HDR scholarships - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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HDR scholarships

If you are considering undertaking a Higher Degree by Research (HDR), USC has a range of scholarship opportunities available. Scholarships can cover living stipend, tuition fees or top up scholarships. To apply for a scholarshipo, you must be currently enrolled in an HDR program, or have applied for admission to a HDR program, at USC.
Major scholarship rounds

USC holds multiple Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship rounds a year. Applications only accepted during the open period.

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Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Domestic Stipend Scholarship

21 February 2022

01 August  2022

25 March 2022

23 September 2022

AU$28,854 (2022 rate) per annum

Domestic Students

PhD and Master by Research

Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) International Stipend Scholarship

01 August  2022

23 September 2022

AU$28,854 (2022 rate) per annum

International Students

PhD and Master by Research

Project specific scholarships

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Airport Pavement Scholarships 2022 Open now 27 May 2022 $35,000 per annum, paid in fortnightly instalments

Domestic and International Students

PhD

PhD Scholarship - The biodiversity and co-benefits of silvopastoral systems in sub-tropical Australia Open now 18 May 2022 $28,854 per annum tax free (2022 rate), indexed annually

Domestic and International Students

PhD

PhD Scholarship Defence Research Project Open now 29 April 2022 $28,854 per annum tax free (2022 rate), indexed annually

Domestic

PhD

Exercise, Cognition and Healthy Ageing

Open now

Applications accepted until position filled.

$28,854 per annum tax free (2022 rate), indexed annually

Domestic Students

PhD

National Centre for Timber Durability and Design Life Scholarship

Open now

Applications accepted until position filled.

$28,854 per annum tax free (2022 rate), indexed annually

Domestic and International Students

PhD

USC Road Safety Research Collaboration PhD Scholarship

Open now 

Applications accepted until position filled.

$28,854 per annum tax free (2022 rate), indexed annually

Domestic Students

PhD

Indigenous scholarships

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Indigenous Australian Higher Degree by Research Scholarship

21 February 2022

01 August  2022

25 March 2022

23 September 2022

AU$38,854 (2022 rate) per annum

Domestic Students

PhD and Master by Research

USC Indigenous Scholarship - Honours, Higher Degree by Research or Postgraduate

Open now

Applications are accepted all year round

AUD $4000

Domestic Students

HDR Honours or Postgraduate

Externally funded scholarships

External scholarships and awards are available from government departments, businesses and industry groups. Information and applications are administered externally, applications will need to be sent directly to the external agency supporting the scholarships on offer.

Explore the list of external scholarships.

HDR Scholarship Conditions

Learn more about the conditions applicable to HDR scholarships.

How to apply

Learn about applying for a Higher Degree by Research at USC.

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