List of University scholarship portals/databases for international students, Australia

Where to find scholarships to study in Australia (Scholarship Portals/Databases) There are more scholarship opportunities in Australia than you think. Did you know that there are currently about 373 scholarship providers in Australia? which offers over 8000+ scholarships to international students who intend to study in Australia? and above all, did you also know most Australian  Universities have no application fees ? Whatever you are interested in, there is a scholarship for you to explore below When compared to other countries like the US or Canada, this is really a must-try-reason to apply to Australian Universities. In this post, we will talk about the various search engines you should know or use when searching for study in Australia for international students from Undergraduate scholarships for international students to Postgraduate coursework and Research degree scholarships in all fields of study A

Fully funded PhD scholarships, University of Queensland(Category 1 Projects)

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 About the positions

Earmarked scholarships scheme to support Category 1 project grants

Applications are now open for the University of Queensland Earmarked Scholarships Scheme 2023. The Earmarked scholarships are funded by the Australian Government to assist eligible PhD students with their living costs and tuition fees. The scholarships are available to both international and domestic students to undertake a PhD study at the University of Queensland

The Earmarked scholarships are offered for research projects aligned with recently awarded Category 1 Research Grants. They offer PhD students the opportunity to work with leading and contributing to large projects of national significance.

Also check out Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship(RTPS) 2023 at Melbourne University still, 350 Masters/PhD positions, open to any field of choice

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Earmarked Scholarships overview

  • Funding type: Full tuition fee cover
  • Stipends: $32,192 per annum tax-free
  • Health Insurance: Single Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
  • Degree Program: PhD 
  • Field of study:  All study areas(Project-specific)
  • Number of awards: Vary
  • Location:  University of Queensland, Australia
  • Citizen type: International students/ All countries eligible
  • Award Duration: up to 3.5 years, with possible 1 extension
  • Application Deadline: Open in rounds
The application for these scholarships are open in rounds all year through. There are main 4 rounds that match with the University of Queensland's academic year for research students(research quarters (RQ)), applicants must apply at least 12 weeks before the commencement date of each research quarter. 

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for these scholarships interested applicants must meet the University of Queensland's minimum entry into entry requirements for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

How to apply

Before applying for these scholarships, applicants must check the latest commencement date and ensure they can meet the timeframes. They must equally apply at least 12 weeks prior.

Earmarked scholarships are awarded to support Category 1 project grants. To apply for these scholarships, interested applicants should:
  1. Choose an eligible project and contact the project supervisor to discuss your interest
  2. Prepare your documentation
  3. In your application, under the 'Scholarship and Collaborative study' section, select:
  • ‘My higher degree is not collaborative’.
  • 'I am applying for, or have been awarded a scholarship or sponsorship'.
  • UQ Earmarked Scholarship type

Further information

For other inquiries about these scholarships, applicants can contact the University of Queensland graduate school. See details below

UQ Graduate school
Phone: (07) 3346 0503

Visit the University website for further details and apply

(Also apply for the University International Postgraduate Award (UIPA)2023, University of New South Wales, Australia, Multiple fully funded Masters and PhD scholarships)

Pro-tips for research scholarship applications

The followings are some helpful links to browse through. They include tips and guides on how to successfully apply for research Masters and PhD scholarships and admissions to study in Australia. 
These are just some essential elements that any international student thinking to study abroad must be aware of especially when applying for research degree programs abroad. 

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