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University of Queensland International Scholarship, Australia

Publish Date: Dec 23, 2015

Deadline: Feb 05, 2016

University of Queensland International Scholarship

The UQI scholarships are awarded competitively, based on merit, to outstanding international students undertaking a research higher degree.

Award value

Tuition fees and $26,288 per annum (2016 rate), indexed annually

To be eligible you must

  • Be an international student studying full-time and onshore in Australia. ^
  • Be nominated by the enrolling school or institute.
  • 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 an award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the UQI rate to undertake the research higher degree program.

^ A part-time student, who is resident on a temporary resident visa, 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 twice.  Consideration can be prior to enrolment, or in any scholarship round up to and including the first round after the confirmation milestone is achieved.

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

Scholarship Rules: UQ Research Scholarship General Conditions -

About the award

The UQI scholarship is a UQ funded scholarship that provides a tuition fee award and a living allowance. Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is not covered by this scholarship.

The living allowance scholarship is co-funded by the Graduate School and the enrolling school or institute.  Therefore nomination for this scholarship depends on the funding being available within your enrolling school or institute.

How to apply

To apply for admission to the UQ PhD or MPhil program and a scholarship visit the UQ Graduate School - website.

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.

Students can apply at any time for admission to research higher degree programs. However, students who wish to be considered for a UQ Graduate School scholarship should note that the RHD Scholarship Selection Committee meets two times a year to select the recipients. In order to have your scholarship application considered for recommendation by the school/institute, we advise that you submit your application for admission and scholarship as early as possible.

For further information about research degree higher degree scholarships and important dates visit the Graduate School website -

Before you apply

urged 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.


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