2024 Postgraduate Research Award (QUTPRA) at Queensland University of Technology(QUT) ,Australia

Closing date: Applicants can apply anytime

Student type: Domestic and International students are eligible for this scholarship program.

Level of study: All levels of study

Study area: Any

Scholarship value:  

· An annual stipend paid fortnightly, indexed annually to support living costs. From 1 January 2024, the annual stipend rate is $33,637 (AUD) full-time rate for scholarships funded centrally by QUT and $32,192 (AUD) for non-centrally funded scholarships (i.e. faculty, school, supervisor or externally funded scholarships).

· Domestic students receive a Research Training Program (RTP) Fees Offset funded by the Australian Government.

· International students receive a QUT Tuition Fee Sponsorship and Single Overseas Health Cover if eligible.

Description: The QUTPRA is a scholarship which QUT awards to students of exceptional research potential undertaking a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) at QUT.

The QUTPRA scholarship includes a stipend to assist with general living costs and either a fees offset or a tuition fee sponsorship to cover the cost of tuition fees.

Unless otherwise specified in the scholarship offer, candidates are entitled to the benefits and are bound by the conditions set out in this document.


At the time of application, all applicants must:

a.  meet QUT’s admission criteria for the research degree to which the applicant has applied, including the English language requirements.

b.  not be in receipt of another living allowance scholarship to undertake the research degree.

Applicants will NOT be eligible if they:

a.  are currently enrolled in a QUT Research Doctorate and have already completed one year or more of full-time equivalent HDR candidature  

b.  are currently enrolled in a QUT Research Masters and have already completed six months or more of full-time equivalent HDR candidature

c.  hold a research qualification regarded by QUT to be equivalent to an Australian Research Doctorate degree or, if undertaking a Research Masters degree, hold a research qualification regarded by QUT to be equivalent to or higher than an Australian Research Masters

d.  receive a primary scholarship stipend or tuition fee scholarship from any source, including QUT, or under another scholarship scheme to support their candidature in a research degree at QUT.

How to apply:  apply online 

More info: https://www.qut.edu.au/study/fees-and-scholarships/scholarships/qut-postgraduate-research-award-qutpra