Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Scholarships Australia

Fully Funded Scholarships for Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy in any field at The University of Queensland Australia

Applications are invited for Fully Funded Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Scholarships at the University of Queensland, Australia.

Details

Awarded to Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people to undertake a Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy in any field at The University of Queensland.

The University of Queensland Australia

Benefits

Successful applicants will receive the following benefits:

  • Base stipend of $38,092 per annum (2020 rate), indexed annually for 03 years with the possibility of two 6 month extensions in approved circumstances
  • Tuition fees

Eligibility 

To be eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Scholarships, applicants must be:

  • an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  • studying full-time and onshore in Australia
  • nominated by an enrolling school or institute at UQ
  • assessed by the Graduate School as meeting all conditions for admission to the higher degree by research program.

Additionally, applicant must not:

  • hold a qualification at the same or a higher level than the higher degree by research program you are undertaking
  • 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 higher degree by research program
  • be receiving a Commonwealth-funded tuition fee scholarship

Application

Apply for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Scholarships when you apply for a higher degree by research.

To ensure there is enough time to review your application, we recommend applying least 2 to 3 months before the research quarter in which you hope to start.

Before submitting an application you should:

  • check your eligibility 
  • prepare your documentation and
  • contact the HDR Liaison Officer in your proposed school or institute with any questions you may have.

A domestic part-time student with carer’s responsibilities, a medical condition or a disability, which prevents them from studying full time may be eligible for scholarship consideration, on a case by case basis.

Scholarship Positions Apply Link

Institute Name: The University of Queensland
Degree/Course: M.Phil and PhD
Country: Australia
Last Date: Contact faculty

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