Eligibility: Applicants must meet all of the following
criteria to be eligible to apply for the UQ International
-Be an international student studying full-time and
onshore in Australia.
-Be nominated by the enrolling school or institute.
-Be assessed by the Graduate School as meeting all
conditions for admission to the research higher degree
-Not hold a qualification at the same or a higher level
than the research higher degree program you are
-Not be receiving an award, scholarship or salary
providing a benefit greater than 75% of the UQI rate to
undertake the research higher degree program.
-A part-time student, who is resident on a temporary
resident visa, with career’s responsibilities, a medical
condition or a disability which prevents them from
studying full time may be eligible for scholarship
consideration, on a case by case basis.
-Students can be considered for scholarship twice.
Consideration can be prior to enrolment, or in any
scholarship round up to and including the first round
after the confirmation milestone is achieved.
-In instances where the candidate is awarded a
scholarship after commencement there will be no
retrospective payments of this scholarship.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: The applicant must be an
international student studying full-time and onshore in
Australia is eligible to apply for this programme.
English Language Requirements: In order to gain entry to
an academic program at UQ, you will have to
demonstrate you have the appropriate level of English
-To meet the UQ’s English language proficiency
requirements, you must demonstrate one of the
-a score equivalent to four semesters of Sound
Achievement in Queensland Studies Authority English or
Australian or international equivalent. Less than four
semesters may be considered for some programs.
-at least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-
band of the International English Language Testing
System (IELTS) or equivalent test. Some programs have
higher English proficiency requirements; see individual
Test Requirement: Applicants have to take equivalent
tests such as the Test of English as a Foreign Language
(TOEFL) and Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic are
also accepted and other qualifications and experience
may also be considered.
-Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only
required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87
TOEFL or 64 PTE).
How to Apply: To apply for admission to the UQ PhD or
MPhil program and a scholarship visit the UQ Graduate
-The Postgraduate Administration Officer (PGAO) in your
proposed enrolling school or institute will be able to help
you through the application process and assist you with
any questions you may have.
-Students can apply at any time for admission to
research higher degree programs. However, students
who wish to be considered for a UQ Graduate School
scholarship should note that the RHD Scholarship
Selection Committee meets two times a year to select the
recipients. In order to have your scholarship application
considered for recommendation by the school/institute
we advise that you submit your application for admission
and scholarship as early as possible.
Apply @: www.uq.edu.au/grad-school/apply