UQ Graduate School Scholarship (UQGSS)
At a glance
Available to:
Future Student
Current Student
Level of study:
Postgraduate Research
Australian and Permanent Residents or NZ citizens
International student
Award value:
Living allowance of $26,682 per annum (2017 rate), indexed annually, tuition fees, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
Applications open:
1 January 2017
Applications close:
31 December 2018


To be eligible you must:

Be studying full-time and onshore in Australia.
Be nominated by an enrolling school or institute at UQ.
Be assessed by the Graduate School as meeting all conditions for admission to the research higher degree program.
Not hold a qualification at the same or a higher level than the research higher degree program you are undertaking.
Not 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 research higher degree program.
Not be receiving a Commonwealth funded tuition fee scholarship.

For more information about the entry requirements for Higher Degrees by Research at UQ, please visit the Graduate School’s website at https://graduate-school.uq.edu.au/uq-research-degrees

About the award

The UQ Graduate School Scholarship (UQGSS) is awarded to domestic and international students from Research Training Program (Australian Government) funding and UQ funding. The UQGSS will be awarded via a competitive scholarship round twice per year.

The UQGSS provides a living allowance and a tuition fee offset. For international applicants who will study in Australia on a student visa, the UQGSS also includes an allowance for single overseas student health cover.

Terms and conditions

UQ Research Scholarships

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.

Students can be considered for scholarship only twice. Consideration can be prior to enrollment, or in the first round after the confirmation milestone is achieved*.

*conditions apply, see the scholarship rules for further details

In instances where the candidate is awarded a scholarship after commencement there will be no retrospective payments of this scholarship.

How to apply

To apply for admission and scholarship follow these easy steps. There is no separate application for scholarship and you will be given the opportunity to request scholarship consideration on the application for admission.

To be considered for a living allowance scholarship in the first round after confirmation please contact the RHD administrator at your enrolling school/institute/faculty.

Application and commencement dates

Students can apply for this scholarship at any time, however recipients are selected by the RHD Scholarship Selection Committee in two rounds each year, and commencement is restricted to Research Quarters 1 and 3.

Further assistance

The Postgraduate Administration Officer (PGAO) in your proposed enrolling school or institute will be able to help you through the application process and assist you with any questions you may have.
Applications close:
31 December 2018
Before you apply:

You are encouraged to read the definitive rules for this scholarship prior to application, in particular any specific eligibility conditions and check the FAQs if you have any questions.

Enquiries about this scholarship
UQ Graduate School
+61 7 3346 0503

source: https://scholarships.uq.edu.au/scholarship/uq-graduate-school-scholarship-uqgss

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