To be eligible applicants must:
- hold a qualification regarded by USQ to be equivalent, or at higher level to a Bachelor Degree with First Class Honours;
- must have applied for enrolment or currently be enrolled in a PhD at USQ;
- be an international student, not an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident;
- not be in receipt of similar funding from the Australian Government;
- not be a sponsored student receiving similar funding from their Government, or other organisations;
- commence the program in 2019.