We can help you find bigger opportunities

Our staff can assist you to find prestigious external scholarship opportunities to further your academic career and can support you throughout the application process.

If you are seeking information about PhD and research degree scholarships at Griffith, visit research study scholarships.


On Wednesday 28 April, our Vice Chancellor and President Professor Carolyn Evans (Rhodes Scholar and Fulbright Senior Scholarship recipient) hosted an online seminar for all Griffith University staff, students and alumni to explain how the Griffith Honours College supports applicants for a range of prestigious external scholarships and awards.

If you weren't able to attend the session, you can still access the information pack, presentation slides and a recording of the event right here:

Information pack

Presentation slides

Seminar recording

Prestigious Scholarships

New Colombo Plan

The NCP Scholarship Program supports undergraduates studying a range of disciplines to undertake study, Language Training and an Internship and/or Mentorship for up to 19 months in up to 40 Indo-Pacific locations.

Expressions of interest to become one of Griffith University’s nominees close 4 pm Monday 24 May 2021.

Find out more

Nine students net New Colombo Plan Scholarships ⟶

Nine Griffith undergrads named as New Colombo scholars ⟶

Four students named New Colombo Plan scholars for 2019 ⟶

Meet our New Colombo Plan scholars for 2019 ⟶

Rhodes Scholarship

Rhodes Scholarships are postgraduate awards supporting outstanding students to attend the University of Oxford.

Applications open 1 July 2021 and close 10 September 2021.

Find out more

Griffith medicine grad named Queensland’s 2018 Rhodes Scholar ⟶

Griffith honours first Rhodes Scholar ⟶

Griffith welcomes new Vice Chancellor ⟶

Fulbright scholarships

The Australian-American Fulbright Commission offers scholarship opportunities to Australian citizens across various academic and career stages.

Applications open 6 January 2021 and close July 6 2021.

Information Session 2021

Find out more

Six Griffith affiliates named Fulbright scholars ⟶

Fulbright scholar to advance virus research ⟶

Griffith researchers receive Fulbright awards ⟶

The John Monash Scholarships

The John Monash Scholarships awarded to outstanding Australians with leadership potential who wish to study postgraduate studies overseas.

Applications open 1 May 2021 and close 14 July 2021.

Find out more

Postgrad awarded prestigious John Monash scholarship ⟶

Young research leader saving endangered animals to study at Oxford ⟶

Ms Jodi Gardner ⟶

Ms Maja Arsic ⟶

Schwarzman Scholars

The Schwarzman Scholars is the first scholarship created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century, it is designed to prepare young leaders to serve as a bridge between China and the rest of the world,

Application dates TBC, closing around September.

Find out more

Griffith's first Schwarzman scholar ⟶

Ramsay Scholarship

The postgraduate scholarships enable coursework and/or research to be undertaken at the world’s best universities and colleges for up to two years (and in select cases up to three years).

Applications open February 1 2022 and close March 31 2022.

Find out more

Churchill Fellowship

Churchill Fellowship offers eligible students the remarkable opportunity to travel overseas to investigate a topic or an issue that you are passionate about.

Due to the impact of COVID-19 on international travel, there will not be a Churchill Fellowship application round in 2021.

Find out more

Six worthy winners of Churchill Fellowships ⟶

Griffith alumni awarded prestigious Churchill Fellowships ⟶

Alumnus provides tools for men’s mental health ⟶


Cambridge Australia Scholarships provides scholarships for outstanding Australian graduates to undertake Masters and PhD studies at the University of Cambridge, England.

Applications for the 2021–2022 round are now closed. The 2022–2023 round will open in September and close October 2021.

Find out more

A new scholarship has been established for QLD Graduates to study Masters at Cambridge University .

Find out more

Cambridge scholarship goes to plan for Ethan ⟶

Prestigious Cambridge scholarships for engineering and law alumni ⟶

Common questions