Scholarships can help you reach your goal

PhD and research degree scholarships can cover tuition fees, overseas student health cover, living allowances paid as stipends and relocation allowances.

The majority of scholarships are awarded in the annual scholarship round which opens at the beginning of July. You can view the annual scholarship round closing dates on the key dates website.

Applications received at other times are considered on a case-by-case basis with scholarships awarded to high quality applicants. These include applicants from Australian institutions graduating in trimester / semester 1 who wish to commence in trimester 2.

Some scholarship opportunities will also be offered throughout the year for particular research areas. Please refer to the list of scholarships below for more details on individual scholarship opportunities.

There are additional scholarship schemes available to current candidates, including travel grants, completion assistance and publication assistance scholarships. Please refer to the list of scholarships below for more information.

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Australian Government Research Training Program Stipend Scholarship

Australian Government merit-based scholarship for new research degree candidates.

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Griffith University Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Griffith University merit-based scholarship for new research degree candidates.

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Australian Government Research Training Program International Fee Offset Scholarship

Australian Government merit-based tuition scholarship for new international research degree candidates.

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Griffith University International Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Griffith University merit-based tuition scholarship for new international research degree candidates.

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Griffith University Indigenous Australian Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Available to new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research degree candidates.

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Indigenous Australian Research Degree Top Up Scholarship

Available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research degree candidates in receipt of an Australian Government RTP or centrally funded Griffith stipend scholarship.

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Current Candidates Wishing to Apply for Scholarship

Information for current candidates who wish to apply for a scholarship in the Annual Scholarship Round

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Completion Assistance Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Griffith University scholarship available to research degree candidates at the writing-up stage of candidature.

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Publication Assistance Scholarship Scheme

Griffith University scholarship supporting research degree candidates with publishing their research.

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GGRS-IEIS Conference Travel Grant

Griffith Graduate Research School and Griffith International joint-funded grants.

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International Experience Incentive Scheme

Griffith International-funded grants for research degree candidates to participate in study exchange programs or longer term semester-based programs.

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China Scholarship Council (CSC) and Griffith University

Joint-funded scholarships for new CSC research degree candidates covering tuition fees, Overseas Students Health Cover, plus more...

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Griffith University and University of Chinese Academy of Sciences Joint Doctoral Program

Griffith University and the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences merit-based scholarship providing a living allowance and covering tuition fess and overseas student health cover. The program is for Chinese applicants from all research areas including natural resources, environment and life sciences, and any other areas where there are existing or proposed research collaborations.

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University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka (UGC) and Griffith University PhD Scholarship

University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka (UGC) and Griffith University have established a joint funding program to allow up to twelve suitably, UGC supported candidates to enrol in the Doctor of Philosophy program at Griffith University each year.

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South Pacific Central Banks and Griffith University PhD Scholarship

South Pacific Central Banks and Griffith University have established a joint funding program to allow up to four suitably qualified, Central Bank supported candidates to enrol in the Doctor of Philosophy program at Griffith University each year.

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Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (MAAC) and Griffith University

A tuition scholarship funded by Griffith University for future research candidates from Malaysia

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Ristekdikti and Griffith University

The Indonesian Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (Ristekdikti) has reestablished the Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship (Beasiswa Pendidikan Pascasarjana Luar Negeri, or BPPLN) program. Applicants must be a permanent lecturer in a university under the remit of Ristekdikti to be eligible for a PhD scholarship.

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Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan & Griffith University PhD Scholarship

The Higher Education Commission, Pakistan & Griffith University have established a joint funding program for selected graduates from Pakistan to complete a PhD at Griffith.

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Investigating employee voice in hospital settings

Griffith University merit-based scholarship working with Professor Adrian Wilkinson on an Australian Research Council Linkage Project about how employee voice is operationalised in a healthcare setting.

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Asian Security

Griffith University merit-based scholarship working with Professor Kai He on a project within the area of Asian security in the 21st century.

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National Human Rights Institutions and Transitional Justice in Asia

Griffith University merit-based scholarship working with Professor Renée Jeffery on an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship project titled ‘National human rights institutions and transitional justice in Asia.’

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Harvey Coates: Middle-ear infection vaccine development

Griffith University merit-based scholarship and top up supported by the Earbus Foundation of WA which is named in recognition of the long term significant contributions of Professor Harvey Coates to children's ear health. The total value of this living allowance scholarship including travel related benefits is $41,092 per annum.

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Impact of mass gathering events on emergency healthcare services

Griffith University merit-based scholarship working with Dr Jamie Ranse on a project examining the impact on emergency health services (such as ambulance services and/or emergency departments) relating to mass gatherings and/or disasters.

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Fragment-based Drug Discovery: using innovation to tackle global diseases

Griffith University merit-based scholarship working in the Australian Research Council Training Centre for Fragment-Based Design (CFBD). The CFBD is a collaboration between researchers at Monash University, Griffith University, and The University of Sydney. The CFBD projects based at Griffith University are supported by industry partners CSIRO and Takeda California Inc.

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GCORE

Griffith University merit-based scholarship in the field of Medical Implant Technologies in the Griffith Centre for Biomedical and Rehabilitation Engineering

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Chinese Farm Animal Welfare

Griffith University merit-based scholarship working with Professor Deborah Cao working on a project to develop a deeper understanding of the Chinese farm animal industry and farm animal welfare practices

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Climate Change and Health

Griffith University merit-based scholarships working with Dr Shannon Rutherford and Professor Jean Palutikof on the Wellcome Trust project ' Managing heat stress among Bangladesh ready-made clothing industry workers’ hosted by the Griffith Health Group.

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Scholarships Offered by the Health Group

A range of scholarships offered by the Health Group in Health related disciplines

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Griffith Business School Postgraduate Research Top-Up Scholarship

As part of the annual scholarship round Griffith Business School offers top up scholarship for 3 years.

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External Scholarship Opportunities

External scholarship opportunities for research candidates

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Scholarship Extensions

Applying for a scholarship extension

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Australian Government Research Training Program

The Australian Government’s Research Training Program (RTP) (in effect as of 1 January 2017) provides funding to Australian universities to support both domestic and international candidates undertaking a PhD or research degree program. Support provided may include tuition fee offsets, stipends and allowances.

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