International PhD Stipend Scholarship

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible applicants must: have completed a Bachelor Degree with First Class Honours, or equivalent level; be eligible to be enrolled full-time on-campus in the PhD program at USQ;  must have applied for enrolment, or currently enrolled in the PhD at USQ; be an international student, not an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident; not have previously held an Australian Government funded higher degree by research scholarship; not be a sponsored student receiving similar funding from their Government, or other organisations; commence the program in 2018.

  • Value of scholarship The International PhD Stipend Scholarship provides a stipend (living allowance), normally valued at AUD $30,000 per annum. Scholarship payments are tax-free.
  • Who can apply All international
  • Application deadline 29-Sep
  • Study level Doctoral Degrees
  • Application details Scholarship applications are separate from the Admission application process, the Office of Research Graduate Studies (ORGS) recommend applicants commence the admission process. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must scan and forward as one PDF attachment the following documentation by email to orgsadmin@usq.edu.au. Applicants will receive an acknowledged of receipt email within 2 working days. (Note no other email address is to be used for the submission of an International PhD Stipend Scholarship).;  an International PhD Scholarship Application form (DOCX 84KB); a curriculum vitae; a Preliminary Research Thesis Topic Proposal (DOC 78KB). If applying for a thesis topic identified via the USQ website, please provide evidence of preliminary discussions with the thesis supervisory team;  education qualifications (testamur and academic transcripts for all undergraduate and postgraduate awards); a list of any research presentations and/or publications; documentation confirming citizenship; provide evidence of English language proficiency by supplying one of the approved language tests, (IELTS or TOEFL) or evidence you have studied for a minimum of 2 years full-time equivalent, within the last five years at a recognised institution in a country on the English Speaking Country List.