Scholarship Overview

  • Country: Australia
  • Scholarship Type: Merit-based
  • Institutions: University of Queensland
  • Funded by: Australian Government Scholarship
  • Tuition Type: Full tuition
  • Degree Program: PhD
  • Scholarship Amount: Tuition fees, $33,641 living stipend
  • Separate Application Required?: Yes
  • Deadline: Applications open all year

Scholarship Benefits

The value of the scholarship encompasses the following benefits:

  • An annual living allowance of $33,641, which is exempt from tax and subject to yearly indexing.
  • Complete coverage of your tuition fees.
  • Provision of Single Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC).


You qualify for this opportunity if you:

How to apply

To proceed with your application, please take the following steps:

  • Check the latest start date listed and confirm that you can adhere to the specified timeframes. Submit your application by the advised date for your chosen project.
  • Select a project you are eligible for and initiate communication with the project supervisor to express your interest and discuss your potential involvement.
  • Familiarize yourself with the application process by reviewing the instructions provided on how to apply.

When completing your application, navigate to the ‘Scholarship and Collaborative study’ section and make the following selections:

  • Indicate ‘My higher degree is not collaborative’.
  • Choose ‘I am applying for, or have been awarded a scholarship or sponsorship’.
  • Specify the ‘UQ Earmarked Scholarship’ as the type of scholarship you’re applying for.

Additional Information

Earmarked scholarships are financial awards provided by the Australian Government designed to support PhD students in managing their living expenses and academic costs. These scholarships present PhD candidates with the chance to make substantial contributions to extensive projects that bear national importance, while collaborating with preeminent research experts. Scholarship duration is 3.5 years. There is an opportunity for a single extension.

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