CQUniversity Research Stipend Scholarship (Women)

The CQUniversity Research Stipend Scholarship (Women) is intended to increase the number of women in research higher degree programs at CQUniversity and to assist with living expenses for a female graduate who has experienced a sustained break from study.

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

Length of Scholarship: up to 3 years

Number Available: 1

Opening Date: 31 August 2017

Closing Date: 07 November 2017

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

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for a CQUniversity Research Stipend Scholarship (Women) an applicant must:

a) Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident of Australia.

b) Have experienced a break from study of five or more years.

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

d) If undertaking:

  • a Research Masters, not hold a research Doctorate or a Research Masters or an equivalent research qualification; and
  • a Research Doctorate, not hold a Research Doctorate or an equivalent research qualification; and

e) must not be receiving an equivalent award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the CQUniversity Research Stipend Scholarship (Women) stipend rate to undertake a research higher degree.

Selection Criteria

The scholarship will be awarded in accordance with the Research Training Program and Research Higher Degree Scholarships Policy and Procedure.  In addition, please note that this is an equity scholarship.  The Award is offered for a female candidate who can demonstrate a break of not less than five years from study (for example, for caring responsibilities).

Additional Information

Please review the Research Training Program and Research Higher Degree Scholarships Policy and Procedure for the terms and conditions of this Award.

How to apply

Applicants must be currently enrolled in, or approved for admission and commencing in 2018, in a research higher degree at CQUniversity.  To apply for this Award please complete the online Research Higher Degree Scholarship Application, found here.

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