University of Queensland, International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) and UQ Centennial Scholarship (UQCent)

  • Master, Phd
  • Fully Funded
  • 31 December 2018

The IPRS and UQ Centennial scholarships are awarded competitively based on merit, to international students of exceptional research potential undertaking a research higher degree.
The IPRS scholarship is a Commonwealth funded scholarship which provides a tuition fee award and Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the student and any accompanying dependents. The UQ Centennial scholarship is a UQ funded scholarship which provides a living allowance. The IPRS and the UQ Centennial scholarships are awarded together to provide a full tuition fee and living allowance scholarship.


To be eligible you must:
  • Be an international student on a student visa (subclass 574 for postgraduate research) studying full-time and onshore in Australia.
  • Be nominated by the enrolling school or institute.
  • Be assessed by the Graduate School as meeting all conditions for admission to  the  research higher degree program.
  • Be commencing research higher degree study for the first time in Australia, or have terminated previous enrolment in a RHD program within six months of commencement.
  • Not hold a qualification at the same or  a higher level than the research higher degree program you are undertaking.
  • Not have held an Australia Award (AusAID) scholarship within the two years prior to commencing the research higher degree.
  • Not be receiving an award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the UQ Centennial rate to undertake the research higher degree program.
  • Not be receiving a Commonwealth funded tuition fee scholarship.


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Award value: $26,288 per annum (2016 rate), indexed annually Tuition fees, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

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