CQUniversity Research Stipend Scholarship Australian Indigenous (Research)

$35,000 per year
up to 3 years
April 25, 2023
July 29, 2023
The CQUniversity Indigenous Research Stipend Scholarship (Australian Indigenous) is an award offered to a Masters (Research) or PhD candidate who identifies as, and demonstrates community acceptance as, an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. The award is to assist the student with general living costs while undertaking a Research Higher Degree study at CQUniversity.

To be eligible for the award, an applicant must:

  1. be an Indigenous Australian Citizen,
  2. provide a Community Referee Report to confirm their acceptance in the Indigenous Australian Community,
  3. be currently enrolled in or approved for admission and commencing in 2023 in a Research Higher Degree course at CQUniversity.
  4. Not be receiving income from another source to support their general living costs while undertaking the course of study if that income is more than 75 per cent of the award.
  5. If undertaking:
    • a Research Masters, the applicant will not hold a research Doctorate or a Research Masters or an equivalent research qualification; and
    • a Research Doctorate, the applicant, will not have a Research Doctorate or an equivalent research qualification.

Please see the Research Training Program and Research Higher Degree Scholarships Policy and Procedure for details of the terms and conditions for this award, available at cqu.edu.au/policy

Applications must include all necessary supporting documents. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants will need to supply the following supporting documents with their application form:

  • Written/Typed Submission
  • Academic transcript and certificate(s)
  • Resume/CV
  • Documents demonstrating community involvement or exemplary work or demonstration of leadership.

To apply for this award, please fill the Research Stipend Australian Indigenous Scholarship Application Form and submit along with supporting documents via email to Jilbayrhd@cqu.edu.au.

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