Applications are invited for uptown 10 Fully funded QUEX (UQ-Exeter) Joint PhD Scholarships from International, Australian, Australian Permanent Residents and New Zealand students to study any subject are at The University of Queensland, Australia and the University of Exeter, United Kingdom.
The University of Queensland and the University of Exeter are seeking exceptional PhD students to join a world-leading, cross-continental research team tackling major challenges facing the world’s population in global sustainability and wellbeing as part of the recently launched QUEX Institute. The joint PhD scholarship program provides a fantastic opportunity for the most talented doctoral students to work closely with world class research groups and benefit from the combined expertise and facilities offered at the two institutions.
A total of ten generous, fully-funded scholarships are available for the best applicants, five offered by the University of Exeter and five by the University of Queensland. This select group will have the chance to study in the UK and Australia, and will graduate with a joint degree from The University of Queensland and the University of Exeter.
PhD applicants must be willing to undertake part of their study at both institutions (a minimum of 1 year at the host).
- An annual living stipend of AUD $27,596 (2019) tax free
- Tuition fees
- Overseas Student Health Cover
- A travel grant of AUD $8,500 per annum
- A training grant of AUD $3,000 are also available over the program
To be eligible for fully funded QUEX (UQ-Exeter) Joint PhD Scholarships, an applicant must:
- Study full-time and onshore in Australia (at UQ) or the UK (at Exeter) once enrolled.
- Be assessed by the UQ Graduate School as meeting all conditions for admission to the PhD program
- Not already hold a PhD.
- Applications for these Fully funded QUEX (UQ-Exeter) Joint PhD Scholarships are initially through an expression of interest process
- Expressions of interest will be reviewed and a shortlist created
- Those shortlisted will then be invited to submit a full application