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PhD and MPhil Scholarship Opportunities in the Faculty of Health

Queensland University Of Technology


PhD and Master of Philosophy

Funding for:

International and Domestic Students

Study Mode:

Full Time

Applications Close:

30 September 2019, 11:59pm Australian Eastern Standard Time


Successful applicants must commence study by 31 July 2020

QUT’s Faculty of Health and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation offer scholarships to complete a PhD or Master of Philosophy in an interdisciplinary environment with access to world-class researchers and cutting-edge facilities. Technology, innovation and commercialisation are integrated into the program.

Successful Faculty of Health scholarship applicants will receive a: 

  • Living stipend valued at AU$27,596pa (in 2019) for 3 years (PhD)/1.5 years (MPhil); tax exempt and indexed annually
  • PhD applicants meeting criteria for academic excellence are eligible for an additional top-up scholarship valued at AU$5,000pa; 3 years duration
  • Tuition fees offset or sponsorship
  • Single Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
  • Research support allowance of AU$4,500 (PhD)/AU$2,250 (MPhil)
  • Opportunity to apply for Grant-in-Aid travel funding up to AU$2,000

Scholarship opportunities are available across 7 schools and 3 research themes:

Faculty of Health Schools

IHBI Research Themes

For more information about our research programs, visit

Scholarship information, eligibility criteria and application process

Please read the following:

**The current guidelines refer to the 2019 Annual Scholarship Round. These will be updated for the 2020 Annual Scholarship Round soon, but in the meantime please refer to these guidelines for eligibility and assessment criteria.

Visit How to apply for details on the application process including English language requirements, admission eligibility, writing your research proposal and supporting documentation. International applicants from these countries must apply via a QUT representative agent

We recommend that you contact prospective supervisors to discuss your research proposal before applying, but you may apply if you do not yet have a supervisor for your project. 

For information about the scholarship criteria, please see the following link

For general enquiries contact our Health Research Services Team via

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Queensland - Australia
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students, International Students
Funding amount: AU$27,596
£14,882.52 converted salary* stipend pa for up to 3 years; tax exempt and indexed annually.
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 16th May 2019
Closes: 30th September 2019
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