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.

Internal Scholarships:

The University of Queensland (UQ) offers a variety of scholarships to international and domestic students. For further information, visit the UQ Graduate School website.

External Scholarships:

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.

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:

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.

Scholarships section

Winter Research Program

The UQ Diamantina Institute will be hosting Winter Research Projects from June - July, 2016.

2017 UQDI Honours Scholarships

In 2017, The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute will be offering Honours Scholarships.

Summer Research Scholarships

The UQ Diamantina Institute will be hosting Summer Research projects from November 2016 - February 2017