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Indigenous Research Training Scholarships

Indigenous Research Training Scholarships

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

The base rate for JCU's HDR Scholarships is currently $46,653 pa

Applications can be submitted at any time. 

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

How to Apply

Before applying please consider whether you are eligible for your chosen course, noting that course eligibility does not guarantee competitiveness for a scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements: minimum qualifications per HDR Requirements, must be able to meet Conditions of Award.

Frequently asked questions

Citizenship: Australia, New Zealand, Australian Permanent Residency, must identify as Australian Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander

Applications: Apply and commence any time

Inclusions: Living allowance stipend $46,653pa in 2023 + one off $10,000 for project expenses, tuition fees.

Duration: 3.5 years for PhD only

Exclusions: Relocation expenses, Student Services and Amenities Fee.