School of Business and Law
Professor Bruce Prideaux
Dr Elena Konovalov


Integration of Indigenous experiences/places/people into tourism. The Centre for Tourism and Regional Opportunities at CQUniversity is looking for a talented and highly motivated PhD candidate. Morris Family Foundation kindly sponsored a PhD scholarship to conduct research on the topic of the integration of Indigenous experiences/places/people into tourism. The successful applicant will be supervised by Professor Bruce Prideaux and Dr Elena Konovalov. It is envisaged that research activities will be mostly conducted in North Queensland, Australia, with the successful candidate located either at CQUniversity Cairns or Townsville campus.

Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Tourism, Indigenous, Tourism products
Currently open, until a suitable candidate is found
Cairns| By Negotiation| Townsville


Morris Family Foundation
$92,318 over three years
Stipend Scholarship

Other special notes

Besides the usual student stipend of approximately $27,000 per year, the scholarship also has a $10,000 research support grant for research activities. Please note that the scholarship is for a full-time student and candidates need to contact Dr Elena Konovalov to advise of their intention to apply. We will close the scholarship as soon as we have a suitable candidate. You can find further information in the scholarships eligibility and selection criteria.

Funding is also provided by CQUniversity to support research higher degree student project costs, and to support national and international conference presentations. This includes:

For doctoral candidates:

  • up to $6,000 in Candidate Support Funds
  • up to $4,500 for Conference Travel Support

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