QUT Excellence Top Up Scholarship for International Students to Study in Australia

QUT Excellence Top Up Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Several disciplines
Course Level: Graduate research (masters, phd, professional doctorate)
Provider: QUT
Country to Study in: Australia

Scholarship Description
The Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia offers the QUT Excellence Top-Up Scholarship for both prospective international and domestic research students intending to study at the university.

QUT Excellence Top-Up Scholarships are awarded to exceptional candidates in conjunction with an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) or QUT Postgraduate Research Award (QUTPRA).

This top up scholarship has replaced the QUT Vice-Chancellor's (VC) Top-Up Scholarship and the QUT Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Commercialisation) (DVC) Top-Up Scholarship.

QUT Excellence Top-Up Scholarship

This scholarship is available to both domestic Australian and international students from other countries. Applicants must be intending Postgraduate research (Masters and PhD) students.

You must:
  • have Honours First Class (or equivalent)
  • be accepted into a PhD, masters by research or professional doctorate
  • be ranked in the top 30 domestic Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) recipients or international QUT Postgraduate Research Award (QUTPRA) recipients in the annual scholarship round.
QUT Excellence Top-Up Scholarships are only awarded in conjunction with an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) or QUT Postgraduate Research Award (QUTPRA). If you already hold one of these scholarships from a previous scholarship round you are not eligible to apply again.

Selection criteria:
Awards are based on Academic performance.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries

Participating Institutions
Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

Fields of study
Qualified faculty/area:
  • Business
  • Creative Industries
  • Education
  • Health
  • Law
  • Science and Engineering
Number of awards
Not specified by sponsor

Sponsorship duration
Awarded each year upto 3 years if you are a doctoral student

Scholarship benefits
You'll receive a top-up scholarship to the value of $7,000 each year to supplement your Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) or QUT Postgraduate Research Award (QUTPRA).

Method of Application
You have to be applying for a QUT course to apply for this scholarship. You must apply for admission to QUT during the annual scholarship round, and also indicate on your application that you wish to be considered for a scholarship.

It is important to visit the How to apply for a research degree page, and also the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship.

The annual scholarship round closes in September each year. Scholarship applications for the 2016/2017 session open 1 September 2016, and close 30 September 2016.

Queensland University of Technology, abbreviated as QUT, is a public research university located in the urban coastal city of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. QUT is located on three campuses in the Brisbane area: Gardens Point, Kelvin Grove, and Caboolture.

QUT ranks within the top 10 Australian universities and the upper 3 per cent world-wide. QUT has been ranked as Australia's best university under 50 years of age by the Times Higher Education Top 100, and ranks 26th globally in that category. The university in its current form was founded 1989, when the then Queensland Institute of Technology (QIT) merged with the Brisbane College of Advanced Education.

Application Deadline: 30 September 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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