Scholarship details

Study levels

Postgraduate and Research

Student type

Future students, Current students and Past students

Study area

Science and Health


Australian or New Zealand and International

What you'll receive

$30,000 per annum for 3 years for a PhD scholarship.


You must meet QUT academic and English language entry requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy (IF49).

How to apply

Email a copy of your curriculum vitae and a cover letter explaining why you are suitable for this PhD scholarship to Dr Adam Gorman at

What happens next?

Applications will be reviewed and those applicants who are deemed to be potentially suited to the position will be interviewed.

About the scholarship

  • Project title: Understanding emotion-laden learning environments in elite sport.
  • Supervisory team: Dr Adam Gorman and Dr Tristan Coulter.
  • Brief project summary: This project is aimed at investigating the current use of emotion-laden practice tasks in the sporting domain and how those practice tasks can be further refined to enhance performance. This project will utilise principles from Skill Acquisition and Sport Psychology.
  • Funding bodies: Queensland University of Technology and Queensland Academy of Sport.

For further information, please contact: Dr Adam Gorman (

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