HDR Scholarships

JCU Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Scholarships for HDR candidates (Master of Philosophy, Doctor of Philosophy) are awarded annually on a competitive basis to the most outstanding applicants.

When applying, applicants will be considered for all applications for which they are eligible.  Applications will be ranked as per the Scholarship Scoring Procedure.

The base rate for JCU's HDR Scholarships is currently $33,500 pa which is the highest of any Queensland university.

JCU offers a range of HDR scholarships for domestic and international applicants.  Each of these scholarships is available to help support domestic and international candidates with living costs while dedicating themselves to a research degree at JCU.

Scholarships for Currently Enrolled Candidates

If you are already enrolled in your Higher Degree by Research course and you wish to apply for a scholarship, please go to MyStudent. Enquiries should be forwarded to grs@jcu.edu.au.