You must meet the entry requirements for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at QUT, including any English language requirements for international students.
You must also:
meet QUT's criteria for Honours 1 equivalence
plan to research a topic that aligns with the ARC research priorities
be able to enrol as a full-time student
have a portfolio of design work that demonstrates your knowledge of methods used in experience, interaction, graphic and interface design
have practical knowledge of graphic design software such as Adobe creative suite.
It would be advantageous to have:
experience in designing communication resources for health contexts
knowledge and understanding of adolescent mental health
an interest in and awareness of health technology.
You can't apply if you:
hold a research doctorate degree or equivalent research qualification
are receiving an equivalent award, scholarship or salary to complete a research degree that provides a benefit greater than 75% of this scholarship's stipend rate.
The scholarship duration is up to 3 years. You are expected to complete your work and submit your thesis for external examination within this timeframe.
Who can apply All international
Value of scholarship You'll receive: an annual living allowance paid fortnightly for up to 3 years, tax exempt and indexed annually (AUD $26,288 in 2016); a top-up scholarship of AUD $5,000 per year, sponsored by our partners Kids Helpline, for project costs, research activities, and conference or overseas travel.