Advance Queensland’s PhD Scholarships 2017 closing 12 December 2016 (QLD)

Supporting scholars in gaining a research PhD degree to lay the foundation for a future research career.

What’s important

  • Up to $45,000 (GST exempt) over 3 years for each scholarship.
  • Optional $2500 thesis submission payment if thesis is submitted with 3.5 years of commencement.
  • Applications close 1pm (AEST) 12 December 2016.
  • Approved fellowships must begin in 2017.
  • Eligibility criteria apply.


To be eligible for funding, the scholar must be nominated by a Queensland-based agency, including universities, research agencies, government organisations, not-for-profit/charitable organisations and businesses.

The proposed PhD Scholar must:

  • be an Australian citizen or have Australian residency for the duration of the scholarship
  • be commencing a full-time PhD research program at a Queensland university in 2017
  • have applied for a primary PhD scholarship that is:
    • a 2017 Australian Postgraduate Award (APA), or
    • other PhD funding that equals or exceeds the value of a 2017 APA.
  • have a research proposal that:
  • spend at least 50% of the scholarship physically co-located with at least one Queensland-based industry/end-user partner organisation.

For more information (source) >>> PhD Scholarships 2017


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