costs.

International students may also receive:

  • a research degree tuition fee sponsorship.

Eligibility

All students

You must:

Your faculty can advise you on specific scholarship admission criteria.

International students

You must meet English language proficiency requirements (PDF file, 68.84 KB) by 30 September 2017.

QUT Postgraduate Research Award Scholarships are not Australian Government funded scholarships. You and any dependants are not exempt from visa application fees under this scholarship.

How to apply

Future students

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.

Applications are due by 30 September.

Current students

If you're currently enrolled in a research masters, PhD or professional doctorate at QUT, you must apply online through HiQ during our annual scholarship round between 1 September and 30 September.

You'll need to include an up-to-date curriculum vitae (CV) outlining your research achievements.

What happens next?

We'll assess applications and make offers in December. If your application is successful, you'll need to accept the offer within three weeks. You are expected to begin your research degree early in 2018.

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.

Conditions

Your scholarship will end when you submit your thesis, or at the end of the award's tenure, whichever comes first.

About the scholarship

We are building research excellence by supporting students of exceptional research potential with QUTPRAs. The number of QUTPRAs offered varies from year to year. In 2017 over 120 QUTPRA scholarships were awarded.

Contact us

Research Scholarships

Phone

Science and Engineering Faculty: + 61 7 3138 2932
All other faculties: +61 7 3138 4923
Fax
+61 7 3138 1304
Email
research.scholarships@qut.edu.au
Postal address
Research Students Centre
GPO Box 2434
Brisbane QLD 4001

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