CQUniversity Research Stipend Scholarship (Australian Indigenous)

The CQUniversity Research Stipend Scholarship (Australian Indigenous) is provided to assist students with general living costs while undertaking a Research Higher Degree at CQUniversity.

Scholarship Value: $35,000 (per year, indexed)

Length of Scholarship: up to 3 years

Number Available: 1

Opening Date: 31 August 2017

Closing Date: 08 January 2018

Eligibility
Study LevelPostgraduate (Research)
Year of StudyFuture/First Year; Continuing (2nd year or greater)
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen; Permanent Resident
EthnicityAboriginal; Torres Strait Islander
Study RegionAdelaide; Brisbane; Bundaberg; Cairns; Emerald; Gladstone; Mackay; Melbourne; Noosa; Perth; Rockhampton; Sydney; Townsville
Study ModeAll modes
Study LoadFull time
GenderEither

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for a

CQUniversity Research Stipend Scholarship (Australian Indigenous), an applicant must:

a) Be an Indigenous Australian citizen. Recipients would normally provide verification of their acceptance within the Indigenous Australian community.

b) Be undertaking, or approved for admission and enrolling in, a research higher degree program at CQUniversity.

c) If undertaking:

i) A Research Masters, not hold a research Doctorate or a Research Masters or an equivalent research qualification; and

ii) a Research Doctorate, not hold a Research Doctorate or an equivalent research qualification; and

d) must not be receiving income from another source to support the student's general living costs while undertaking the course of study if that income is greater than 75 per cent of the CQUniversity Research Stipend Scholarship (Australian Indigenous) stipend rate.

Selection Criteria

This is an equity scholarship.  Please see the Research Training Program and Research Higher Degree Scholarships Policy and Procedure for details of the terms and conditions for this award.

Additional Information

Applicants will be required to provide a Community Referee Report to confirm their acceptance in the Indigenous Australian community.

How to apply

Applicants must be enrolled, or approved to enrol in 2018, in a research higher degree at CQUniversity.  Interested applicants should send an email to research-scholarships@cqu.edu.au to request an application package.

How will I know the outcome of my application?

Applicants will be notified by email when the scholarship has been awarded.

Donor details

CQUniversity Australia