Advance Queensland Scholarship | Advance Queensland Scholarships Full-Time PhD Research Program in Australia, 2017
Advance Queensland Scholarship | Advance Queensland Scholarships Full-Time PhD Research Program in Australia, 2017.
Applications are invited for Advance Queensland PhD Scholarships to support undergraduate researchers in gaining a PhD degree.
The scholarships assist in attracting and retaining promising researchers in Queensland, and foster increased linkage with industry/end-user organisations.
Advance Queensland is the Queensland Government’s innovation agenda. It is already contributing to building the new economy creating sustainable jobs and delivering better outcomes for communities.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time PhD research program at a Queensland university.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to pursue their chosen career.
Scholarship Award: The program provides top-up funding of up to $45,000 over three years (GST exempt) for Scholars to undertake an applied PhD research project. This includes a thesis submission payment of $2,500 for Scholars who submit their thesis within 3.5 years of commencement.
Scholarship can be taken in Australia
Eligibility: To be eligible for funding, the scholar must be nominated by a Queensland-based agency, including universities, research agencies, government organizations, not-for-profit/charitable organizations 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:
Addresses one of the Queensland Science and Research Priorities (PDF, 671KB), or
Is aligned with a Queensland Government Industry Roadmap area; or
Involves research that will support entrepreneurship and small to medium enterprise growth in Queensland
- Spend at least 50% of the scholarship physically co-located with at least one Queensland-based industry/end-user partner organisation.
Nationality: Australian citizens can apply for PhD Scholarships.
How to Apply: Each application must contain
- A completed online application
- Copy of the nominated Scholar’s academic transcript
- Letter(s) of support from the proposed industry/end-user partner organisation(s)
- Signed financial incentive agreement declaration (PDF, 151KB).
Application Deadline: Online applications close December 12, 2016.
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