There are a number of scholarship options available to students that are based on academic ability. Students are encouraged to explore funding options at an early stage.
The University of Queensland (UQ) offers a variety of scholarships to international and domestic students. For further information, visit the UQ Graduate School website.
A number of external parties offer scholarships such as the National Health and Medical Research Council and the Cancer Council Queensland. Other external scholarship can also be found at Nature, and PhdSeek.
Scholarships for Clinician Scientists:
A new scholarship program to support recently qualified clinicians who wish to pursue RHD studies. Further information can be found here.
Summer Research Scholarships:
Summer research scholarships at the UQDI are designed to expose high-quality motivated students with an interest in pursuing a research career in the biomedical sciences to the Institute’s vibrant research environment. Students gain invaluable laboratory skills, career mentoring and networking, and immersion in the research culture of a world-class research institute. Projects run for 6-10 weeks and students are given a stipend of $300 per week. 2014-15 Applications will open 1 July 2014 and students must apply online through the UQ Advantage Office. A list of projects available in 2014 can be found at: http://www.di.uq.edu.au/summer-research.
Winter Research Scholarships
Similar to the summer program, winter research students visit DI for 4 weeks over the winter holidays and they are given a stipend of $1000. Applications for the 2015 winter program will open in April 2015. More information is available from the UQ Advantage Office.