Indigenous PhD Scholarship in Science

An award for Indigenous PhD students.Stipend payment at the annual value of an MRS initially offered for three years. Further extensions are available based on progress (ie. for up to four years candidature). Access to a further $6000 to support fieldwork, conference or collaborative travel during candidature.

Application type

No application is required. You will be automatically considered for this award.

Benefit type

General allowance
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Applicable study areas

Sciences and mathematics

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    Indigenous students entering a PhD in the Faculty of Science in 2019. To remain eligible, the candidate must maintain the minimum PhD candidature requirements as established by the university.

    Selection criteria

    The successful candidate must satisfy the minimum entry requirements for a RHD as set out in the University Handbook.

What are the benefits?

Stipend payment at the annual value of an MRSinitially offered for three years

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