PhD Scholarships

Supporting scholars in gaining a research PhD degree to lay the foundation for a future research career.

What's important

  • No further rounds are being offered at this stage.



Applications are closed.

To be eligible for funding, the scholar must be nominated by a Queensland-based agency, including universities, research agencies, government organisations, not-for-profit/charitable organisations and businesses.

The proposed PhD Scholar must:

  • be an Australian citizen or have Australian residency for the duration of the scholarship
  • be commencing a full-time PhD research program at a Queensland university in 2017
  • have applied for a primary PhD scholarship that is:
    • a 2017 Australian Postgraduate Award (APA), or
    • other PhD funding that equals or exceeds the value of a 2017 APA.
  • have a research proposal that:
    • addresses one of the Queensland Science and Research Priorities, or
    • is aligned with a Queensland Government Industry Roadmap area; or
    • involves research that will support entrepreneurship and small to medium enterprise growth in Queensland
  • spend at least 50% of the scholarship physically co-located with at least one Queensland-based industry/end-user partner organisation.

Guidelines and conditions

Applications are closed.

About the PhD Scholarship

The Advance Queensland PhD Scholarships support undergraduate researchers in gaining a PhD degree. The scholarships assist in attracting and retaining promising researchers in Queensland, and foster increased linkage with industry/end-user organisations.

How to apply

Applications are now closed.


Last updated 25 Jul, 2019
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