Application Deadline: Tuesday, 2 October 2018; 11:59pm (AEST)

The Griffith University Postgraduate Research Scholarship provides a living allowance of AUD $27,082 (2018 rate, indexed annually) per annum — paid as a fortnightly stipend, and a relocation allowance. Sick leave, maternity leave and leave of absence provisions also apply.This scholarship does not cover tuition fees.

Please note:


To be eligible for consideration for award of a Griffith University Postgraduate Research Scholarship, applicants must be commencing or enrolled in a Higher Degree Research program at Griffith University. Applicants must not be receiving income from another source to support their general living costs that provides a benefit greater than 75% of the GUPRS stipend. Applicants should refer to GUPRS Conditions of Award (PDF 301k)


The GUPRS may be held for up to two years for a research masters program and up to three years for a doctoral program. A six month extension may begranted to doctoral candidates in certain circumstances.

How to apply

New applicants must follow the process for submitting an online application for a higher degree by research program, which also includes a section for scholarship application. Please note, unless the scholarship round is officially open, your online application will only be assessed for candidature.

Current HDR candidates or applicants with a current offer (not yet commenced) are required to follow a different process for submitting a scholarship application. Details can be found here.

Applicants may only apply a maximum of two times in a five year period for consideration in the scholarship ranking and selection process.

Conditions of Award

Policies may be adopted that provide for a limited number of GUPRS to be allocated, for example, the Continuing Student Scholarship Scheme. In suchcases, there may be additional eligibility requirements or variations to the procedure for selection and award. The GUPRS conditions of award will beamended to reflect the variations applicable to the awardee.

GUPRS Conditions of Award (PDF 301k)

Application Deadline: Tuesday, 2 October 2018; 11:59pm (AEST)

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For more information, please visit the official website for the Griffith University Postgraduate Research Scholarship.

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