Scholarships Search JCU Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Scholarships - International

JCU Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Scholarships - International

JCU Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Scholarships - International Students

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.

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

Applications for 2024 commencing students can now be submitted.  Closing Date: 31 August 2023.

HDR scholarships do not include overseas health cover or relocation expenses.

International applicants must pay health cover prior to applying for a student visa. Overseas health cover for a single person undertaking a PhD is a one off up front payment of $4,140 and if accompanied by your partner or family is $15,162 and $23,413 respectively (as at June 2023).

International applicants should also understand living costs and other expenses in Australia. The Prepare to Arrive website contains useful links to help estimate your cost of living in Australia, including the cost of care and schooling for children.

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: ELR Band 2, minimum qualifications per HDR Requirements, must be able to meet Conditions of Award.

Citizenship: International Students (excluding  JCUS based)

Applications close: 31 August 2023

Inclusions: Living allowance stipend $33,500pa in 2023,  tuition fees.

Duration: 3.5 years for PhD, 2 years for MPhil Full time

Exclusions: Relocation expenses, Student Services and Amenities Fee.