Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander PhD Scholarships

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Eligibility Requirements

Nominees must: Identify as being of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent conduct the scholarship in Queensland be a new commencing full-time student be an Australian citizen, or secure Australian residency for the duration of the scholarship. If the Scholar does not have residency at the time of application, if successful, they have up to six months from the date of notification to obtain residency covering the duration of the scholarship. The scholarship proposal must either: address at least one of the Queensland Science and Research Priorities, or be aligned to a Queensland Government Roadmap area apply the research of Business Schools to support entrepreneurship and small to medium enterprise growth in Queensland. Nominations for Advance Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander PhD Scholarships are to be submitted by QUT.

  • Value of scholarship The program provides up to AUD $120,000 over three years (GST exempt) for scholars to undertake an applied PhD research project. This includes a thesis submission payment of AUD $2,500 if you submit your thesis within 3.5 years of starting your research.
  • Who can apply All international
  • Study level Doctoral Degrees
  • Application details Students can apply online.