Scholarship details

Study levels


Student type

Future students and Current students

Study area

All study areas



What you'll receive

You'll receive:

  • an annual stipend paid fortnightly, indexed annually. The annual stipend rate in 2022 is $28,854 (AUD). The scholarship can be used to support living costs.

International students may also receive:

  • a research degree tuition fee sponsorship


You must:

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

This scholarship is not available for masters students.

English language requirements

Depending on your previous experience and qualifications, you may need to meet English language requirements.

Find out details of English requirements and what tests we accept in our guide to applying for a research degree.

How to apply

These scholarships are awarded through QUT's research scholarship rounds.

Find out if you're eligible, and how and when to apply for a research scholarship.


2022 QUT Postgraduate Research Award (QUTPRA) (International) rules (PDF file, 321.5 KB)

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.

Rules for previous years are available for reference:

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