USQ Postgraduate Research Scholarships are awarded to new students of exceptional research potential undertaking a Higher Degree by Research (Doctor of Philosophy). Although consideration will be given to those students who are currently enrolled in a PhD. Recipients of these awards will receive a stipend and Australian and New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents will be allocated a place funded by the Research Training Scheme (RTS). International candidates will be liable for tuition fees. Please note that this information is subject to change.
USQ Postgraduate Research Scholarships carry a yearly stipend of $30 000 per annum to the successful applicant. Payments are made on a fortnightly basis over the year. The period of tenure of an award is three years for doctorate. Periods of study already undertaken towards the degree will be deducted from the period of tenure.
Should a successful USQ PRS applicant be an international student and enrol with the Faculty of Engineering and Surveying (FoES) then FoES may provide a further $3 000 top up to the successful applicant.
To be eligible applicants must:
To apply for this scholarship, applicants must complete and forward the following documentation by email to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Office of Research and Higher Degrees (ORHD) also recommend applicants supply a copy of their:
To ensure your scholarship application is assessed, scanned copies of the above documentation (excluding the Academic Referee Reports which should be forwarded separately by the referee) must be forwarded as one attachment to ORHD, email@example.com and no other office.