To be eligible you must:
- Be nominated by an enrolling school or institute at UQ.
- Be assessed by the Graduate School as meeting all conditions for admission to the research higher degree program.
- Not hold a qualification at the same or a higher level than the research higher degree program you are undertaking.
- Not be receiving a living allowance award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the RTP Scholarship living allowance rate to undertake the research higher degree program.
- Not be receiving a Commonwealth funded tuition fee scholarship.
For more information about the entry requirements for Higher Degrees by Research at UQ, please visit the Graduate School’s website.
About the award
The UQ Graduate School Scholarship (UQGSS) rounds award scholarships to domestic and international students.
Students will be awarded either an Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship or a UQ funded scholarship via a competitive scholarship round twice per year.
These provide a living allowance and a tuition fee offset. For international applicants who will study in Australia on a student visa, the scholarship also includes an allowance for single overseas student health cover.
How to apply
To apply for admission and scholarship follow these easy steps. There is no separate application for scholarship and you will be given the opportunity to request scholarship consideration on the application for admission.
To be considered for a living allowance scholarship in the first round after confirmation please contact the HDR administrator at your enrolling school/institute/faculty.
Application and commencement dates
Students can apply for this scholarship at any time, however recipients are selected by the HDR Scholarship Selection Committee in two rounds each year.
- You are encouraged to read the definitive rules for this scholarship prior to application, in particular any specific eligibility conditions and check the FAQs if you have any questions.