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Follow your passion for research at UQ

Study at a global top 50 university and create change as a graduate researcher.

Why research at UQ

Our world-class facilities and reputation are backed by tuition scholarships, living stipends and internationally renowned supervisors.


Tuition scholarships available for 120+ projects across an array of disciplines, as well as ~$29K (tax-free) living stipend scholarships to support you while you study.

Find a supervisor

Find a supervisor in your field, and speak with them about your project. Through individual and network support, we’ll help you develop transferable and professional skills and grow as a researcher.


Our research facilities and extensive infrastructure mean you'll have the best equipment at your fingertips while you change the world and people's lives for the better through your research.

Our research programs

Explore our research programs to learn more about the experience, eligibility and how to apply. 

PhD and MPhil scholarships

There are 2 major scholarship schemes to start you on your UQ journey.

Develop a project

Find a UQ researcher to supervise you and collaborate to develop a project. 

Apply for a Graduate School scholarship for tuition and ~$29K a year for living expenses.

Join a research project

Or, join an existing project linked to UQ's groundbreaking research.

You'll receive an earmarked scholarship to cover your tuition and ~$29K a year for living expenses.

Follow your passion for research

Register your interest and we'll send you everything you need to know about applying for a research degree at UQ.

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Ready to apply?

Browse scholarships, find a research supervisor and follow our step-by-step guide on how to prepare your documents. What you need to provide depends on the program and the scholarship.

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Support for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants

If you're wanting to start or continue your career in research, we can help. Learn more about your eligibility requirements, scholarships available to you, and more. 

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