CQUniversity Morris Family Foundation PhD funding for International Students in Australia

  • Master
  • $92,318
  • 31 December 2019

This scholarship provides the opportunity for a successful candidate to conduct research on the topic of the integration of indigenous experiences/places/people into tourism. It is envisaged that research activities will be mostly conducted in North Queensland, Australia.


To be eligible for this Scholarship the candidate must meet eligibility requirements for approval to enroll in a Doctor of Philosophy at CQUniversity. Prospective applicants should consult the Research Higher Degrees Course Rules Policy and Procedure for further information about eligibility requirements for admission to CQUniversity.
Both domestic and international students are eligible to apply, however international students will need to meet immigration financial requirements or have already secured a scholarship to cover tuition fee (at international rate) from an outside funding agency and will need to provide documentary evidence into that effect with the application to be considered.
The candidate must be a full-time student to be based either at Cairns (preferable) or the Townsville campus.
The candidate must not be receiving income from another source to support general living costs while undertaking the course of study if that income is greater than 75 percent of the Scholarship stipend rate. Income unrelated to the course of study or income received for the course of study for not the purposes of supporting general living costs is not to be taken into account.


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Single scholarship providing three years funding totaling $92,318, as per the following schedule: $27,018 in Year 1; $27,400 in Year 2 and $27,900 in Year 3. An additional $10,000 research support grant (over the three years) for research activities is provided.
Length of Scholarship: Three years (3) duration.


Applicants are encouraged to contact Dr Elena Konovalov for further information about this scholarship project. Please visit our website to find more information to contact Dr. Elena Konovalov.
Applications for the Morris Family Foundation PhD Scholarship are to be submitted by email to Dr Elena Konovalov.
Applications are to include:
  • A letter of motivation describing your skills and research experience with specific responses to the Selection Criteria listed above;
  • A brief research proposal;
  • Your current resume, including certified academic transcripts, and a list of your previous publications and projects;
  • A list of three academic referees together with contact information.

Applicants will be invited to undertake an interview as part of the selection process.
Interested candidates must contact Dr Elena Konovalov to express their interest and intention to apply as the scholarship will close when the successful applicant has been found

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